[pulseaudio-discuss] Starting PulseAudio using SystemD

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Aug 1 09:51:42 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 19:12 +0530, Vallabha Hampiholi wrote:
> Hello All,
> Can anyone point me to the exact steps to be followed to start PulseAudio
> using SystemD?

Could you be more specific? Are you planning to run Pulseaudio in the
system-wide mode or in the per-user mode? In per-user mode I don't think
there's anything special in systemd - per-user daemons are not handled
by the init program, be it SysV init or systemd or anything else.

If you plan to use the system-wide mode, then perhaps someone can tell
how they have set up their system-wide Pulseaudio in a systemd-based
environment. It's entirely possible that nobody has done that yet,
though, given that systemd is a new thing and the system-wide mode is
recommended against. Have you read the systemd documentation, though?
I'd imagine that it's not rocket science to write the needed
configuration to launch "pulseaudio --system" at boot...


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