This package contains plugins for the ALSA library that are not included in the main libasound2 package.
The ALSA library plugin "jack" allows the ALSA library to play or capture via JACK. (This should not be confused with
the jackd output driver "alsa", included in the jackd package, which allows the JACK daemon to play back via the
The PulseAudio library plugin "pulse" allows the ALSA library to play or capture via PulseAudio.
The OSS library plugin "oss" allows the ALSA library to play or capture via OSS.
Also included are enhanced resampling, a52 conversion, and Maemo ALSA library plugins.
Note that in the Ubuntu package the JACK and Maemo plugins are disabled by default due to build component separation issues.
ALSA is the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture.
JACK is the Jack Audio Connection Kit.
OSS is the Open Sound System.
All packages Packages in Distributions
alsa-plugins source package in Vivid
Version 1.0.28-1ubuntu2 uploaded on 2014-11-25
alsa-plugins source package in Utopic
Version 1.0.28-1ubuntu1 uploaded on 2014-08-05
alsa-plugins source package in Trusty
Version 1.0.27-2ubuntu2 uploaded on 2013-10-30
alsa-plugins source package in Saucy
Version 1.0.27-2ubuntu1 uploaded on 2013-07-26
alsa-plugins source package in Raring
Version 1.0.25-2ubuntu3 uploaded on 2012-11-07