[pulseaudio-discuss] connect pulse to jack - headless

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Fri Oct 4 12:13:44 CEST 2013

On Fri, 2013-10-04 at 19:15 +1000, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone point me to instructions for connecting pulse to jack in
> headless mode?
> I can run jack like this:
> eval dbus-launch --auto-syntax
> export
> DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS='unix:abstract=/tmp/dbus-UBmwIyooQF,guid=86f4d04e50ca1406a4b7f215524db419'
> DBUS_SESSION_BUS_PID=6293; jackd -d alsa -r48000 -p64 -n2
> But how do I get PA to run and connect to the same dbus session?
> pulseaudio -D runs but does not connect to jack

Having DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS set to the same value in pulseaudio's
environment should work.

I don't know if DBUS_SESSION_BUS_PID is important at all, but it
shouldn't hurt to set that variable too.


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