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Re: PulseAudio is now enabled by default on new Fedora installs

On Thu, 16.08.07 15:56, Ian Burrell (ianburrell gmail com) wrote:

> Remember that there are two different things involved in "use
> PulseAudio".  One is to use PulseAudio as default sound server for
> Gnome, Gstreamer, and KDE replacing esd and arts.  I think everyone
> agrees that this is a good thing.
> The other is to use it for OSS and ALSA.  It sounds like this is where
> there are problems with programs like Flash that use sound hardware
> directly.  Personally, if the software redirection is not going to
> work properly with all programs, then it shouldn't be the default.  If
> using pulseaudio as software mixer for ALSA works better than dmix, it
> can do that job.

If you don't want to use PA for specific programs, please use
pasuspender and PA is out of the way temporarily. It's that simple.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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