[PD] [PD-announce] pd 0.44-0 test 1 released

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Dec 28 23:44:44 CET 2012

On 12/28/2012 05:36 PM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
>> To: pd-list at iem.at
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>> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 12:22 PM
>> Subject: Re: [PD] [PD-announce] pd 0.44-0 test 1 released
> [...]
>> #2 (and this is more important): i really confused PulseAudio for PortAudio. i 
>> often do these, since both are often abbreviated "PA".
> I'd really like to hear from anyone who uses an up-to-date version of
> PulseAudio on an up-to-date distro whether the myriad problems that
> came from pushing a beta version of an "It-Just-Works" audio server are
> now gone.
> Even for Pd, it'd be nice to support an audio server that lets you set
> levels for a video online of a Pd patch while you patch your own, then
> answer your bluetooth phone without having to open a config file.
> I still like the idea of JACK being the default, but there are certainly
> times when I just want the server to just mix what programs I have
> open with zero configuration.

Pulseaudio has been working pretty well for me using pulse-aware apps.  I have
been using Ubuntu mostly and recently switch to Mint.  Apps like Pd and
Audacity seem to mess with pulse, my guess is because they try to grab
exclusive access, but things like rhythmbox, skype, etc. work well.


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