Re: To pulse or not to pulse?
On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:32:26 +0200, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 19. Juli 2012 schrieb Camaleón:
>> On Thu, 19 Jul 2012 07:29:19 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> > On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 15:57 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> >> aRts was ESD's counterpart in KDE, IIRC.
>> >> Anyway, we deserve the price to pay (PA can be complex to setup) for
>> >> having a full-featured and advanced sound server with interesting
>> >> capabilities regardless we use all of the features or not.
>> > The sound server issue becomes more annoying with each day. Currently
>> > it's hip to use Jack with DBus support, a PITA regarding to my needs.
>> > I wonder how newbies should be able to handle all this stuff.
>> For my usual setups that's not a concern but basically because I don't
>> make an advanced use of the sound facility other than watching flash
>> videos in Youtube and playing multimedia content locally with Totem or
>> Rhythmbox. Under this scenario PA causes me zero headaches.
> For me it doesn´t. I only use
> - Flash / HTML 5 (preferable) videos
> - Amarok
> - Dragon Player / Kaffeine with file or DVD playback - USB sound card
> with Phonon VLC.
MAybe the difference here is that I'm using GNOME and P-A was integrated
in the GNOME environment since years so maybe is more polished here.