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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 00:57 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 17.12.07 16:34, Patrice Dumas (pertusus free fr) wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 10:24:04AM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > 
> > > The virtual consoles will still be around, but really should only be an
> > > emergency fallback.  The right way to do this is to log in via gdm, and
> > > select a session that gives you a fullscreen shell (with tabs, windows,
> > > virtual desktops) etc.
> > 
> > A display manager should not need to be installed. On servers, for
> > example http servers you want an http server to be installed and that's 
> > all. No X server, not even X libraries (if possible).
> 
> Hmm? If you want no X, then you certainly also don't want any PA. I
> mean, last time I was in a server room I didn't see a single server
> with boxes attached... ;-)

Would you believe I still know people who only use linux via consoles?
Most of the stuff she does is using emacs. The rest are from bash. Even
I remember the time when that's all I'd needed and "mpg123 file.mp3" was
all I needed to play music. ;)
--

Richi


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