[LAD] Guide to Linux Sound APIs
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Oct 1 03:54:47 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 30 September 2008, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
>> On Tue, 30.09.08 11:28, Gene Heskett (gene.heskett at verizon.net)
>> > >You can move any active stream on-the-fly to a different device.
>> > > Just right-click on it in pavucontrol. PA will then remember
>> > > for later.
>> > >
>> > >Also, you can easily make a different device default via
>> > > paucontrol, too.
>Gene, can I say that you want to make sure to really understand what
>Lennart says here?
ATM, I have to take your word for it Wolfgang. I just replaced the
motherboard, memory and video in this box, and audio is about 4th down on the
need to fix list for the next day or so.
>The power pavucontrol gives you as an audio user is
>massive. Stuff like setting devices for live streams of applications
>used to be buried deep deep down. pulseaudio provides a view of your
>sound devices and sound sources that was simply not there before. It
>provides what most people want, actually, only that ...
>> > What is pavucontrol? It was never, ever, part of the kde menu's
>> > on this F8, KDE-3.5.9 equipt x86 box. The tool may well work as
>> > advertised, but first it has to be found before it can be used.
>> It is available in the GNOME menus AFAIR. I do not maintain the
>> Fedora KDE packages and I have no idea how well or bad PA is
>> integrated in KDE.
>... it needs way better integration from distributions. That's where
>userland is important. Make the effort to report KDE's supposed lack
>of pavucontrol (Lennart, couldn't you have called the thing
Jolly idea, that. blahcontrol seems to be the buzzword these days.
>to redhat and it will get fixed. Like Lennart
>says: He's not even aware of it because he's on gnome. Help them and
>people will benefit from it.
And I don't like gnomes constant nannying and nagging, not to mention its
difficulty in actually configuring it. Gnome seems built for winderz users
and I only have one xp install out of 4 machines here. And it boots F8 99.9%
of the time. KDE I can set to do almost anything.
>Linux-audio-dev mailing list
>Linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
-- Socrates' last words
More information about the Linux-audio-dev