alsa - Advanced Linux Sound Architecture

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.3
Repository openSUSE Multimedia Libs all
Package name alsa
Package version 1.1.6
Package release 278.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 1.33 MB
Download size 1.13 MB
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ALSA stands for Advanced Linux Sound Architecture.  It supports many
PCI, ISA PnP  and USB sound cards.
This package contains the ALSA init scripts to start the sound system
on your Linux box.  To set it up, run yast2 or alsaconf.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alsa- x86_64 openSUSE Oss
alsa - - -


Name Value
/bin/bash -
alsa-utils -
coreutils -
diffutils -
fillup -
grep -


Name Value
alsa = 1.1.6-278.1
alsa(x86-64) = 1.1.6-278.1


Type URL
Binary Package alsa-1.1.6-278.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package alsa-1.1.6-278.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Libs repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-multimedia-libs
  2. Install alsa rpm package:
    # zypper install alsa




2018-05-02 -
- Backport UCM fix and new profiles from upstream (bsc#1091678):
2018-04-04 -
- Avoid the use of license tag for old distros for fixing build
2018-04-04 -
- Updated to alsa-lib 1.1.6:
* Change FSF address (Franklin Street)
* pcm: route: Fix use_getput flag computation for 3 byte formats
* test: correct emulation for channel-map TLV
* Change snd_dlopen() function to return the error string
* build extra mixer modules conditionally
* do not enable alisp code by default
* conf/ucm: Rearrange
* conf/ucm: Add dual HD-audio codecs config for Lenovo
* conf/ucm: Add Gigabyte mobo UCM profile with dual HD-audio codecs
* asound.h: add SNDRV_PCM_FORMAT_{S, U}20
* pcm: add and describe SND_PCM_FORMAT_{S, U}20
* pcm: linear, route: handle linear formats with 20-bit sample on 4 bytes
* pcm: plug: add SND_PCM_FORMAT_{S, U}20 to linear_preferred_formats
* pcm: remove unused macros of COPY_LABELS/COPY_END
* pcm: remove unused macros of GETU_LABELS/GETU_END
* pcm: remove unused macros of NORMS_LABELS/NORMS_END
* pcm: fix wrong comments for some cases of linear interpolation of PCM samples
* topology: Fix to skip writing of header for compound elements
* control: Proper reference of internal versioned functions
* timer: Proper reference of internal versioned symbols
* core: Proper reference of internal snd_dlopen()
* conf/ucm: Add chtrt5645-mono-speaker-analog-mic configuration
* pcm: Return the consistent error code for unexpected PCM states
* pcm: Fix two bugs in snd_pcm_area_silence()
* pcm: fix a bug to copy silent samples aligned to 64
* pcm: another fix for the snd_pcm_area_silence() fast path
* pcm: ioplug: Use boundary for wrap around
* pcm: Do not access lock_enabled if thread safe API
* pcm: ioplug: Provide hw_avail helper function for plugins
* pcm: Provide areas_copy function which handles buffer wrap around
* pcm: ioplug: update prepare and draining state correctly
* topology: Fix parsing config with multiple hw_configs
* pcm: hw: Keep control data from kernel when SND_PCM_APPEND
* control ext: fix the default .rawmidi_next_device callback
* modules: smixer_python - add support for python3
* a set of fixes to reduce gcc warnings
* pcm: Skip avail_min check during draining
* pcm: ioplug: Implement proper drain behavior
* conf: USB-Audio: Add second S/PDIF device on Phiree U2SX
- Remove obsoleted patches:
- Use %license file tag
2018-02-28 -
- Add UCM profile for Baytrail CR with RT5460 (bsc#1083195)
2018-01-18 -
- Upstream fixes:
* Add the new ucm for Cherrytrail devices (bsc#1068546):
* Fix for error code from PCM API functions at unexpected states:
2017-12-19 -
- Recover udev 42-hd-audio-pm.rules for TW that was dropped
mistakenly at the previous change

See Also

Package Description
alsa-devel-1.1.6-278.1.x86_64.rpm Include Files and Libraries mandatory for Development
alsa-devel-32bit-1.1.6-278.1.x86_64.rpm Include Files and Libraries mandatory for Development
alsa-docs-1.1.6-278.1.noarch.rpm Additional Package Documentation
alsa-firmware-1.0.29-33.7.noarch.rpm Firmware Data Files for ALSA
alsa-oss-1.1.6-54.1.x86_64.rpm ALSA-OSS Wrapper
alsa-oss-32bit-1.1.6-54.1.x86_64.rpm ALSA-OSS Wrapper
alsa-plugins-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Extra Plug-Ins for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-32bit-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Extra Plug-Ins for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-a52-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm A52 Output Plug-In for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-jack-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm JACK I/O Plug-In for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-jack-32bit-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm JACK I/O Plug-In for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-lavcrate-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Rate Converter Plug-In for the ALSA Library using libavcodec
alsa-plugins-maemo-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Maemo Plug-Ins for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-maemo-32bit-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Maemo Plug-Ins for the ALSA Library
alsa-plugins-pulse-1.1.6-129.1.x86_64.rpm Pulseaudio Plug-In for the ALSA Library