Questions related to PulseAudio, the default sound server in Ubuntu, which manages all audio devices like internal and external sound cards (and therefore all speakers, microphones, headsets, etc.) through its ALSA backend.

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Jack and pulseaudio

I want to run pulseaudio from startup to deal with system sounds etc and be able to run jack from qjackctl for use with audio applications (LMMS, ardour, rosegarden etc) I'm having issues when i start ...
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How can I make a program (using SDL) built on Ubuntu work on other systems?

I'm writing a program that uses OpenAL. When I link against it (I'm using CMake), it also links against libpulse - PulseAudio. This results in the binary not working on other systems. Can I somehow ...
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How can I use pulseaudio over ssh?

I'd like to listen to music on my home server from work. Both are Ubuntu boxes running pulseaudio. It seems from researching that applications communicate to the PA server via TCP on port 4317, so I ...
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How do I stream music to my AirTunes?

I have used PulseAudio, but it sometimes works, sometimes it does not... Also my Rhythmbox doesn't play the songs sometimes and just hangs there paused. Is there a more stable option to stream and ...
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Sound applet has dissappeared

I recently removed and reinstalled pulseaudio and now I can't get my sound applet back on my panel. Any ideas how to get it back?
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Sound, stopping between multiple programs

I fiddled about with pulseaudio, I think in my config files. Now i can't play 2 things one after each other from 1 window ton another. E.g. on Rhythmbox when i listen to a song then switch to youtube, ...