Can pulseaudio be gotten rid of?? Karmic...

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Oct 26 06:15:29 UTC 2009

> Envy-NG used to install my nVidia drivers so flawlessly that I used to
> rib my Fedora buddies about how they were stuck in the dark-ages. I
> ain't laughing at them any more either. I ain't a Newbie, I used to work
> for Bob Young at Red Hat, and I've been to a county fair. I had Linux
> installed before there was a Red Hat, from a stack of floppy disks. I do
> not want to see Kubuntu become another Fedora, where broken stuff is
> passed on to the users to beta-test. That is NOT Mark Shuttleworth's
> "Big Dream", from what I have read. I'm spending what should be an
> otherwise productive Sunday chasing down a fix for what worked last
> week. THAT is too much like Fedora, IMHO, which is why I installed
> Kubuntu. There really needs to be a way to make Pulseaudio an extra, not
> a system-wide depend. <pants> Ric

Oh, how I agree with this! Was-working-yesterday issues pushed me from
Fedora to Kubuntu as well. Looks like it will be Debian next, or maybe
even Arch if I get the nerve.

Dotan Cohen

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