16.04 sound problem

R Kimber richardkimber at btinternet.com
Thu Jul 7 16:58:37 UTC 2016

On Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:42:25 +0200
Oliver Grawert wrote:

> in (k,x,l)ubuntu-desktop pulseaudio is installed by default and ships a
> desktop session startup script ... so while your desktop session is
> running (i.e. while you are logged in to a graphical desktop), pulse
> should do too... 

I can see that it's listed in the startup applications as enabled.  The
command it uses seems to be: start-pulseaudio-x11

If I try this from the command line I get:

Connection failure: Connection refused
pa_context_connect() failed: Connection refused

Should it be run as root?

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

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