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Q&A: PulseAudio creator Lennart Poettering

Oct 08, 2009, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"PulseAudio's impressive set of features include per-application volume controls, a modular architecture, support for multiple audio sources and sinks, the ability to discover other computers using PulseAudio on the local network and play sound, as well as change which output device an application plays sound through -- while the application is playing sound.

"Thanks to PulseAudio, the Linux audio experience will become more context-aware. For example, if a video is running in one application the system should automatically reduce the volume of everything else and increase it when the video is finished."

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