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Software Based Audio Piping & Mix/Minus In Linux With Pipewire!

In this video I show you how I pipe audio from two different platforms together each week to make Destination Linux video podcast. Using Fedora, pipewire, and QJackCTL, anyone is able to connect streams of audio between multiple programs with a few simple clicks. No other OS is it this easy to connect multiple audio […]

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PipeWire Gets Initial Support for Next-Generation Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) Audio

PipeWire is becoming the norm in audio and video handling among GNU/Linux distributions as more and more of them are switching to it as the default server for handling audio, video streams, and hardware, as well as its powerful session and policy manager WirePlumber. From my perspective, because of the above, PipeWire is getting a […]

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How to Install PipeWire on Debian 11

In order to make PipeWire the default audio service, you will need to make some changes to your system, which will enable and replace the PulseAudio server with PipeWire.
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How to Enable PipeWire and Disable PulseAudio in Ubuntu 22.04

There are lists of applications that I can’t afford to miss after setting up newly installed distributions, and one of them is EasyEffects, which enhances the audio quality to the next level. Without it, I don’t get the real vibe from the music. If you have ever used the EasyEffects, you will know it requires a […]

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Ubuntu 22.04 Review, A Future of FOSS Computing

Here’s our review of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS “Jammy Jellyfish”. It’s incredibly late, for that we apologize, but it’s better than never. We concluded this release as the best LTS ever and as a future of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) computing. Please r…

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Looks Like Ubuntu 22.10 Will Finally Switch to PipeWire by Default

It’s looking like Ubuntu 22.10 will finally switch to PipeWire as default for audio. This could happen as soon as October 2022. Learn more here.
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Ubuntu 22.10 Makes PipeWire Default

PipeWire is the default audio server in Ubuntu 22.10. The latest daily builds of the development release (which is codenamed ‘Kinetic Kudu’) ship with Pipewire in place of Pulseaudio out of the box, no workarounds required. The last time Ub…

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PipeWire: Bluetooth® support status update

Over the last two years, Bluetooth® audio support has steadily grown in PipeWire and has become a featureful, stable, conformant, open source Bluetooth® audio stack implementation. Testimony to that is the fact that, as of last week (April 21), Bluetooth® A2DP audio has been qualified on the Steam Deck using PipeWire and WirePlumber. This means […]

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Getting rid of the need for the usecase Linux distribution

There was an article on Open for Everyone today about Nobara, a Fedora-based distribution optimized for gaming. So I have no beef with Tomas Crider or any other creator/maintainer of a distribution targeting a specific use case. In fact they … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Will Reach End of Life on January 20th, 2022

Ubuntu 21.04 will reach end of life on January 20th, 2022. At that time, Canonical will stop offering updates for the Hirsute Hippo release. Powered by Linux kernel 5.11 and built around the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment series (with support for GNOME 40 apps), Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) also introduced PipeWire support, nftables as the […]

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Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 22 Released with PipeWire

Calculate Linux 22 is here more than seven months after Calculate Linux 21 and it introduces some exciting new changes, such as the switch to the very popular PipeWire solution as the default sound server instead of PulseAudio. On the other hand, ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) is still available as an option and received […]

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Steam Client Supports VA-API Hardware Encoding on Linux

Good news for Linux users! The new Steam Client update adds support for VA-API hardware encoding on Linux. Users who don’t want this feature will be able to disable it by turning off AMD and Intel hardware encoding in the Remote Play advanced host settings. Moreover, Valve added support for DMABUF PipeWire capture on Linux, […]

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WirePlumber in Fedora 35

Today marks a very exciting day as Fedora 35 has now been released, and with it comes WirePlumber as the default session manager for PipeWire! Under development by Collabora since 2019, WirePlumber has now entered the Linux desktop space.
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PipeWire and fixing the Linux Video Capture stack

PipeWire has already made great strides forward in terms of improving the audio handling situation on Linux, but one of the original goals was to also bring along the video side of the house. In fact in the first few … Continue reading

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Fedora Workstation: Our Vision for Linux Desktop

So I have spoken about what is our vision for Fedora Workstation quite a few times before, but I feel it is often useful to get back to it as we progress with our overall effort.So if you read some … Continue reading

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Cool happenings in Fedora Workstation land

Been some time since my last update, so I felt it was time to flex my blog writing muscles again and provide some updates of some of the things we are working on in Fedora in preparation for Fedora Workstation … Continue reading

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JamesDSP For Linux Is An Audio Effect Processor For PipeWire Or PulseAudio (Equalizer, Bass Boost, More)

JamesDSP for Linux is an open source Qt audio effect processor for PipeWire and PulseAudio. Use it to enhance the music you listen to by adding reverberation, bass boost and other filters using a parametric or fixed band equalizer. It also allows you t…

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New opportunities in the Red Hat Desktop team

So we are looking to hire quite a few people into the Desktop team currently. First of all we are looking to hire two graphics engineers to help us work on Linux Graphics drivers. The first of those two jobs … Continue reading

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What to look for in Fedora Workstation 34

As we are heading towards April and the release of Fedora Workstation 34 I wanted to post an update on what we are working on for this release and what we are looking at going forward. 2020 was a year … Continue reading

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PipeWire Late Summer Update 2020

Wim Taymans did an internal demonstration yesterday for the desktop team at Red Hat of the current state of PipeWire. For those still unaware PipeWire is our effort to bring together audio, video and pro-audio under Linux, creating a smooth … Continue reading

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