Bug#900856: enlightenment: Sound fails to work after upgrade

Ross Vandegrift ross at kallisti.us
Tue Jun 12 19:23:20 BST 2018

On Tue, Jun 05, 2018 at 11:01:35PM +0100, Mike Brodbelt wrote:
> Doing some investigation into this, I enabled "PulseAudio Sound System"
> in Settings > Apps > Startup Applications. This didn't work - it seems
> to execute 'start-pulseaudio-x11' at login, which fails because it's
> executed at a point at which there is no pulseaudio daemon running:-

This shouldn't be required - my Startup Applications doesn't include pulse.
What does "systemctl --user status pulseaudio.service" report?  On my buster
laptop, it reports that the service is running and enabled.

> $ start-pulseaudio-x11
> Connection failure: Connection refused
> pa_context_connect() failed: Connection refused

This is curious.  According to start-pulseaudio-x11(1), it should start a
daemon if required.


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