X2Go Bug report logs - #363
Pulseaudio still buggy in standard release of X2Goclient for Windows

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Stefan Baur <newsgroups.mail2@stefanbaur.de>

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:33:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Found in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Subject: Bug#363 closed by Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: Michael DePaulo <mikedep333@gmail.com>, 363@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#363: Workaround
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:14:23 +0000
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Hi All,

On  Mi 11 Dez 2013 18:14:03 CET, Michael DePaulo wrote:

> Please test and follow this workaround with x2goclient-
> (for windows) until a package with the old pulseaudio is
> made (most likely in several hours):
> 1. Install x2goclient if you haven't already. It will by
> default be installed to "C:\Program Files\x2goclient\" on 32-bit, and
> "C:\Program Files (x86)\x2goclient\" on 64-bit.
> 2. Rename the installation location's "pulse" subfolder to "pulse-1.1"
> 3. Download  
> http://code.x2go.org/releases/binary-win32/x2goclient/with-old-pulseaudio-0.9.6/releases/
> but do not install it.
> 4. Open that .exe file in 7-zip or peazip as an archive and extract
> the $_OUTDIR\pulse\ folder from it. Do not extract it directly to the
> installation location's folder. Instead, extract it to someplace where
> you have write permissions, such as your "My Documents" so that
> windows UAC file virtualization does not interfere.
> (There's other ways to get this "pulse" folder too. E.g, installing it
> on a spare machine and copying the folder. Temporarily uninstalling
> x2goclient and installing, etc.)
> 5. Copy the "pulse" folder to the x2go installation folder.
> I quickly tested this workaround on an x2goserver VM running ubuntu
> 12.04.x 32-bit (with the latest updates and the quantal HWE) and it
> did fix this bug for me. (This bug was present when I did not perform
> the workaround.) My client system is windows 8.1 64-bit.
> -Mike

The pulseaudio-0.9.6 ,,interim'' build is currently uploading and can  
be obtained from [1] in a few minutes.

Mike (the first)


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From: Stefan Baur <newsgroups.mail2@stefanbaur.de>
To: submit@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Pulseaudio still buggy in standard release of X2Goclient for Windows
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:23:27 +0100
Package: x2goclient
Severity: wishlist

There's no improvement on the sound issue (Flash videos sound "choppy"), 
yet there's no additional download option where one could download a 
copy of x2goclient- that is set to use the old 

This is a showstopper for me, I can't roll that out to my customers.

For each previous version since the issue was discovered, an "interim" 
version was published that used the old pulseaudio.


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