Sound works as user but not as root
Linux for blind general discussion
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Mon Aug 28 23:28:13 UTC 2017
Has anyone figured out the pulseaudio controls terminology yet? I
started running some of the pulseaudio control programs and couldn't
figure out what to do with what and what to leave alone.
On Tue, 29 Aug 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:22:38
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: Sound works as user but not as root
> I cannot see any constructive here.
> its not that far away i had similar problems with ALSA or ESD.
> so "i hate that" is not usefull lol
> problems like this are solvable. anything else is just stupid rant...
> there are 2 possible solutions:
> 1. stream the "root" sound to the user. (see fenrirs "configure_pulse.sh"
> 2. run pulse system wide (ALSA does the same here caused by design, what it
> doesn't make it more secure by design....)
> cheers chrys
> Am 28.08.2017 um 13:53 schrieb Linux for blind general discussion:
>> 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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