[pulseaudio-discuss] stumped on Slackware 14.1

Georg Chini georg at chini.tk
Fri Apr 17 11:19:42 PDT 2015

On 17.04.2015 17:00, Borries Demeler wrote:
> I am unable to get pulseaudio to work on my Slackware 14.1 system.
> It used to work and then for some unknown reason it started to fail.
> I needed pulseaudio to get Skype to work, which requires it. I also
> had to build a 32-bit binary distro to support Skype, but now I am
> at a loss on how to re-activate it and I am clueless as to what broke
> the working install. At the core, the problem seems to be related to
> pulseaudio's failure to load some alsa modules. Any help would be
> greatly appreciated! /etc/pulse contents are attached.
> I already tried to remove my ~/.config/pulse directory and recreate it,
> to no avail.
> Thanks!!!
Two things:
1) dbus does not seem to be accessible.
2) pulseaudio does not find the file extra-hdmi.conf (it is no longer
needed for pulseaudio 6.0 but I think for 5.0 you need it)

I'm not the expert, so not sure if one of the issues above
is responsible for your problem.


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