ALSA 1.0.16 Final Released

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| In what equated to being a shorter development cycle than normal and with
| only two release candidates under its belt, ALSA 1.0.16 final has been
| released. ALSA 1.0.16-rc1 was released just two weeks ago followed by ALSA
| 1.0.16-rc2 last week and now this week is the final build.

WorldVistA EHR VOE/ 1.0 available

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| WorldVistA EHR VOE/ 1.0 is based on and compatible with the U.S. Department
| of Veterans Affairs (VA) world renowned EHR, VistA®.


Why Vista sounds worse

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| Changes to how the latest version of Windows handles audio playback has
| caused unexpected quality issues for musicians and consumers alike, reports
| Tim Anderson *

Audio in Linux is awesome

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| I can’t wait for PulseAudio. I’m sure that will make all of this even easier.

Renoise For Linux

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| On January 17 of this year the first beta release of Renoise 1.9.1 was
| announced. Along with new features and fixes for its Windows and OSX
| versions, this release includes the first version of Renoise for Linux. This
| is rather significant news: Renoise is a popular program, with an active
| community of developers and users in the Win/Mac music worlds, and a native
| Linux release has been a community priority. The wait is over, so let's see
| (and hear) what Renoise brings to the Linux audio software party. * * *


ALSA v1.0.15 Released

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| The developers behind ALSA (the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture), are out
| this morning with the v1.0.15 release. This new ALSA release includes updated
| ALSA drivers, libraries, plug-ins, and utilities. *