[pulseaudio-discuss] Sink for event sounds? WAS: paplay - sound roles?
killerkiwi2005 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 16:31:59 PST 2010
2010/1/3 Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>:
> 'Twas brillig, and Jason Taylor at 01/01/10 01:31 did gyre and gimble:
>> 2010/1/1 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>:
>>>> Yet another argument for role-based, priority list of preferred
>>>> devices.... (e.g. how I've made module-device-manager work with the KDE
>>>> UI - FWIW, the setup you want is /probably/ working fine under KDE with
>>>> my integration patches and PA 0.9.21...)
>>> Yes, from what I've read on your KDE work that may be the case.
>>> Unfortunately I'm quite tied to gnome =).
>> Whats missing to make this work in gnome just the UI ?
> Yup and the general decision that this approach is "a good thing" and
> something that should be exposed to users. I know Lennart doesn't like
> the idea of this being something users have direct control over, but
> it's something I hear people asking for over and over. Perhaps it's just
> because the automatic approaches don't work, full and there are other
> ways but I quite like the transparency and relative simplicity (i.e.
> users can easily grasp how it works as opposed to black magic hidden
> foo) this approach offers.
Seriously need this for my usb headset.. it drives me insane trying to
get the sounds to the correct output. One thing though I'm not sure
it's possible but there needs to be some thing similar for input as
well, at the moment I have to open the sound prefs and click the input
tab and select the usb mic, then close the window... thats 5 clicks to
do some thing that should be automatic...
Also the list should be mostly automatic with new devices just
receiving a higher priority. In keeping with *gnomeishness* the
priority could just be normal, medium and high
normal / default - internal and network devices
medium - usb and bluetooth
high - reserved for user selection so they can override with a
preferred device (unused by most users)
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