[pulseaudio-discuss] How do I use PulseAudio?
tanuk at iki.fi
Tue Apr 6 09:07:15 PDT 2010
ti, 2010-04-06 kello 07:08 +0200, Fabrice DELENTE kirjoitti:
> Thanks for the advice.
> However, I won't go through Slackware's support channel, since my
> distribution has been long modified: after the initial install, I recompile
> many packages myself to have the latest version, so I'm not sure if it's
> still compatible with a plain Slackware anymore (I should have gone Linux
> >From Scratch...)
> Anyhow, have you got any idea why console-cli should be working? If I type
> $ pulseaudio -nC
Did you take this command from http://pulseaudio.org/wiki/FirstSteps? I
think that page needs updating or removing, or at least it should not be
the first heading in the Documentation section of the side panel... The
contents are outdated - not that the information is untrue, but issuing
"pulseaudio -nC" is a really weird first step. The real first step
should be "install a distribution that uses Pulseaudio by default", and
no other steps are needed to get started...
> and list the modules, module-cli shows in the list; my config file must be
> wrong, but it's the plain one, unedited from the tgz.
The man page says this:
-n Don't load default script file default.pa (see
on startup. Useful in conjunction with -C or --file.
I guess your problem with your config file is that you're not using it
-C Open a command interpreter on STDIN/STDOUT after
This may be used to configure PulseAudio dynamically
runtime. Equivalent to --load=module-cli.
That should explain why module-cli is always loaded.
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