On 3/12/22 11:02, Kevin Zembower wrote:
I tried to replace my audio stack on my everyday, all-purpose Linux
Ubuntu 18.04 desktop with PipeWire. Overall, it went smoothly, with one
exception. So far, I've mainly used it to listen to audio from Firefox,
from YouTube videos, etc. Every time I perform an action on the YouTube
video (start or stop the video, move the timeline back and forth, change
the playback speed, etc.), the Sound control panel either shows a new
Firefox source, under the Applications tab, with the volume set to zero,
or the existing Firefox source is slid to zero. Before I can hear
anything, I have to bring up the Sound control panel and slide the
I know this isn't a PipeWire support forum, but I haven't been able to
find one for PipeWire under Linux or Ubuntu. Does anyone know of a
support or user's forum where I could ask this question? Where would you
go to ask this question?
Thanks for your help and advice.
I found discussion forums about Pipewire for Ubuntu, but pretty much
everything I saw there boiled down to "When will Ubuntu replace
Pusleaudio with Pipewire?"
There was also a lot of Pipewire fanboi-ing, too. 'Pipewire is perfect,
wonderful, will solve all problems that have ever existed in the A/V field.'
Pipewire's main site links to their documentation, wiki, and issue tracker.
Maybe that helps?
David W. Jones
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