[pulseaudio-discuss] only "dummy audio" available when many users want to use one audio card
mangoo at wpkg.org
Sat Nov 21 17:22:39 PST 2009
Colin Guthrie wrote:
> To achieve what you want you need to stop running a separate PA for each
> user and instead one system-wide version (see the --system) argument.
> You then need to add each user to the pulse-access group to ensure they
> are allowed to talk to the PA process.
What is pulse-access group?
I don't have any group containing "pulse" in /etc/groups.
Also, grepping for "group" in /etc/pulseaudio/ doesn't find anything.
> This isn't really recommended as the users will be able to see each
> others streams which is a privacy issue, but it may not matter too much.
Yep, not an issue here.
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