[pulseaudio-discuss] Accessing audio as root

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 03:55:53 PST 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 7:48 PM, Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 4:54 AM, Markus Rechberger
> <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The flash plugin is able to interfere and mute pulseaudio occasionally
>> ... the applications (eg.
>> mplayer) don't show up anything strange but audio is mute for it...
> So a gotcha here is mplayer, since you mentioned it. Make sure that
> you're running a patched version of mplayer[0]. Can't say much about
> Flash, since I haven't experienced the symptom myself with it (and
> source not being open, etc.).

I had the same issue with basically everything also cat /dev/urandom | aplay


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