[Thinlinc-technical] rdesktop pulse support
astrand at cendio.se
Tue Dec 10 14:16:33 CET 2013
On Tue, 10 Dec 2013, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
>>> found the problem ... looking at /usr/bin/padsp I find
>>> if `pgrep -f /usr/bin/pulseaudio 1>/dev/null` ; then
>> Wow, another of those Ubuntu "improvements"... Which Ubuntu version is this?
>> Would it be possible for you to submit a bug report to
>> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+filebug ?
> note though, customers rarely care whoes bug it is ... this is on
> ubuntu 12.04.3 btw.
The bug seems to be present even in the original 12.04 release. However,
apparently it does not happen on all systems, since it's very common that
*some* /usr/bin/pulseaudio process is running. On my virtual machine, for
example, PulseAudio automatically starts after boot, even before login:
lightdm 1377 3.2 0.6 343860 5212 ? S<l 05:10 0:00 /usr/bin/pulseaudio --start --log-target=syslog
After login on the console, I instead get a PA process for the logged in
user. Thus, no problem on this machine. Perhaps you have a more minimal
installation of Ubuntu, without GUI login?
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