Multimedia settings mysteries

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sun Feb 8 21:33:12 UTC 2009

Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> 2) The various audio categories all show the following list of devices:
> HDA Intel (STAC92xx Analog)
> default (lower-case 'd')
> hw:0,0
> Default (upper-case 'D')
> PulseAudio Sound Server
> <nothing> (i.e. an icon with no text)

There should be an entry saying just "PulseAudio" (the native PulseAudio
backend) at the top of that list. It appears to be missing, that sounds
like a bug.

Which Phonon backend are you using? The Xine backend is strongly
recommended, the GStreamer one is very buggy.

        Kevin Kofler

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