PipeWire is now shipping as the default audio server in Ubuntu 22.10 daily builds. PipeWire improves audio handling & performance compared to PulseAudio.
PipeWire is a new multimedia processing framework for Linux that aims to improve the handling of audio and video on Linux.
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 […]
Ubuntu will automatically switch sound output to Bluetooth when you connect a Bluetooth speaker or headset in Ubuntu 17.10, as this video demonstrates.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]