What Is Jack, Pulseaudio, and Alsa? Linux Audio Drivers Explained

When you’re getting into Linux audio, you’ll hear a lot of talk about Alsa, Jack, and Pulseaudio. What are they? Are these all drivers? How do I use Jack? Why can’t I hear sound in Chrome when I have Jack opened? Why do I need 3 audio drivers? Well, actually only one of these is an audio driver, the rest are accessing it. I thought I would try to demystify some of these topics. Hopefully it is helpful.
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