pax11publish - PulseAudio X11 Credential Utility


   pax11publish -h

   pax11publish [options] [-d]

   pax11publish [options] -e

   pax11publish [options] -i

   pax11publish [options] -r


   The  pax11publish  utility  can  be  used  to  dump  or  manipulate the
   PulseAudio server credentials that can be stored as properties  on  the
   X11 root window.

   Please  note  that  the  loadable module module-x11-publish exports the
   same information directly from the PulseAudio sound server, and  should
   in most cases be used in preference over this tool.

   Use the following command to dump the raw PulseAudio-specific data that
   is stored in your X11 root window:

   xprop -root | grep ^PULSE_


   -h     Show help.

   -d     Read the PulseAudio server credentials currently set on the  X11
          root  window  and dump them in a human readable form. This reads

   -i     Similar  to  -d, however dumps them in a Bourne shell compatible
          format so they may be used together with the eval shell  command
          to set the $PULSE_SERVER, $PULSE_SINK, $PULSE_SOURCE environment
          variables. Also reads the authentication cookie  from  the  root
          window and stores it in ~/.config/pulse/cookie.

   -e     Export  the  currently  locally  used sound server, sink, source
          configuration to the X11 root window. This takes the  data  from
          the   $PULSE_SERVER,   $PULSE_SINK,   $PULSE_SOURCE  environment
          variables   and   combines   them    with    the    data    from
          ~/.config/pulse/client.conf  (or  /etc/pulse/client.conf if that
          file does not exist). If specific  options  are  passed  on  the
          command  line (-S, -O, -I, -c, see below), they take precedence.
          Also     uploads     the     local     authentication     cookie
          ~/.config/pulse/cookie to the X11 server.

   -r     Removes  the  configured  PulseAudio  configuration from the X11
          root window.

          Connect to the specified X11 display, instead of the default one
          configured in $DISPLAY.

          Only  valid  for  -e:  export the specified PulseAudio server as
          default to the X11 display instead of  the  one  configured  via
          local configuration.

   -O SINK
          Only  valid for -e: export the specified sink as default sink to
          the  X11  display  instead  of  the  one  configured  via  local

          Only valid for -e: export the specified source as default to the
          X11  display  instead  of   the   one   configured   via   local

   -c FILE
          Only  valid  for -e: export the PulseAudio authentication cookie
          stored in the specified file to the X11 display instead  of  the
          one stored in ~/.config/pulse/cookie.


   The   PulseAudio   Developers   <pulseaudio-discuss  (at)  lists  (dot)
   freedesktop    (dot)    org>;    PulseAudio    is    available     from


   pulseaudio(1), xprop(1)


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