One huge problem in a standard Ubuntu install is that not all programs are actually using the PulseAudio daemon but instead still use ALSA. This is especially true with the flashplugin. Since PulseAudio and ALSA can't use the hardware device at the same time, they block each other which leads to hangs and maybe even crashes of programs (e.g. browser).Continue reading "ALSA → PulseAudio for Flash and others"
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The default soundcard to be used with ALSA is that with the index 0 in
/proc/asound/cards. Usually this is the first
found sound device.