pulse-client.conf - PulseAudio client configuration file







   The  PulseAudio  client  library  reads configuration directives from a
   configuration   file    on    startup.    If    the    per-user    file
   ~/.config/pulse/client.conf  exists,  it  is used, otherwise the system
   configuration file /etc/pulse/client.conf is used. In addition to those
   main  files,  configuration  directives  can also be put in files under
   directories             ~/.config/pulse/client.conf.d/              and
   /etc/pulse/client.conf.d/. Those files have to have the .conf file name
   extension, but otherwise the file names can be chosen freely. The files
   under  client.conf.d  are  processed in alphabetical order. In case the
   same option is set in multiple files, the last file to  set  an  option
   overrides  earlier files. The main client.conf file is processed first,
   so options set in files under client.conf.d override the main file.

   The configuration file is a simple collection of variable declarations.
   If  the  configuration  file parser encounters either ; or # it ignores
   the rest of the line until its end.

   For the settings that take a boolean argument the values true, yes,  on
   and 1 are equivalent, resp. false, no, off, 0.


   default-sink=  The  default sink to connect to. If specified overwrites
   the setting in the daemon. The environment variable $PULSE_SINK however
   takes precedence.

   default-source=   The  default  source  to  connect  to.  If  specified
   overwrites  the  setting  in  the  daemon.  The  environment   variable
   $PULSE_SOURCE however takes precedence.

   default-server=  The  default  sever  to  connect  to.  The environment
   variable $PULSE_SERVER takes precedence.

   autospawn= Autospawn a PulseAudio daemon when needed. Takes  a  boolean
   value, defaults to yes.

   daemon-binary=  Path to the PulseAudio daemon to run when autospawning.
   Defaults to a path configured at compile time.

   extra-arguments= Extra arguments to pass to the PulseAudio daemon  when
   autospawning. Defaults to --log-target=syslog

   cookie-file=  Specify the path to the PulseAudio authentication cookie.
   Defaults to ~/.config/pulse/cookie.

   enable-shm= Enable data transfer via  POSIX  or  memfd  shared  memory.
   Takes  a boolean argument, defaults to yes. If set to no, communication
   with the  server  will  be  exclusively  done  through  data-copy  over

   enable-memfd=.  Enable  data  transfer via memfd shared memory. Takes a
   boolean argument, defaults to yes.

   shm-size-bytes= Sets the shared memory segment  size  for  clients,  in
   bytes.  If  left  unspecified  or  is  set to 0 it will default to some
   system-specific default, usually 64 MiB. Please note that usually there
   is  no  need  to change this value, unless you are running an OS kernel
   that does not do memory overcommit.

   auto-connect-localhost= Automatically try to connect to  localhost  via
   IP.  Enabling  this  is a potential security hole since connections are
   only authenticated one-way and a rogue server might hence fool a client
   into  sending it its private (e.g. VoIP call) data. This was enabled by
   default on PulseAudio version 0.9.21 and older. Defaults to no.

   auto-connect-display= Automatically try to connect to  the  host  X11's
   $DISPLAY variable is set to. The same security issues apply as to auto-
   connect-localhost=. Defaults to no.


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


   pulse-daemon.conf(5), pulseaudio(1)


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