[pulseaudio-discuss] gnome fast user switch disables sound

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue May 13 07:45:46 PDT 2008

Steeve McCauley wrote:
> This problem has been driving me nuts for quite some time.
> I'm using gnome fast-user-switch to enable multiple user logins
> in fedora8.  The way I've always had my desktop setup is to always
> play music from one user, and then we switch around between users
> and continue to listen to the music.  But it seems that something
> in pulse is disabling the users playback when we switch X consoles.
> When we swtich back sound is re-enabled.
> Is there any way I disable this behaviour?

It's not technically pulse that's doing this but policykit that is 
removing the ACL from the audio device as you switch users.

See my reply to a previous message on this list:



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