On Sunday 14 September 2008 11:57:32 pm Mumia W. wrote:
> On 09/15/2008 12:14 AM, Lou Katz wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 09:17:34PM -0500, Jason Crain wrote:
> >> Jack is separated into several packages. The main sound server is
> >> called jackd, which depends on shared libraries in package libjack0.
> >> Lots of packages depend on libjack0, including audacity. It should be
> >> harmless to upgrade libjack0 and does not require you to install the
> >> full jack sound server.
> > No Joy!
> > The version of libjack0 which is installed is the most recent one.
> > Audacity runs just fine when Synaptic shows jackd (0.103.0-6ubuntu1) as
> > not installed, but the little orange icon want's me to 'upgrade' jackd to
> > 0.103.0-6ubuntu1, even though it is not installed. If I do the upgrade,
> > the jackd gets installed, the icon goes away and I no longer can get
> > sound out, with the uniformative "Error while opening sound device.
> > Please check the output device settings and the project sample rate."
> > message. Deinstalling jackd allows sound to come out.
> > psax in the two situations shows no differences. Bah!
> > I could fix the Update manager the way my brother dealt with the oil
> > light in his car coming on - he disconnected the oil light.
> You must be running Intrepid because jackd 0.103.0-6ubuntu1 is not an
> option for Hardy. I recommend using Aptitude's interactive interface to
> find out what package on your system requires jackd. Or you can use this
> non-interactive command:
I'm puzzled. According to my synaptic package manager, the jackd showing for
my Hardy install is 0.109.2-1ubuntu1, what does PulseAudio use? ...since it
is said to contain the daemon jackd as well. Then too,
gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad says "Depends libjack0 (>= 0.109.2)"
> aptitude why jackd
~$ aptitude why jackd
i gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad Depends libjack0 (>= 0.109.2)
i A libjack0 Suggests jackd (= 0.109.2-1ubuntu1)
> I think that should show you what packages might require jackd to be
> BTW, does your brother's car still run? ;-)
The oil light requires as little as 3 lbs pressure to turn off so I'd think it
would likely not!!
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