[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 10.10 Upgrade and Pulse Audio?

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Fri Oct 15 22:12:26 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 23:55 +0200, Sven Bretfeld wrote:
> Hi Lindsay
> Lindsay Mathieson <lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> writes:
> > If I upgrade my mythbuntu 10.04 box to 10.10 will it switch to
> using 
> > pulseaudio? and is this a bad thing :)
> I have upgraded yesterday without bad things happening. Mythtv still
> uses ALSA. I don't know about other applications. Possibly Mythbuntu
> didn't switch to Pulseaudio in contrast to Ubuntu (which was on
> Pulseaudio already some releases ago). 

Myth is set to put pulse on hold when starting, using ALSA instead, by

If using Myth on a desktop machine as a secondary/tertiary frontend,
while left at this default, it's funny when you close it and all the
queued pulse sound events suddenly get played in rapid succession! Don't
chat on Pidgin while watching something...


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