State of sound in Linux not so sorry after all

john wendel jwendel10 at
Wed Jul 1 03:05:04 UTC 2009

On 06/30/2009 09:23 AM, Kam Leo wrote:


> I do not mind the "experimental" nature of Fedora. In fact, it is one
> of the features that draws me to the distribution. Unfortunately, in
> the F11 release the Fedora project team screwed up royally by not
> providing or leaving available fallback option(s) for Pulse Audio.  If
> Pulse Audio does not work with your hardware there aren't any packaged
> tools for you to use to troubleshoot the problem. If you uninstall or
> do not install Pulse Audio what packaged alternatives are available?

Alsa works fine here without PulseAudio. You just need to configure your 
apps to use the direct Alsa interface instead of the Pulse interface.



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