What's that sound? Linux Audio Players
May 26, 2012, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Jones)
You may not be aware that Linux supports many different audio architecture sets. The most commonly installed on mainstream Linux distributions is Pulse Audio. But ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) is also another popular framework. And there are of course others. OSS (Open-Source Sound) is probably the third most common framework set that you may or may not have heard of.