More posts about “audio”


PineBuds: Wireless Ear Buds Powered by Open Source

Could Pine64 emerge as the open source analog to companies like Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaom9? With the quiet introduction of their latest piece of hardware, it seems so! A pair of high-end in-ear wireless headphones […]

29 April 2022
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Waveform Free is a Professional Digital Audio Workstation with Linux Support

Tracktion Waveform Free is a professional digital audio workstation (DAW) with Ubuntu Linux support. We look at what it offers, and how to download it.

23 March 2020

Ubuntu 17.10 Makes It Easier to Use Bluetooth Speakers

Ubuntu will automatically switch sound output to Bluetooth when you connect a Bluetooth speaker or headset in Ubuntu 17.10, as this video demonstrates.

14 July 2017

Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux

Whether you’re a student needing to take notes from a lecture you recorded or a blogger trying to transcribe an audio interview, the following little GNOME app can help. Turning an audio recording into text […]

25 June 2017
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Yup, This is The Best Sound Converter for Ubuntu

Though I tend to stream music from the cloud when at my desktop PC, I prefer to download and play local audio files when listening to podcasts and audio books on the move. Earlier this week I needed convert a stack of […]

7 May 2017
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GNOME Improves Handling of Unknown Audio Devices (Thanks to Unity)

Is it a mic? Is it a speaker? No, it's a … well, actually GNOME doesn't know either — but the open-source desktop is about to be smarter about finding out.

9 August 2016
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GNOME 3.20 Improves Wireless Function Keys, Audio Jack Detection

Polish to the UX of wireless connections and sound devices is coming

10 January 2016
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GNOME Shell Sound Switcher Extension Lets You Switch Audio Devices Easily

Last week we highlighted a handy applet for Ubuntu sound enthusiasts that allows input and output devices to be switched on demand, ad-hoc style.

25 February 2014
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Use Sound Switcher to Quickly Switch Audio Inputs/Outputs in Ubuntu

Sound Switcher lets you switch between audio input and output devices straight from the system tray - no need for Ubuntu System Settings.

16 February 2014
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[How To] Turn Headphone Jack to a Microphone Jack in Ubuntu

Several years back developer David Henningsson created a small app that ttys to turns a regular ol' laptop headphone jack into a microphone input jack - and in this post we show you how to use it.

2 December 2013

[How To] Record Audio Streams to MP3 in Ubuntu

If you want - nay need - to record something from a radio station, a live web-cast performance or some other 'audio' event playing on your computer in Ubuntu how can you do so?

22 March 2011

Navisurfer II serves up Ubuntu in a fresh way

Have you gone the extra mile to install Ubuntu on every device you possibly can, even your kitchen toaster? When you get yourself a shiny new car, is the first thing you do customize it? Then the Navisurfer II is just what you need to "pimp your ride".

21 February 2011