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#REDIRECT [[Advanced Linux Sound Architecture]]
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{{stub|This is very work in progress stuff, feel welcome to edit and correct :)}}
 
 
 
This settings are meant for HD audio playback at 24bit depth and 96000Hz frequency. So there's no need to change anything default if your audio sources have standard CD quality.
 
 
 
== Alsa ==
 
 
 
{{hc|~/.asoundrc|2=<nowiki>
 
defaults.pcm.!rate_converter "samplerate_best"
 
defaults.pcm.dmix.!rate 96000
 
defaults.pcm.dmix.!format S24_LE
 
</nowiki>}}
 
 
 
An exclamation sign causes a previous definition to be overridden. This syntax can be used with any configuration file assignment.
 
 
 
Dmix is enabled as default for soundcards which do not support hardware mixing.
 
 
 
== Pulseaudio ==
 
 
 
Since Pulseaudio server is not intended to deliver high quality streams for the sake of usability, it is recommended to just not install it.
 
 
 
{{hc|/etc/pulse/daemon.conf |2=<nowiki>
 
resample-method = src-sinc-medium-quality
 
default-sample-format = s24le
 
default-sample-rate = 96000
 
</nowiki>}}
 
 
 
SRC resampling algorithm is very cpu intensive. Setting it to medium quality should work better.
 
 
 
== Jack ==
 
 
 
 
 
== List of linux-friendly audiophile sound cards ==
 

Latest revision as of 02:37, 29 June 2014