Desktop environments

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Jan 11 13:46:51 UTC 2019

I haven't used anything but PulseAudio for the last eight years, but I 
thought you needed PulseAudio to adjust individual audio streams, for 
example, if I wanted to crank up my TTS so I could hear it over some 
streaming audio.

On 1/11/19 7:04 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Good to know there are some workarounds for the issues with Pulseaudio.
> Still, I'm quite happy without those 200+ megabytes of bloat and will
> be sticking to my strategy of purging Pulseaudio from any system that
> installs it by default until given a reason to actually keep it. Then
> again, I'm not sure I've ever heard even a sighted user say anything
> good about pulseaudio and I'm not even sure what issue with the
> lighter, more mature sound system options its supposed to address.
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Christopher (CJ)
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