new to Ubuntu Studio

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Sun Feb 10 12:25:03 UTC 2013

On Sat, 2013-02-09 at 23:39 -0500, Mike Holstein wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2013 11:28 PM, "leo" <leokn at> wrote:
> >
> > I'm using Ubuntu Studio Quantal 12.10 64 bit, Kernel Linux
> 3.5.0-23-lowlatency,GNOME 3.6.0  and love it.
> >
> > My focus is photography and am using Darktable 1.1.2, Gimp 2.8.2,
> Shotwell, and a few other apps. This kernel
> >   seems to have a very low latency with excellent results.
> >
> > My other hobby is music (jazz guitar) and I will be using Ardour,
> Jack, Patchage, etc.
> >
> > Question: Why are you removing Pulse Audio? I'm fairly new to the
> Linux world and I've read comments from others who say the same thing,
> indicating that Pulse Audio is problematic?
> >
> > Regards, Leo
> We are not.. Ralph removes pulse. Personally, I have used systems with
> and without pulse and had "issues" both ways. Pulse is fine, if it
> works for you, and if it doesn't, you can remove it... however, it is
> what most applications are expecting these days. I use JACK on
> ubuntustudio.. cheers!

I don't know an app that really does need PA. However, simply run Ubuntu
Studio with PA and test if audio is okay, when PA is installed.


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