[pulseaudio-discuss] Was Pulseaudio crashes is now; Is it really working?

Scott Castaline hscast at charter.net
Mon Oct 27 12:07:30 PDT 2008

Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Scott Castaline wrote:
>> This maybe a little irregular to reply to my own post, but I need to add 
>> something. Do I need to manually re-add pulse groups and users 
>> (pulse-rt)? I've noticed that in the past the system had some 
>> groups/users related to Pulseaudio and I had to add myself to the 
>> group(s). They are no longer there. When I do the cli command;
> You only need ot use the users/groups if you are using a system wide 
> daemon (whereby pulse-access group is needed for any user that wants to 
> connect to that daemon and the pulse user is needed (well recommended) 
> to actually run that system instance) or if you are using an older 
> system which does not have policykit support. Policykit provides a 
> standard way to give specific users running specific apps permission to 
> do specific things that require elevated privileges and thus replaces 
> the pulse-rt group.
> Col
So you're saying that it is running and doing what it is supposed to?

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