Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Broken konversation audio notifications

For quite some time, I have been trying to get the konversation IRC client to play sounds when certain events happen in IRC. KDE has a slick, unified notifications system but for some reason, I couldn't ever get the sound notifications to work.

Well, I finally found the answer. This follow-up to a bug report about failing KDE audio notifications provides the solution. In brief,

  1. rm ~/.kde/share/config/knotifyrc

  2. killall knotify

That's it. When you try your next audio notification through knotify, everything should work.

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