The libao package contains a cross-platform audio library. This is useful to output audio on a wide variety of platforms. It currently supports WAV files, OSS (Open Sound System), ESD (Enlighten Sound Daemon), ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture), NAS (Network Audio system), aRTS (analog Real-Time Synthesizer and PulseAudio (next generation GNOME sound architecture).
Download (HTTP): http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/ao/libao-0.8.8.tar.gz
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User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libao
Install libao by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make install && install -v -m644 README /usr/share/doc/libao-0.8.8
Currently, the only configuration option available is setting the default output device. Issue man libao.conf for details.
Last updated on 2007-07-19 11:54:05 -0500