java / pulseaudio question

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Sep 23 20:28:30 UTC 2012

On 09/23/2012 07:15 AM, R Kimber wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:15:13 -0700
> Knute Johnson wrote:
>> Richard:
>> It works fine on my Oracle (used to be Sun) JDK 7 installations under XP
>> and Linux and on JDK 6 under XP (didn't have a 6 on Linux to try)  So
>> maybe it will work if you put a Sun JDK on your system.  When I look at
>> my Linux installation I have ALSA and that's what Java is using I think.
>>    So it could still be something to do with PulseAudio but I would
>> certainly try loading a Sun JDK to test it.  I'm including some Java
>> code that I use to look at audio files to see if they will play under
>> Java.
> Knute:
> Many thanks for your help on this. I removed the openjdk and installed the
> Sun/Oracle JDK 7 and it is now working fine.  It's a pity that Ubuntu
> doesn't use this version.  I've also discovered something else that doesn't
> work with openjdk but is fine with Sun/Oracle.

To be fair, you had OpenJDK 6 installed? OpenJDK 7 is supposed to be as 
close to Oracle Java JDK as ever before, since it is based on OpenJDK 
now ...supposedly. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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