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Old 08-06-2014, 04:37 PM   #1
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can anyone tell me how to make ALSA defualt? i upgraded XBMC and now it wont passthrough unless i use AE_SINK=ALSA xbmc in terminal and thats a huge hassel to do everytime.....and i need it so i can keep watching my DTS-HD/DD TrueHD movies

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Old 08-07-2014, 09:03 AM   #2
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Hi Bergarth,

Well I assume that AE_SINK is an enviromental variable that XBMC requires, so there are 2 approaches that I will consider:

1. Add that line to the main config file (Probably /etc/.bashrc or /etc/.profile), which distro do you use?
2. Add the same line to your user config file, ($HOME/.bashrc or $HOME/.profile)

Add the following line at the end of the file
export AE_SINK


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