[LAU] vlc auto connect to jack

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Tue Nov 3 03:19:58 EST 2009

Atte André Jensen wrote:
> Hi
> I'm using vlc to play audio through jack, and although it seems to have 
> been working in the past, it's not really at the moment. The problem is 
> that vlc is not connecting to jack and I can't make a rule in the 
> patchbay, since vlc appends the process number to the jack client name.
> Any solutions or ideas?

it's a kludge, but the vlc version i have (1.0.2) can auto-connect. go
to tools->preferences->audio, enable advanced view (there are
radiobuttons in the left bottom corner for that), enable jack and there
you can give it a string to match port names to, which will then be

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