esd prevents sound working in some apps/games...
Daniel T. Chen
crimsun at fungus.sh.nu
Sat Sep 30 04:14:30 UTC 2006
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Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> 1. Disable ESD or killing it.
This can be done from System> Preferences> Sound .
> 2. Configuring ESD to release the sound device after some period of idle time.
This has been done for both Breezy (5.10) and Dapper (6.06.1 LTS); cf.
> 3. Configure the game to use ESD.
If the game is SDL-based, one could (re)install libsdl1.2debian-esd. The
recommended route is to use libsdl1.2debian-alsa (which is installed)
> 4. Everybody using ALSA, which supports hardware/software sound mixing
> which allows several different applications to output sound at the
> same time.
Mostly. OSS-only applications (notably Adobe Flash) will need
hackarounds like esd or aoss.
Daniel T. Chen crimsun at ubuntu.com
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