A2DP (Stereo Bluetooth Headset) on Linux

Note: These instructions will eventually be obsolete. This will not work with Bluez 4 or above, included with Ubuntu 8.10+. PulseAudio is also set to get automatic A2DP configuration through a Google SoC project very soon.

Wires are for suckers. In this day and age, wireless headphones are where it's at. While we may not be able to drop the power cord for the time being, we can ...

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PulseAudio Volume Manager

With PulseAudio already in Fedora and soon to be in Ubuntu 8.04, it is sure to get even more popularity. But what is so special about it? To many, it just seems like yet another replacement for esound. And while PulseAudio can be dropped right in to replace ESD without problems, it offers so much more.

One big feature is the volume manager. While it doesn't seem to ...

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Using ffmpeg to convert to MP3

Now we all know we should be using free and open formats like Vorbis for our audio, right? Yeah. Unfortunately, sometimes we are restricted by what some devices will support.

If you've got some tracks in Vorbis, WAV or another format and you want to convert it to MP3 format. Now you can use the open source MP3 library LAME, but it doesn't support quite as many input ...

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