Audio Apps as Root?

laurent.bellegarde laurent.bellegarde at
Thu Apr 9 06:02:48 BST 2009

Gustin Johnson a écrit :
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> Christopher Stamper wrote:
>> I noticed this posted on the list:
>> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:28 AM, laurent.bellegarde
>> <laurent.bellegarde at <mailto:laurent.bellegarde at>> wrote:
>>     in a terminal, launch qjackctl with a sudo qjackctl to be root, the RT
>>     kernel is fine until 2,9 ms with the both sound card !!! What a big
>>     suprise !!!
>>  Are you supposed to launch qjackctl as root?
> No, that is what the audio group and /etc/security/limits.conf are for.
I'm agree with this, launching an apps or a daemon in root excepted for 
administration is not normal. Usuals programs should be launched as 
simple user.


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