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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] problem with KDE/plasma on Beowulf / pulseaudio too
On Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 06:25:26AM -0400, . via Dng wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a thinkpad laptop with a separate numeric keypad.  I was using
> devuan ascii with KDE happily on this machine, but when I upgraded to
> beowulf  I lost the use of the numeric keypad.  It appears to be
> KDE/plasma that's at fault, so I resigned myself to using LXQT instead
> of KDE.
> But I also have issues with LXQT, including similar audio problems as
> what others are posting about.  I just tried to "apt remove" pulseaudio,
> but apt wants to remove lxqt along with it.

I use lxqt, but do not have pulseaudio installed.
I do have apulse installed, which uses alsa to provide the pulseaudio interface.

Perhaps install apulse before or while you uninstall pulseaudio?

-- hendrik

> So I have a two-part question:  is there some way to get my numeric
> keypad back under KDE ; or how can I remove pulseaudio without removing
> lxqt along with it?
> Or do I have to move on to some other UI?  (Okay, part 3 of a 2-part
> question :-)
> TIA, -Bob
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