Pulseaudio Comanded To, "Silence"

Reinhold Rumberger rrumberger at web.de
Sun May 22 08:15:07 UTC 2011

On Sonntag 22 Mai 2011, 06:39:29, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Sunday, May 22, 2011 12:12:10 AM Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> > To get the best performance out of your sound system, try this:
> > 
> > sudo apt-get remove pulseaudio
> > 
> > Works for me every time. ;-)
> > 
> > (Seriously, I don't have an answer for you. PA gives me nothing but
> > grief, and I always remove it the instant it shows up in my system.)
> This is fine advice for Lucid since Kubuntu didn't ship pulseaudio.  In
> Maverick we started doing this since it started getting some upstream
> support in KDE (Kmix) and it, in my experience, works very well in Natty
> for at least my uses.  In these later releases we should really focus on
> identifying and fixing the problems that prevent pulseaudio from working
> for some users.

Out of curiosity, and because I haven't switched to Natty yet, are these bugs 
- In Maverick, PA doesn't seem to be properly supported by xine, which leads
  to all kinds of crashes if I need to switch audio channels, and a rather
  nasty audio delay when pausing.
- In every other app I tried, PA caused a slight audio delay that was
  immediately gone upon its removal.


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