[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio hell after upgrade

Udo van den Heuvel udovdh at xs4all.nl
Sat May 17 06:19:15 PDT 2008

Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Sat, 17.05.08 14:30, Udo van den Heuvel (udovdh at xs4all.nl) wrote:
>> So in a nutshell: pulseaudio works, just not with the right card.
>> How do I explain pulseaudio to bother with just alsa card 0?
> Just start the PA volume control (pavucontrol) and right click on the
> output device. It will show you a context menu to make the device
> default.

Ah, didn't look that far.

> Because this might be hard to find the pavucontrol UI tries to make
> you aware of it by means of a label in the middle of the dialog
> explaining it.

I was stuck in paman (Manager, the place to be to change stuff...), I
saw the devices but could not `move` the order around.

> Please note that this will make a device default only for
> previously-unknown streams. For streams PA already knows it will
> restore the device it used last time (which is a feature, no a
> bug). Just right click on a stream to move it to another device and PA
> will remember for the next time.

Thanks. I'll try to re-enable the automagic module loading and see if
your method works as well.

Kind regards,

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