Please, Ubuntu, do not embarrass me again!

Rashkae ubuntu at
Mon Jun 7 15:09:16 UTC 2010

Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:

> Huh? Pray tell, how do you do it through alsa directly? I would love to 
> be able to use alsa and not have mplayer or whatever 'hang' while 
> waiting for alsa to become available or lose sound because it did not 
> get alsa access in time.

I don't do anything.. I just set my default audio output in my music 
player, xine, and mplayer to alsa, and was able to get them all going 
simultaneously.  (this was in the days before pulse, the test is moot 
now, since on a modern system, default alsa device is pulse.)  It just 
always worked.

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