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In the Unix world with the X Window System (X11)¹, there's no concept of “application”. There are several concepts that overlap but don't match exactly: packages — the name you select in a package manager to install the application. If you don't install it via a package manager, there may not be a formal package name. A package may include multiple ...
The role of an X11 window manager is quite complex. First, learn more about X core protocol and X architecture. Then read EWMH if you need to understand the conventional roles of WMs (also known and respected by X11 toolkits like GTK, Qt, etc...). Even single-application but multiple-windows (e.g. popups) programs practically need some WM Then you could ...
You can use pavucontrol to set the default (and fallback) audio output device. But this needs pulseaudio (one of the reasons pulse was developed).
I solved this problem by installing Fedora 22. Not the route I wanted, but since the issue was taking too long to fix and I couldn't find anything to point me in the right direction I had to choose the reinstallation.
I read with Wayland there comes the infrastructure to prohibit it, but now it's still a problem. Just see xinput test-xi2 The first article I read about the problem: http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.de/2011/04/linux-security-circus-on-gui-isolation.html Further and deeper discussion: http://lwn.net/Articles/517375/
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