[pulseaudio-discuss] Multiple users (kde) on Debian
ngoonee at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 15:55:38 PDT 2010
On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 00:51 +0200, Jan Braun wrote:
> Colin Guthrie schrob:
> > Also most people expect to get exclusive access ot the sound h/w when
> > switching users (it's how it works on Windows and Mac OS)
> While fiddling with a relative's computer today, I was surprised to find
> out the technical assertion is not true. The 32-bit XP Home Personal
> installation on it had vlc happily continuing audio playback on one user
> account while I was fast-user-switched to a different (admin) account.
I believe the statement was made with reference to Windows Vista/7,
which actually HAS some security features, instead of the "oh, every
process is allowed to do everything" approach of XP.
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