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See [[ChangeLogs]] to find out what has changed since the previous release.
 
See [[ChangeLogs]] to find out what has changed since the previous release.
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==Detailed package descriptions==
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===alsa-driver===
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alsa-driver contains the ALSA components that run in kernel space (e.g. all the modules). It also contains a few user-space components, including the alsasound startup script and a set of ALSA headers.
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This package is now obsolete, as kernel.org is now taking updates to the modules directly from the ALSA GIT server.
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===alsa-lib===
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alsa-lib contains the user space library that developers compile ALSA applications against.
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===alsa-utils===
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alsa-utils contains various generic ALSA command line tools, such as amixer, aplay, alsaconf, etc.
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===alsa-tools===
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alsa-tools contains various more obscure tools and loaders.
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===alsa-firmware===
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alsa-firmware contains binary drivers for various third-party products.
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===alsa-plugins===
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alsa-plugins contains plugins for various ALSA needs (e.g. Jack).
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===alsa-oss===
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alsa-oss contains the OSS compatibilty layer.
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===pyalsa===
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pyalsa contains the Python bindings for ALSA
  
 
==<tt>.bz2</tt> extension handling==
 
==<tt>.bz2</tt> extension handling==
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*[ftp://ftp.alsa-project.org:/pub ftp.alsa-project.org:/pub]
 
*[ftp://ftp.alsa-project.org:/pub ftp.alsa-project.org:/pub]
 
*[http://mirrors.zerg.biz/alsa mirrors.zerg.biz/alsa]
 
*[http://mirrors.zerg.biz/alsa mirrors.zerg.biz/alsa]
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'''Asia Mirrors'''
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*[ftp://mirrors.go-parts.com/alsa/ mirrors.go-parts.com/alsa/]
 
'''US Mirrors'''
 
'''US Mirrors'''
 
*[ftp://ftp.silug.org:/pub/alsa ftp.silug.org:/pub/alsa]
 
*[ftp://ftp.silug.org:/pub/alsa ftp.silug.org:/pub/alsa]
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==FTP via HTTP (web) access==
 
==FTP via HTTP (web) access==
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'''Asia Sites'''
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*[http://mirrors.go-parts.com/alsa/ http://mirrors.go-parts.com/alsa/]
  
 
'''Europe Sites'''
 
'''Europe Sites'''

Latest revision as of 22:29, 31 July 2013

Contents

[edit] Latest Software Source Releases

Package Stable Release

(2012-01-25)

Development Release Description
Driver (alsa-driver) 1.0.25 none Kernel drivers
Firmware alsa-firmware) 1.0.28 none Firmware for cards that require it
Library (alsa-lib) 1.0.28 none Userspace library
Plugins (alsa-plugins) 1.0.28 none Additional library plugins Eg.jack, pulse, maemo ...
Utilities (alsa-utils) 1.0.28 none Utilities aplay,arecord,amixer etc
Tools (alsa-tools) 1.0.28 none Tools
PyALSA (pyalsa) 1.0.26 none Python bindings for ALSA lib
OSS compat lib (alsa-oss) 1.0.28 none OSS compatibility library

See ChangeLogs to find out what has changed since the previous release.

[edit] Detailed package descriptions

[edit] alsa-driver

alsa-driver contains the ALSA components that run in kernel space (e.g. all the modules). It also contains a few user-space components, including the alsasound startup script and a set of ALSA headers.

This package is now obsolete, as kernel.org is now taking updates to the modules directly from the ALSA GIT server.

[edit] alsa-lib

alsa-lib contains the user space library that developers compile ALSA applications against.

[edit] alsa-utils

alsa-utils contains various generic ALSA command line tools, such as amixer, aplay, alsaconf, etc.

[edit] alsa-tools

alsa-tools contains various more obscure tools and loaders.

[edit] alsa-firmware

alsa-firmware contains binary drivers for various third-party products.

[edit] alsa-plugins

alsa-plugins contains plugins for various ALSA needs (e.g. Jack).

[edit] alsa-oss

alsa-oss contains the OSS compatibilty layer.

[edit] pyalsa

pyalsa contains the Python bindings for ALSA

[edit] .bz2 extension handling

The .bz2 extension belongs to the bzip2 compression utility which replaces gzip. You may unpack the .tar.bz2 files directly using one of the following commands:

        using the newer version of tar:
tar -xjf <file>

        or, using the older version of tar:
tar -xIf <file>

        or, with all versions of tar:
bunzip2 -c <file> | tar -xf -

[edit] FTP Access

Primary Site

Asia Mirrors

US Mirrors

Europe Mirrors

[edit] FTP via HTTP (web) access

Asia Sites

Europe Sites

[edit] Developers: GIT access

[edit] Online Snapshot From ALSA Server

Tarballs are generated from the latest code in ALSA GIT repositories immediately. Get very fresh ALSA code now.

[edit] Daily Snapshot Tarballs (from Takashi Iwai)

The tarballs of the latest GIT version with ready-for-build configure script are available at:

[edit] Tracker System

[edit] Rsync

ALSA rsync access
URL rsync://rsync.alsa-project.org/ftp
Access read-only
Description read-only access to the whole FTP tree
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