pulse audio & jack

kaj.ailomaa at mousike.me kaj.ailomaa at mousike.me
Thu Nov 15 14:44:53 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 01:43 PM, Mac wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me>
> wrote:
> <snip> The way it's automatically done, is by the combination of qjackctl
> using
> > dbus support with jackd2 (i.e. starting jackdbus), and having
> > pulseaudio-module-jack installed.
> > You can check out the source for pulseaudio-module-jack for specifics.
> >

This is the way it works on Ubuntu Studio, by default, but if you are
looking to do this manually, you might be better off looking at other

I don't know how it works (as I've never needed to). Found this
Hope it gives some insight.

> I spent some time last evening looking at a variety of links on the
> web and looking through scripts in the /etc/pulse directory and others
> and was not able to connect the dots.
> I will get the source for pulse and have a look at that. But, I
> suspect that will clarify how pulse itself works, I'm not sure if it
> will help me with the how the whole thing gets lashed together.
> For instance, I found no specific in any of the scripts I looked at
> that indicated how, when the qjackctl Start button is clicked, the
> Pulse_sink/sources that appear (in my case, left/right front/rear, lf,
> aux1/2/3 front/rear, etc.) are specified. And why they are there, but,
> the mic in front/rear don't show up. Also, how all 12 ins/outs of the
> firewire device also show up, but the qjackctl setup calls this out,
> so I'm not surprised it is there.
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