[pulseaudio-discuss] Since pulseaudio 5 speaker output is on headphones channel, and plugging/unplugging headphones resets settings

Mark Caglienzi mark.caglienzi at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 05:37:52 PST 2016

On Tue, 2015-12-29 at 21:50 +0200, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> Not all symptoms point to it, but one known source of volume resets is
> that both your regular user and gdm run their own pulseaudio daemons,
> and plugging in and unplugging headphones causes interference between
> the two. If you kill the pulseaudio process that gdm created, do things
> get better? Note that once you kill the process, gdm will respawn a new
> daemon instance, but that's ok, because it won't be able to access the
> mixer as long as you keep your login session active.

Thanks for the reply, but I don't use gdm on my system.
My machine is a Debian testing (stretch, at the moment) installation,
with fluxbox as window manager and lightdm as graphical login manager.

Kind regards,

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