Ubuntu no longer works correctly without pulseaudio

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 06:02:31 CDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 7:33 AM, IneedAname <wineappdb at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Apr 2009 04:26:38 -0500
> Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Apparently it keeps getting reinstalled. I encountered it yesterday
>> when installing kernel updates and a few other things. I didn't bother
>> to check what package is depending on it, only noticed it once my test
>> results on http://test.winehq.org showed multiple failures in sound
>> stuff.
> which version of Ubuntu are you using?

I'm using Jaunty 64-bit.

> I never uninstalled it, It try's rip half your system out with Ubuntu 8.04 (LTS), so I just unticked from 'sessions'. Then I set up ALSA.
> P.S I may of removed some pulseaudio packages.

Removing the pulse packages and adding my user to the audio group
seems to work fine*, with plain ALSA goodness.

*By work fine, I mean I can rock out to Pandora while playing
Morrowind, and winetest is again passing for me.


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