libao.confSection: libao configuration (5)
Updated: September 1, 2003
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NAMElibao.conf - configuration for libao.
DESCRIPTIONlibao.conf and .libao are configuration files for libao, the audio output library. They specify various options to libao, as described below. libao.conf sets system-wide options, whereas ~/.libao sets user-specific options. When an option is set in both places, the option in ~/.libao takes precedence.
FILE FORMATThe file consists of comments and key-value pairs. Comments are on separate lines that start with a # symbol. The key-value pairs are of the form:
Valid option keys are:
- The short name of the driver libao should use by default. Valid values include (not all are available on every platform): oss, esd, arts, alsa, alsa05, nas, irix, and sun. Note that "sun" is used on many BSD systems as well as Solaris. The "alsa" driver is for the 0.9.x ALSA API, whereas the "alsa05" driver is for the 0.5.x API.
Here is an example libao.conf that forces the OSS driver to be used by default:
# This is a comment.
libao.conf is missing a number of potentially useful options.
Stan Seibert <email@example.com>