More posts about “pulseaudio”

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Ubuntu 22.10 Makes PipeWire Default for Audio

PipeWire is now shipping as the default audio server in Ubuntu 22.10 daily builds. PipeWire improves audio handling & performance compared to PulseAudio.

22 May 2022
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PipeWire aims to do for video what PulseAudio did for sound

PipeWire is a new multimedia processing framework for Linux that aims to improve the handling of audio and video on Linux.

21 September 2017

PulseAudio 11.0 Released, Adds New Features & Fixes

Do you know which sound server you use on Ubuntu? It’s PulseAudio — and today it got a new release. PulseAudio 11.0 is the latest stable release of this desktop staple. A bunch of new […]

5 September 2017

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
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Ubuntu 17.10 Might Automatically Mute Music When Taking VoIP Calls

Ubuntu may re-enable a nifty feature in PulseAudio that pauses or mutes music and video when an incoming VoIP call is received. This feature, which is provided by a PulseAudio plugin called Cork, has been disabled […]

5 July 2017

PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux

If you’re on the hunt for an advanced audio equaliser for Ubuntu, you’re definitely going to want to check this app out. It’s called PulseEffects and it’s an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor that works with Pulseaudio, the default […]

25 June 2017
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Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound

If you're a Linux user who upgraded to Firefox 52 only to find that the browser no longer plays sound, you're not alone.

16 March 2017
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5 ways to make using multiple computers and devices more efficient with Ubuntu

I hate cables. There, I have finally managed to start the article. But getting back to the cables, I have a mouse, which connects to my computer. Fair enough: that's a worthy cause for a cable. But then I got a second computer. Now what do I do? Just use the touchpad on one? Or do I get a second mouse and make my desk even more cluttered? A better option would be to have the mouse shared between the two computers.

23 May 2011
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EarCandy – Smart Volume Management App

EarCandy is a smart volume manager for PulseAudio that fades applications in and out based on your current activity. It will automatically mute your music when a Movie or a YouTube video starts. And will […]

27 September 2009