Linked by Oliver on Fri 11th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Linux is the most popular free Unix-like operating system, it shouldn't be a surprise that some projects have begun treating non-Linux operating systems as second-class citizens. This isn't out of contempt for the BSDs or OpenSolaris, it's just a matter of limited manpower: if almost all the users of the application have a Linux operating system and if all the core developers are using Linux themselves, it's difficult to keep supporting other operating systems. But sometimes the choice to leave out support for other operating systems is explicitly made, e.g. when the developers want to implement some innovative features that require functionality that is (at least for now) only available in the Linux kernel."
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killasmurf86
Member since:
2010-04-27

Let me slap Linuxists in face.....
What can you guys say about your audio system?

Everyone is trying to make something new about it, none have made anything useful.

We BSD users still use good old OSS, and it works just great.

P.S. sorry I can't find link to graph with all the Audio Mess on Linux

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Oliver Member since:
2006-07-15

>We BSD users still use good old OSS, and it works just great.

Eww, 'good old OSS'. It's a new architecture, multichannel, etc. pp. Just don't undererstimate it. Alsa needs a plethora of layers, just to get usable at all ;-)

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Redeeman Member since:
2006-03-23

Let me slap Linuxists in face.....
What can you guys say about your audio system?

Everyone is trying to make something new about it, none have made anything useful.

We BSD users still use good old OSS, and it works just great.

P.S. sorry I can't find link to graph with all the Audio Mess on Linux


you are a retard, and so is that adobe "person" that made that graph..

Linux uses alsa.. it changed from oss.. not a million others..

adobe made a graph showing a billion different interconnects between various THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE LIBRARIES that just so happens to be able to use one another. nobody has EVER configured them in such a way, but even if they did, how is this linux's fault?

I have personally created 2500 audio libraries that works together, and compiles only on freebsd. WOW LOOK AT THIS MESS! freebsd audio must suck donkey balls...

stop being such a retard and learn a little about what you're talking about

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diegoviola Member since:
2006-08-15

Let me slap Linuxists in face.....
What can you guys say about your audio system?

Everyone is trying to make something new about it, none have made anything useful.

We BSD users still use good old OSS, and it works just great.

P.S. sorry I can't find link to graph with all the Audio Mess on Linux


ALSA + PulseAudio works better than any other system I have ever used.

Really, it's incredible how well it works, I can plug my Logitech USB Headset and audio will be redirected to this device on the fly, if I unplug said device the audio gets redirected to the master audio device (PC speakers). And everything just works, on the fly, I don't have to install any drivers or configure anything, it all just works.

Per application volume control is also great and it all just works.

Edited 2011-03-14 00:20 UTC

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