Disabling pulseaudio

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Jul 9 05:10:44 UTC 2013

On Mon, 2013-07-08 at 13:33 -0400, lukefromdc at hushmail.com wrote:
> In some cases Totem and some other GNOME applications require afirmatively
> setting Gstreamer preferences to use ALSA. I have forgotten exactly how that's 
> done (did it so long ago) and suspect it has changed since the days of Lucid.

May I recommend jackd as sound server?

IMO jackd is what musicians and audio engineers need. I know music isn't
the focus of Ubuntu Studio, I anyway wounder that a distro were "studio"
is for photo, drawing etc. + music and audio engineering, does ship with

Pulseaudio was crap, is crap and I guess it will be crap.

Using ALSA directly is ok, something I'm doing myself, when I don't
produce music, but IMO most important is that apps can be used with

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