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The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to provide device drivers for sound cards.
  
 
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Drivers

ALSA

The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to provide device drivers for sound cards.

OSS

Sound servers

JACK

The Jack-Audio-Connection-Kit is a sound server for advanced use, and is generally used by professionals looking to record. Regardless it does support mixing, although to get non JACK aware applications to work, a plugin has to be provided. The alsa-plugins package will pull this in.

JACK2

Also called JACK-mp, it is the next version of JACK, with support for multi-processors and for network audio.

PulseAudio

NAS

Audio programs

Latency

  • irqbalance
  • real time patches for kernel26
  • schedtool/nice (with sound server)

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