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  1. #1
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    pulseaudio in 7.7.1 ...

    Code:
    $ dpkg -l | grep pulse
    ii  gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio:i386                0.10.31-3+nmu4+b2                    i386         GStreamer plugin for PulseAudio
    ii  gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio:i386                 1.8.3-1+b1                           i386         GStreamer plugin for PulseAudio
    ii  libpulse-mainloop-glib0:i386                 9.0-3                                i386         PulseAudio client libraries (glib support)
    ii  libpulse0:i386                               9.0-3                                i386         PulseAudio client libraries
    ii  libsox-fmt-pulse:i386                        14.4.1-5+b1                          i386         SoX PulseAudio format I/O library
    ~
    http://www.knoppixforum.de/knoppix-forum-deutsch/sonstiges/thread4268/pulseaudio-verwenden-aber-wie.html
    
    
    suggests to start the pulseaudio demon a la: /etc/init.d/pulseaudio start
    
    
    However:
    
    
    $ which pulseaudio
    $ 
    $ ls -l /etc/init.d/pulseaudio
    ls: cannot access '/etc/init.d/pulseaudio': No such file or directory
    
    
    $ sudo /etc/init.d/pulseaudio start
    sudo: /etc/init.d/pulseaudio: command not found
    
    
    $ ps aux | grep pulseaudio
    knoppix   4871  0.0  0.0   6352   832 pts/4    S+   06:53   0:00 grep --colour=auto pulseaudio
    
    
    How can you start pulseaudio (or (re)install it?) if needed?

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    Hello!

    I suggest you open an LXTerminal and issue the following commands.
    Code:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install pulseaudio pavucontrol
    mkdir -p ~/.config/pulse
    echo "autospawn=yes" > ~/.config/pulse/client.conf
    echo "daemon-binary = /usr/bin/pulseaudio" >> ~/.config/pulse/client.conf
    restartx
    Use the PulseAudio volume control from the "Multimedia" menu to adjust settings.

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