[Sidefx-houdini-list] sound on ubuntu

Mark Elendt mark at sidefx.com
Mon May 16 09:08:58 EDT 2011

On my distro (Lucid x86_64), without any modifications, I find that
Houdini audio is blocked if any other app is using the audio device.
If I stop my music player, Houdini's audio works just fine.

Not the ideal solution since I like listening to music.

On Friday May 13 at 13:54, Alvaro Castaneda wrote:
> Hi Guys I been trying to use sound in ubuntu and have no luck
> seems that Houdini still uses the old OSS for sound and this
> "modern" distros left that and now use PulseAudio
> I can kinda get it working by using the OSS emulation in
> PulseAudio running Houdini like this padsd Houdini
> but, sometimes it works and sometimes I just hear
> noise.
> Anyone using sound on ubuntu?
> thanks
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Mark Elendt

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