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Re: [SLUG] pulseaudio [Was: Re: microphone / skype / ubuntu 9.04 jaunty]


On Tuesday 19 May 2009 09:05:41 slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > The mythtv folk are bitching that you can't nuke pulseaudio in 9.04 it is
> > entrenched.
>
> Of course you can remove it -- just 'apt-get remove pulseaudio'. Sure, that
> will prompt to remove the ubuntu-desktop meta-package, but that won't make
> a lick of difference to your running system (it's a meta-package after
> all). It will only come back to bite you when you decide to upgrade ->
> that's what the ubuntu-desktop meta-package helps with.
>
> An easy way to disable pulseaudio:
>
>   touch ~/.pulse_a11y_nostart
>
> (see /usr/bin/pulse-session, used by /etc/X11/Xsession.d/70pulseaudio)

I will feed that to the mythtv folk, thanks. Their trunk won't run if 
pulseaudio is detected (deliberate: pulseaudioOnOff ();)
James