[LAD] Canonical sound position opening
forward at forwind.net
Thu Feb 11 16:40:16 UTC 2010
Ralf, simply turn off autospawn for pulse if it bothers you that much.
the line that looks like
change it to
autospawn = no
This will turn off pulseaudio so as the next time you start up, pulse will
not run and you will need to start it manually from command line if you want
to use it.
IMHO pulse is coming along nicely. There are tweaks to improve its
On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>wrote:
> Adrian Knoth wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 05:03:09PM +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>> Strong interests and experience with Pulseaudio, Alsa, and
>>>> other sound related technology and
>>> Why not removing Pulseaudio like 64 Studio does?
>> Ralf, this is clearly not the place to discuss this. Canonical is
>> searching for a developer, and they can require whatever they want.
>> It's not you who's going to decide (by x-posting) what's part of a
>> distro's roadmap and what's not.
>> Face it, pulseaudio will be the de facto sound system on desktops, and
>> we're talking desktop here. It integrates very well with the pro
>> environments, IOW, jack. There's absolutely no reason not to use it for
>> simple consumer apps (pidgin, skype, flash, video players like vlc or
>> If you can't get it working yourself, wait for your distro to get it
>> right. In the meantime, I suggest you don't spread FUD about pulseaudio,
>> this doesn't help at all.
> Hm, for my experiences, testing several distros, pulseaudio is an evil show
> stopper and I'm glad that there is 64 Studio, removing pulseaudio, so that
> everything is ok for any desktop application, not only for real-time audio
> applications. Reading the threads of a lot of people I guess pulseaudio is a
> pain, YMMV. Pardon ... I'm quiet now, I don't want start a flame war or any
> other annoying thing, lets have fun while having trouble with pulseaudio.
> I'm not a Linux specialist, I'm not able to remove pulseaudio without
> breaking dependencies for some distros and it cause a lot of pain, while for
> 64 Studio, where it is removed by the people who made this distro,
> everything is ok ... but I'm just a stupid user spreading FUD, so simply
> ignore my experiences.
> Bert from Sesame Street in Taxi Driver scene "You Talkin' Me?":
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