[vlc-devel] The "default" ALSA device missing in audio devices menu

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Oct 21 19:50:59 CEST 2015

On Sunday 18 October 2015 06:08:46 U.Mutlu wrote:
> Hi,
> if the entry "alsa-audio-device=" is commented out in ~/.config/vlc/vlcrc
> then the "default" ALSA device (as specified in the ALSA conf file, eg.
> /etc/asound.conf in Debian systems) gets used by vlc.
> This is good, but this "default" device is missing in the GUI list
> (Audio/Audio Device), because imagine user picks another sound device
> from the menu list. Now, user cannot return to the "default" device anymore,
> because it's missing in the menu list :-), user has to restart vlc.

Done in VLC 2.2.2 onward.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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