[pulseaudio-discuss] Create a virtual microphone

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Sep 25 14:02:52 UTC 2019

On Tue, 2019-09-24 at 10:04 -0500, Andres Santos wrote:
> it does fail,
> root at localhost:~# pactl list sources
> Connection failure: Connection refused
> pa_context_connect() failed: Connection refused

That indicates that PulseAudio is not running at all. On a headless
server I would recommend running PulseAudio in the system mode, i.e.
start it with the --system option as root.



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