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Re: pulseaudio



you dont need to even set up a .asoundrc on things like dapper
I  believe post alsa 1.10, dmix is configured by default
correctly. Why orca chose to add one more layer with pulseaudio
-- or why pulseaudio refuses to work with Alsa are all mysteries
I've not delved into -- but  I  do run orca and emacspeak on my
laptop on the rare occasions that I start orca -- and they do
both work happily with the emacspeak tts server.

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <tcross@rapttech.com.au> writes:
    Tim> It does work and it works quite well once you get the
    Tim> .asoundrc file sorted. This can be a bit tricky. For
    Tim> example, I found that the reason I couldn't get my
    Tim> soundcard to work was because it was a multi channel
    Tim> card and you had to use a specific device (in my case
    Tim> device 3) in order for the dmix plugin to work. Prior to
    Tim> working this out, I defined an 'emacspeak' device in my
    Tim> asoundrc file and then modified the sources to use that
    Tim> as the device rather than default. This had been the
    Tim> only way I could get outloud to work and still be able
    Tim> to play other sound sources.
    Tim> 
    Tim> What type of sound card do you have? Maybe someone else
    Tim> has a working .asoundrc file for that type of card?
    Tim> 
    Tim> Tim
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> 
    Tim> getting mixing to work that th epro T. V. Raman writes:
    >> Alsa dmix works --- believe in it.
    >> 
    >> >>>>> "bart" == bart <bart@bunting.net.au> writes:
    bart> Yes, but what pulseaudio does is mix sound streams.  So
    bart> theoretically I could have two applications speaking at
    bart> the same time.  Although alsa's dmix is meant to do
    bart> this as well.  In practice it has never worked for me,
    bart> it does with some applications and not others even
    bart> though they are all using alsa.  Regards
    bart> 
    bart> Bart
    bart> 
    bart> Janina Sajka writes:
    >> >> Unless I misunderstand it, it's not an either or >>
    >> situation. I don't believe pulseaudio provides drivers for
    >> >> audio hardware. Rather, it's for managing user and >>
    >> application access.
    >> >> 
    >> >> The one use case on their site is about two people, a
    >> >> couple, logging in and out of the desktop without
    >> issues >> of audio access. Woefully insufficient, of
    >> course. We''' >> have to expand their thinking, I suspect.
    >> >> 
    >> >> Janina
    >> >> 
    >> >> bart@bunting.net.au writes:> Hi list,
    >> >> > 
    >> >> > Does anyone know what would be involved in getting
    >> the >> outloud speech server to use pulseaudio instead of
    >> alsa >> directly?
    >> >> > 
    >> >> > If this was done am I correct in assuming that
    >> emacspeak >> would be able to run along side orca if they
    >> are both >> using pulseaudio?
    >> >> > 
    >> >> > Has anyone already thought about this?
    >> >> > 
    >> >> > Regards
    >> >> > 
    >> >> > Bart
    >> >> > 
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    >> Best Regards, --raman
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    Tim> 
-- 
Tim Cross tcross@rapttech.com.au
    Tim> 
    Tim> There are two types of people in IT - those who do not
    Tim> manage what they understand and those who do not
    Tim> understand what they manage.
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