[arch-general] PulseAudio in [testing]

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Nov 29 08:32:59 CET 2010

On Sat, 27 Nov 2010 13:27:47 +0100, Damjan <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've put PulseAudio into [testing] some time ago, but received no
>>> feedback on this.
>>> This either means it works well, or nobody uses it.
>>> So I'm asking for it now, especially from GNOME and KDE users running
>>> PulseAudio.
>> I tested it a while on KDE and as expected it has downsides compared to
>> using plain alsa. :-) I lost all controls in kmix except of only one
>> volume control.
> The benefit is that Flash will not f**k and lock your sound card.

These problems are solved since years. I even made a test. Playing two
flash videos, playing music through mplayer with alsa and starting an
old game which uses oss. All this works just fine with plain alsa.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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