Audio no longer feasible with vanilla Ubuntu + Studio packages (?)

Ronan Jouchet ronan at
Fri Oct 8 04:38:29 BST 2010

I forgot to mention I used the -lowlatency in both cases.

On 10/07/2010 11:36 PM, Ronan Jouchet wrote:
> Hi,
> Today I did some ISO testing and here are the results:
> - Studio installed from ubuntustudio-alternate iso works fine.
> - Studio "installed" from ubuntu-desktop iso + ubuntustudio-audio
> metapackage is a disaster. Mountains of xruns even when doubling the
> latencies reached with no xruns on a studio install. While this has
> always led to a non-optimal result, it used to work and was good enough
> for many (like ttoine and I), with the advantage to stay close from a
> standard ubuntu install.
> Note: I did the usual setup in groups and limits.conf.
> Did I miss something or did something really change a lot between 10.04
> and 10.10, making ubuntu+ubustu-metapackages a non-option?
> I like Ubuntu's package selection! I like the new font and desktop
> polish! I like having a standard install! I like network-manager even if
> it means losing 1ms latency!
> Thanks for your help :)
> -- ronj -

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