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Separate ALSA Devices for Amarok & Kaffeine

This tutorial explains how to set a specific default ALSA device for Amarok and Kaffeine. (This was tested in Amarok and Kaffeine 0.8.6 both using xine on Kubuntu 8.04 [Hardy Heron]) The main advantage of this would be having your media go through one set of speakers and the system sounds going through another.


DRM, which means Digital Rights Management (or as many say, Digital Restriction Manager), restricts how you can use media and even devices that you have purchased. DRM is used by many companies including Apple, Microsoft, and Sony. When a file is protected by DRM the number of computers it can be used on can be limited and many other things. … Read More