Linux Audio: A Guide For Beginner and Beyond


Contents

ForewordEdit

Preface
About This Book
Authors
A Word From the Contributors

For the BeginnerEdit

Introduction
Get a basic sound-enabled system up and running
First Things First
Choosing A Distribution

Linux Sound Systems and TerminologyEdit

Sound Support History
OSS
ALSA
Basic block for sound support, "Safe ALSA" standard
For the Pro-Audio-Minded User
The JACK Audio Connection Kit

Usage ScenariosEdit

Linux DAW - Digital Audio Workstation
Using linux as an audio workstation for sound and music: system setup, software, hardware, MIDI and optimizing for low-latency.
Video Synchronization
Audio aspect related to video creation and editting: hardware differences, synchronization, format conversion, and media authoring.
WEB Audio
Making rich media content for web: web-based formats, tools, optimizations and streaming.
Game Audio
Playing games: system settings, peripheral devices, surround sound output and wine compatibility.

Audio Programming in LinuxEdit

Linux Audio API
How to develop sound-enabled software: introduction to libraries and techniques with examples.
List of Dependencies and Compiling Tips
Development prerequisites and requirements

GlossaryEdit

External LinksEdit