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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Fedora 8 to introduce new PulseAudio audio server

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There can be no hiding it - audio frameworks on Linux are far from perfect. To start with, we have several different sound servers - including OSS and ALSA, which complicates things for application developers, but also, these frameworks aren't nearly as advanced in terms of feature sets as the sound systems in other operating systems like Core Audio in Mac OS X and Windows Vista's sound architecture.

PulseAudio is ...

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