[CentOS] Stop K3B CDDB Popup

MIKE - EMAIL IGNORED m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 13 20:06:26 UTC 2009


On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 13:29:10 -0600, Robert wrote:

> MIKE - EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 06:22:02 -0800, John Doe wrote:
>>
>>
>>> From: MIKE - EMAIL IGNORED
>>> <m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com>
>>>     
>>>> On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 02:27:18 -0800, John Doe wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> From: MIKE - EMAIL IGNORED
>>>>>         
>>>>>> On CentOS 5.4 I just installed K3B to write some CDs.  Now every
>>>>>> time I used a CD, I get a popup that asks me to "Select a CDDB
>>>>>> entry ...". How can I stop this popup?
>>>>>>           
>>>>> Tried the 'configure k3b' menu?
>>>>> There's a CDDB section...
>>>>>         
>>>> Yes, I unchecked the things in the CDDB section. The popup still
>>>> appears.
>>>>       
>>> I have local CDDB, maybe that's why I don't get popups?
>>>
>>>   $ cat ~/.kde/share/config/k3brc
>>>   [Cddb]
>>>   cddb server=Http freedb.org:80
>>>   cgi path=/~cddb/cddb.cgi
>>>   local cddb dirs=~/.cddb/
>>>   save cddb entries locally=true
>>>   use local cddb query=true
>>>   use manual cgi path=false
>>>   use remote cddb=false
>>>
>>> But I never inserted an audio CD, so cannot be sure...
>>>
>>> JD
>>>     
>> Didn't work.  Then I ran "yum remove k3b" and I still had the problem. 
>> The popup top says "KsCD" and I found an item on the menu by that name.
>>  I checked "Cache Only" in its configuration FWIW.  Also in Control
>> Center -> Peripherals -> Storage Media, I clicked "Do Nothing". For
>> now, the popups stopped.
>>
>> Is there a way to remove KsCD?  There is no audio on the system.
>>
>> Mike.
>>   
> Kscd is part of the kdemultimedia package:
> 
>     [root at mavis rj]# rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/bin/kscd
>     kdemultimedia-3.5.4-2.fc6
> 
> You might want to worry about what else is in that package before
> tossing it:
> 
>     [root at mavis rj]# rpm -ql kdemultimedia | wc -l 1077
>     [root at mavis rj]#
> 
> You might find a config option in /usr/share/config.kcfg/kscd.kcfg but
> that's an XML file.
> Another thought is to rename the executable and see what havoc that
> causes or look at the spec file in the src.rpm with the idea of getting
> rid of the junk the right way.
> 
> Good luck!

Thanks, I just ran "yum remove kdemultimedia".  Since the box is
used primarily for C++ code development, and occasionally as a
web server, I have a strong feeling that I won't miss it.  If I
do, I could reinstall it.

Mike.



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