[pulseaudio-discuss] Choose remote default sink fromcommandline?

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Mon Nov 15 00:55:39 PST 2010

'Twas brillig, and Dave at 15/11/10 01:25 did gyre and gimble:
> At 11:11 AM 11/14/2010, you wrote:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Dave Markus at 13/11/10 17:54 did gyre and gimble:
>> > FWIW - the tunnel sink I created, sink-DGTM, does not show up in
>> > pavucontrol or padevchooser. It only shows up when I do '$ pacmd list'.
>> Then you probably have the wrong filter chosen on the "Output Devices"
>> tab in pavucontrol. Make sure you pick "All Output Devices" and not
>> "Hardware Devices"...
>> Col
> I tried "All Output Devices" and no luck. But I think the tunnel module
> may be crashing when I open pavucontrol. I did not check to see exactly
> what does and does not crash the tunnel. Since this is an old version of
> pulse, and it works ok in the newer versions, I did not think it was
> worth the time trying to pinpoint the problem.
> Here is what I finally did to get it to work on my ubuntu 9.04 system:
> Edit ~/.profile
> And add:
> export PULSE_SERVER=tcp:ubuntu-DGTM.gateway.2wire.net:4713
> Reboot and the remote server is now the default sink.

Technically the remote server is not the default sink, it's the default
server. From there it's default sink will likely be used... but that's
just me nit-picking! Glad you got a solution that works for you.



Colin Guthrie

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