The Analog Real-time Synthesizer (aRts) provides sound support for KDE and necessary libraries for kdelibs.
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Estimated disk space required: 31.3 MB
Estimated build time: 2.00 SBU
Install aRts by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=$KDE_PREFIX --disable-debug \ --disable-dependency-tracking && make
Now, as the root user:
--prefix=$KDE_PREFIX: This option tells the process to install the package in $KDE_PREFIX. aRts is installed here as it's required before installing KDE.
--disable-debug: This option causes the package to be compiled without debugging code.
--disable-dependency-tracking: This option speeds up one time builds.
is a daemon that provides access to the sound hardware resources.
is a small wrapper program artswrapper which simply sets real-time priority (running as root) and then executes artsd as a non-root user.
is intended as a utility to perform miscellaneous functions related to the sound server.
is a simple utility to play a sound file.
provides an interim solution that allows most of legacy sound applications to run unchanged.
is a simple utility to send raw audio data to the sound server.
is a graphical utility for performing a number of tasks related to the sound server.
is a utility to assist developers using the aRts C API.
is the Interface Definition Language (IDL) file compiler for MCOP, the Multimedia Communication Protocol used by aRts.
contains functions that support aRts programs.
To find out information about aRts and the various programs included in the package, see The aRts Handbook. For information in languages other then English, see the KDE Documentation and navigate to the aRts documentation in your language.
Last updated on 2005-02-06 08:57:25 -0700