Sound works as user but not as root

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Aug 28 11:53:46 UTC 2017

I believe pulseaudio considers this a feature, not a bug.

For me it denotes yet another reason why I hate pulse.


Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> Both the commands "spd-conf --test-pulse" and "spd-conf --test-alsa
> play sound when run as user but fail as root.
> This could be why I've had so much trouble with Fenrir.
> Running spd-say also only works as user.
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