Commit 4340f847 authored by Rafael Kraut's avatar Rafael Kraut

fix: update some typos in README.md

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......@@ -26,9 +26,9 @@ If you want to build and install PipeWire yourself, refer to
The most important purpose of PipeWire is to run your favorite apps.
Some application use the native PipeWire API, such as most compositors
(gnome-shell, wayland, ..) to implement screen sharing. These apps will
just work automatically.
Some applications use the native PipeWire API, such as most compositors
(gnome-shell, wayland, ...) to implement screen sharing. These apps will
just work automatically.
Most audio applications can use either ALSA, JACK or PulseAudio as a
backend. PipeWire provides support for all 3 backends. Depending on how
......@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ $ pw-play /home/wim/data/01.\ Firepower.wav
### Running JACK applications
Depending on how the system was configured, your can either run PipeWire and
Depending on how the system was configured, you can either run PipeWire and
JACK side-by-side or have PipeWire take over the functionality of JACK
completely.
......@@ -76,12 +76,12 @@ effect and can be omitted.
### Running PulseAudio applications
PipeWire can run a PulseAudio compatible replacement server. You can't
use both servers at the same time. Usually you package manager will
use both servers at the same time. Usually your package manager will
make the server conflict so that you can only install one or the
other.
PulseAudio application still use the regular PulseAudio client
libraries and you don't need to to anything else than change the
PulseAudio applications still use the regular PulseAudio client
libraries and you don't need to do anything else than change the
server implementation.
A successful swap of the server can be verified by checking the
......@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ If the PipeWire alsa module is installed, it can be seen with
$ aplay -L
```
ALSA application can then use the `pipewire:` device to use PipeWire
ALSA applications can then use the `pipewire:` device to use PipeWire
as the audio system.
### Running GStreamer applications
......@@ -123,20 +123,21 @@ Or to play a beeping sound:
$ gst-launch-1.0 audiotestsrc ! pipewiresink
```
PipeWire provides a device monitor as well so that:
PipeWire provides a device monitor as well so that
```
$ gst-device-monitor-1.0
```
Shows the PipeWire devices and applications like cheese will
shows the PipeWire devices and applications like cheese will
automatically use the PipeWire video source when possible.
### Inspecting the PipeWire state
There is currently no native graphical tool to inspect the PipeWire graph
but we recommend to use one of the excellent JACK tools, such as `Carla`,
`catia`, `qjackctl`,... You will not be able to see all features like the video
`catia`, `qjackctl`, ...
You will not be able to see all features like the video
ports but it is a good start.
`pw-mon` dumps and monitors the state of the PipeWire daemon.
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