[arch-general] Muting internal speakers

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Fri Jun 15 21:45:52 EDT 2012

Am Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:08:40 -0700
schrieb David Benfell <benfell at parts-unknown.org>:

> I found it more annoying to uninstall pulseaudio than difficult. And
> it's fair to say I was already annoyed, so there has also been a
> cathartic element to it.
> Basically, using whatever package manager was appropriate to the
> distribution, I searched and removed pulse*, remembering that some
> packages that list pulseaudio as a dependency are in fact
> meta-packages that simply exist to bring in all associated packages
> and which can in fact be removed once you have a functioning
> installation (though you may find you want to mark other desired
> packages as manually selected).

This sounds like PA isn't a dependency for GNOME any longer? This would
mean that it's just a downstream bug, and PA should be handled as an
optional dependency or not as a dependency at all by the distros.


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