[linux-elitists] Get _off_ the mic

Teh Entar-Nick nick at teh.entar.net
Tue Jun 23 16:03:58 PDT 2015


Don Marti:
> but now I'm wondering: Is there some kind of wrapper that would
> prevent a certain application from getting access to the mic in the
> first place?  Something like
> 
>   nomic /usr/bin/wtf
> 
> or some PulseAudio command that would have the same effect?

Usually if you scramble the $PULSE_SERVER env var, you confuse most
programs that try to play with audio.  Setting to /dev/null or /dev/zero
may have useful effects, though I haven't fussed with it much.


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