Author: Alessandro Vesely Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] No sound after upgrading to daedalus
On Tue 29/Aug/2023 21:08:21 +0200 Arnt Karlsen wrote: > On Tue, 29 Aug 2023 13:28:46 +0200, Alessandro
>> now I have this new package, pipewire, which I don't recall. If I
>> try to uninstall it, apt-get would automatically install pulseaudio,
>> which I had removed a long time ago.
>> Pipewire is not running. If I launch it, it raises a bunch of errors.
> ..yup, because it needs wireplumber. Install and start wireplumber,
> then start pipewire (Or was it the other way around? I run too long
> sessions.) then try alsamixer, which should show "Pipewire" both as
> "Card" and "Chip" and one volume bar.
Now that I've managed to uninstall it, I don't think I'll turn back. However, I'd be curious to learn what's the intended advantage of having all that machinery on top of alsa —which seems to be already complicated at will. I mean, for average users that only occasionally might use a mic or edit an audio file.