[pulseaudio-discuss] HOWTO create a sink/source device for local OS use?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Oct 9 07:21:33 PDT 2011

Le dimanche 9 octobre 2011 17:13:00 Chris, vous avez écrit :
> I haven't found a sort of one-liner example for this yet and I know it's
> possible, but I'm being a bit dense following the FAQ.
> What I want is a 'virtual audio cable' local to the OS for two applications
> to use.
> I want a device created that is a sink and a source.

The loopback plugin does that...

> I want application one to use the device for its audio output
> I want application two to use the device for its audio input.
> A functional equivalent of line-out to line-in of two devices.

...but it might be easier to rely on the monitoring source of your default 
sink instead. You can either monitor one specific sink input, or the whole 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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