alsa-capabilities is a bash scripts that shows which digital audio formats and sample rates your sound card and USB DA-converter supports on systems running Linux and alsa.
When using your PC as a high end audiophile transport device for delevering digital audio to an external DA-converter as explained in How to turn Music Player Daemon (mpd) into an audiophile music player, one has to make sure that the audio files are in a suitable audio format for the DAC. Consult the Background […]
Changelog (last update: Jan 8, 2016) Comments () Source code Bugs () Music Player Daemon (mpd) is a great free and open source tool which, together with Linux, can be used to turn any computer into a highest quality bit perfect audio player. That way your PC will act as a transparant transport device for […]
Introduction This article describes how to create a software environment on your desktop computer which will make it possible to boot a second computer from the network and use that as the interface between the desktop computer –from which the audio files and the boot environment are served– and the external audio equipment. The goal […]
When you want to configure linux for bit perfect audio playback, pulseaudio can get in the way. This article explains how you can disable pulseaudio easily, without breaking your applications and package management. Furthermore the working of pulseaudio and the relationship with alsa is explained.