[LAU] Getting rid of PulseAudio issues, while PA isn't installed

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Jun 10 11:04:24 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 12:42 +0200, Jeremy Jongepier wrote:
> On 06/10/2011 12:07 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > for my Debian there's no PA installed, but anyway, when I run jackd and
> > try to get sound for a Youtube video, there's no sound. I need to stop
> > jackd and then I can hear the sound of the video.
> > 
> > Some time ago somebody wrote that it should be easy to get rid of PA,
> > while I claimed, that it's hard to do.
> > 
> Hello Ralf,
> That was me.
> > Yes, getting rid of PA, while it's still impossible to use non-jack
> > applications is easy. Yes, for the browser there might be flash with
> > jackd support, but I would like to have a good old Linux, where I don't
> > need to take care about this Pulseaudio configurations.
> > 
> > Is it possible to get rid of any PA issues?
> > 
> If you want to use Flash with JACK (or set up  a system without PA) you
> have several options:
> - libflashsupport-jack: http://repo.or.cz/w/libflashsupport-jack.git
> - alsa-jack plug-in: http://alsa.opensrc.org/Jack_%28plugin%29
> - ALSA snd-aloop module:
> http://alsa.opensrc.org/Jack_and_Loopback_device_as_Alsa-to-Jack_bridge
> - pulseaudio-jack module, but since you don't want to use PA this is no
> option

Thank you :)

and I didn't test anything else, so e.g. gstreamer etc. will work, as
long as it's configured to use ALSA, even if jackd runs?

Anyway, it's not that important.

I just fear that PA relics are left.



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