What the hell starts pulseaudio?!
tomek at cedro.info
Tue Jul 13 13:58:33 UTC 2021
Another, user level, trick to prevent applications spawning PulseAudio
autospawn = no
On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 3:53 PM Tomasz CEDRO <tomek at cedro.info> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 1:42 PM Roderick wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Jul 2021, Tomasz CEDRO wrote:
> > > What Window Manager do you use? Maybe this guy.. or its audio mixer? :-)
> > It is written in my original mail.
> Sorry, TWM does not start it, its the Firefox, or any other
> application linked against libpulse* will spawn local user service
> with stream/dgram socket communication (not TCP!) :-)
> sockstat | grep pulse
> XXX pulseaudio 99706 5 stream /home/XXX/.xdg/pulse/native
> XXX pulseaudio 99706 8 stream -> /tmp/dbus-URrI0C27hY
> XXX pulseaudio 99706 9 stream /home/XXX/.xdg/pulse/native
> XXX pulseaudio 99706 11 dgram -> /var/run/log
> XXX pulseaudio 99706 41 stream -> /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket
> XXX enlightenm 98712 73 stream -> /home/XXX/.xdg/pulse/native
> At first I though htop and ps auxd could show process tree with
> parent, but in my case there was no parent, what seems reasonable
> because it should work even after its spawning process terminates.
> Then I found this. Looks like exactly your question and the answer:
> Personally I like PulseAudio. It gives you lots of felxibility and
> control over audio per application on the fly.
> If you do not like it you may want to try remove / lock the package
> and/or put a link to /use/bin/true in place of the binary?
> CeDeROM, SQ7MHZ, http://www.tomek.cedro.info
CeDeROM, SQ7MHZ, http://www.tomek.cedro.info
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