[pulseaudio-discuss] Avoid ALSA devices exclusively used by Pulseaudio?

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 11:04:04 PDT 2015

26.07.2015 22:53, Rene Bartsch wrote:
> Hi,
> Pulseaudio shall detect pluggable ALSA devices but shall ignore 3
> specific devices to keep them free for other applications (BruteFIR).
> In other words, how can I tell PA not to use "hw:FCA610", "hw:Intel" and
> "hw:Speakers" but anything else?

Please run "pavucontrol" and go to the last tab. On that tab, set the 
profile for the relevant cards to "Off".

You can do the same with "pactl set-card-profile" from the command line.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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