[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulse working per-user, but not system-wide

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Sep 2 12:57:18 PDT 2008

On Tue, 02.09.08 20:12, Marc-André Lureau (marcandre.lureau at gmail.com) wrote:

> > Try the usual:
> >
> > starting pa with -vvv in verbose mode.
> >
> > stracing a simple client (like pacat) to see what's going on.
> Since I had a similar issue, make sure that DISPLAY is unset when you
> ssh on user_b at localhost.
> The variable is passed to the PA clients (at least), and they can't
> connect to the system instance and try to connect on user_a at localhost
> somehow, and fail  (as it seems to me).
> PA should probably be more verbose about this issue, I probably had it
> in the past, but couldn't find the reason.

We shouldn't be spamming to STDERR from a library. Being more verbose
isn't really an option here...


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