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Month: May 2016

Re: [trinity-users] sound in stretch on HDMI only works in VLC, analog only elsewhere

From: Nick Koretsky <nick_koretsky@...>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 14:15:39 +0300
On Wed, 18 May 2016 04:49:52 -0400
Felix Miata <mrmazda@...> wrote:

> > But... it says you have pulseaudio installed, and unless you have taken
> > effort to setup it in a sane way it is probably in an "alsa takeover"
> > mode (why maintainers of ALL distribution do this by default is a
> > greatest mystery of 21-st century, i suspect some vicious conspiracy).
> > This means all apps use pulse even if you instruct them to use alsa, so
> > you have to select default card in pulse (pavucontrol) instead. Or
> > disable "alsa takeover" mode in pulse.  
> pavucontrol command not found

apt-get install pavucontrol 

> Lacking instruction for "takeover" mode manipulation, I purged
> pulseaudio*. That killed system and Youtube sounds, but left 'aplay -vv
> -Dhdmi:0,0 foo.wav' and VLC working.

Purging pulseaudio is not an option in modern world, too many programs can
only output to it.

  Nick Koretsky (nick.koretsky@...)