play sound on Ubuntu 10.4. (pulse audio?)

Tim Harig usernet at
Sat Sep 11 23:42:42 CEST 2010

On 2010-09-11, News123 <news1234 at> wrote:
> What would be the way to detect how to play audio on a linux system
> without knowing ufront whether the system uses pulse, ALSA or whatever?

I would suggest libao:
and it's python bindings:

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