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Re: Two computers in one: two users each with their own accounts, monitor, and keyboard?

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 16:02, Paul Johnson <baloo@ursamundi.org> wrote:
> Kelly Clowers wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 09:03, Stan Hoeppner <stan@hardwarefreak.com> wrote:
>>> John Hasler put forth on 1/6/2010 10:21 AM:
>>>> Stan writes:
>>>>> What about sound?
>>>> Two sound cards.  Sound is handled entirely seperately from video.
>>> No kidding?  (sarcasm)
>>> The question is how do you configure the 2nd user session to use a secondary
>>> sound device?  That is what the original OP needs to know.
>> Each user runs PA per-user as normal, and simply selects the sound device
>> they use in pavucontrol.
> Given that PA is next to useless (particularly for games), is there a
> NOT PA way of doing this?

I disagree with that first bit, but in any case, I believe you just
need to edit ~/.asoundrc

Kelly Clowers

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