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PulseAudio 5.0 Supports BlueZ 5, Native Log Target For Systemd

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Published on 03 March 2014 11:32 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The latest version of the widely-used PulseAudio sound server is now available. With PulseAudio 5.0 comes new end-user features.

The major features of PulseAudio 5.0 include BlueZ 5 support with the A2DP profile, provides a reimplementation of the tunnel modules, native log target support for the systemd-journal, various small changes, and many bug-fixes. While the systemd journal is now supported by PulseAudio, the sound server doesn't have a hard requirement on the init manager.

More details on PulseAudio 5.0 can be found via the release notes at FreeDesktop.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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