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authorMichele Calgaro <>2020-05-26 17:36:01 +0900
committerMichele Calgaro <>2020-05-26 17:36:01 +0900
commit953eb33118f00b164d272876802aa8883dd5e8e7 (patch)
parent0844ba9db59ebf31243f1ddc3d47ae440c302f3b (diff)
Progressive update of release notes for R14.0.9.
Signed-off-by: Michele Calgaro <>
1 files changed, 24 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/doc/releasenotes/r14.0.9.docbook b/doc/releasenotes/r14.0.9.docbook
index d60054e2f..358bbfa83 100644
--- a/doc/releasenotes/r14.0.9.docbook
+++ b/doc/releasenotes/r14.0.9.docbook
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ release.</para>
<para>Bug fixes</para>
<listitem><para>Fixed problem with assignment of keyboard shortcuts in recent distros.</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>Various fixes to KMix, this will partially help when PulseAudio is installed.</para></listitem>
@@ -29,7 +30,9 @@ release.</para>
<listitem><para>Dropped automake build system for various packages.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Continued overall look polishing.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>TDE's QtCurve style updated to upstream version 1.8.5.</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>Added brightness control in kmilo generic monitor.</para></listitem>
@@ -48,17 +51,29 @@ release.</para>
the following use cases. Follow the recommended instructions to minimize
potential problems.</para>
+<sect3 id="release-notes-r14.0.9-hints-pulseaudio">
+<title>PulseAudio support workarounds</title>
+<para>Initial support for PulseAudio is planned for the R14.1.0 release.</para>
+<para>For the time being you can try one of the following workarounds in case you have troubles with PA
+(especially muting/unmuting).
+ <listitem>
+ <para>You can mute/unmute from the KMix slider LED, this should work fine with PA.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>You can open KMix mixer window -> Settings -> Configure global shortcuts and remap the "toggle mute"
+ keyboard shortcut to some other key combination. Do not use "XF86AudioMute" key, since this is normally
+ used by KMilo and therefore may not work.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>You can create a script that calls "dcop kmix Mixer-1 toggleMasterMute", this will mute/unmute the PA
+ master channel. You can add an input action tied to a keyboard shortcut to call this easy.</para>
+ </listitem>
-<sect2 id="release-notes-r14.0.9-freebsd">
-<title>FreeBSD Support</title>
-<para>TDE continues to offer support for FreeBSD, although still partial
-given some of the new issues that have arisen with the latest versions
-of FreeBSD. The TDE team will try their best to improve support for
-FreeBSD but progress will probably be slow. Additional developers or
-contributors willing to help porting the remaining features and
-applications are always welcome.</para>