[pulseaudio-discuss] How can other users play sound on Mandriva Cooker?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Mar 25 17:48:06 PDT 2008

On Mon, 24.03.08 23:06, Shlomi Fish (shlomif at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi all!
> I'm using Mandriva Cooker (the bleeding edge of Mandriva Linux) with
> Pulseaudio. However, other users I su - to cannot play sound despite
> the fact that they belong to the "audio" group. Pulseaudio is started
> like this:

By default PA limits access to the user that owns the currently active
session. If you want to allow access to other users, you should play
around with the various auth- options to module-native-protocol-*
in /etc/pulse/default.pa:



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