PulseAudio 11.0 Released With GNU Hurd Support, Newer Apple AirPlay Hardware
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 5 September 2017 at 07:12 AM EDT. 49 Comments
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PulseAudio 11.0 is now available as the latest feature release of this widely-used, cross-platform sound server.

PulseAudio 11.0 on the platform front introduces support for GNU Hurd, assuming you have sound hardware compatible with Hurd. This also depends upon applications supporting Solaris' /dev/audio interface.

PulseAudio 11.0 also adds support for newer AirPlay hardware, USB/Bluetooth sound devices are now preferred over internal sound cards, many Bluetooth audio improvements including HSP headset role and gateway role support, better latency regulation in the loopback module, improved Bluetooth MTU configuration, and more.

All the interesting details about PulseAudio 11.0 can be found via FreeDesktop.org.

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