[pulseaudio-discuss] Multiseat and pulseaudio

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Jul 30 10:01:14 PDT 2008

On Wed, 30.07.08 10:21, Jeremy Nickurak (pulseaudio-discuss at rifetech.com) wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 03:54:48PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > I have installed pulseaudio with a system-wide deamon. I setup the 
> > > device chooser , I have edit the .pulse/default-sink for the default 
> > 
> > Don't use the device chooser. It's obsolete.
> Whuh oh, really? I use it all the time. What's replaced it? (I have a 
> laptop with internal speakers, but when in my office I've got a usb 
> sound system I want it outputting to instead, so I use padevchooser to 
> tell it which hal-discovered device to use at what time...)

padevchooser relies on zeroconf for selecting devices. this is
lame. It also has all kind of bugs.

There is no 1:1 replacement for padevchooser. Enable
module-zeroconf-discover and then use pavucontrol to switch between


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