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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ALSA vs. Pulseaudio
by Comadr3am on Fri 9th Oct 2009 11:13 UTC
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2009-05-26

I have not used Linux that long (converting from windoz) but, I have found that they only way to get the sound to play correctly in VirtualBox OSE is to use pulse.

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