[PlanetCCRMA] [LAU] Installing Google Voice Chat for Linux on Fedora instead of Debian

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Sep 8 11:05:46 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Niels Mayer <nielsmayer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:57 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> gnome (not gtk) apps use the following gconf settings for sound output
>> system/gstreamer/0.10/audio/default/audiosink
>> system/gstreamer/0.10/audio/default/chataudiosink
>> system/gstreamer/0.10/audio/default/musicaudiosink
> I've long had these setup to skip pulseaudio, using alsasink with a
> specific device (see
> http://ccrma-mail.stanford.edu/pipermail/planetccrma/2010-March/016510.html
> ) :
>          <entry name="chataudiosink" mtime="1265693808" type="string">
>                <stringvalue>alsasink
> device=&quot;hw:Headset,0&quot;</stringvalue>
>        </entry>
>        <entry name="musicaudiosink" mtime="1265693856" type="string">
>                <stringvalue>alsasink device=&quot;hw:SB,1&quot;</stringvalue>
>        </entry>
>        <entry name="audiosrc" mtime="1282881667" type="string">
>                <stringvalue>alsasrc
> device=&quot;hw:BCD3000,0&quot;</stringvalue>
>        </entry>
>        <entry name="audiosink" mtime="1282881208" type="string">
>                <stringvalue>alsasink device=&quot;default&quot;</stringvalue>
>        </entry>
> Unfortunately, despite these and other measures in place, I still
> continue seeing signs of attempting to contact pulseaudio first in
> gnome/gstreamer apps: "socket(): Address family not supported by
> protocol" ( e.g.
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/fedora-music/msg00607.html )

sure, and its reasonably easy to at least guess why: what is the
"default" ALSA device on the affected system? what does aplay -D
default do?

i should stress that i *have* pulseaudio installed, and the few gnome
apps that i have on my system (fedora) do not attempt to use it.

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