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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?

Yeah, I guess I should setup something to start pulseaudio in Xfce,
which I was really hoping to avoid. 

I was under the mistaken impression that if pulseaudio wasn't running,
then things would fall back to raw alsa and just work as before. ;( 
Sadly, that doesn't seem to be the case. 

Hopefully bug 411151 will get fixed in the f9 cycle. Not sure if it's
worth pushing a f8 update with a pulseaudio starting script or not. ;(

Ideally, I would like to see ConsoleKit and pulseaudio expand to handle
cases like: 

- user logging in on vty. 
- user logging in on vty and running startx/xinit
- startup processes that need to be able to make sounds. 
- sound available in the gdm login screen 
- system processes that need to generate sounds on the console. 


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