Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Oct 2009 19:09 UTC, submitted by MadMAtt
Linux Lennart Poettering, creator of open source sound server PulseAudio, was recently interviewed at this year's Linux Plumbers Conference. In this Q&A he details the latest PulseAudio developments and addresses some of PA's critics. Thanks to PulseAudio, the Linux audio experience is becoming more context-aware. For example, if a video is running in one application the system should now automatically reduce the volume of everything else and increase it when the video is finished.
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by supercompman on Thu 8th Oct 2009 19:57 UTC
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I've mentioned this before, but it's worth mentioning again: most of the problems that people have with pulse are configuration issues with the way distros ship.

I think pulse audio is a great thing... I just think most distros shipped it before they actually knew how to set it up properly.

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