Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
If you are using midi just for fun, keeping pulseaudio should not
This is the impression I got, but in the past I have had odd things happening
sound and even had to reboot to set it right again. I think pulseaudio is better
now. I will see how I get along with both jack and pulseaudio later today.
My jack runs with alsa backend and kmix' plain alsa sliders of
work with jack.
I will see if there is a pulseaudio backend, otherwise I will have
to do this, too.
I would prefer not to disrupt the pulseaudio setup.
[I]f you are using jack for low latency audio productional purposes
No. I have not yet been advised what low latency is.
or if you simply want to have full control over your audio device,
then it is best to get rid of pulseaudio.
I definitely don't want to get rid of
pulseaudio, as it is so integrated into the
system and it is working so reliably that I do not want to tamper with it.
All I want is sound when there is supposed to be sound, no matter from what source,
and I want to be able to control its volume and occasionally make other
adjustments, such as bass, treble, left, right, centre, etc. Occasionally, I might
like to separately control the volume and other qualities of one source and of
What I don't want is silence when there is supposed to be sound and I don't want
have to fiddle for hours and read endless documents that might or might not be
located on some unknown web sites somewhere that I have to spend hours and hours
locating, only to find that they are eons outdated and don't give me sound when I
am supposed to have it.