HOWTO: REQUEST

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby Pablo » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:36 pm

Is there just a common sense step by step process for figuring out how to connect the existing audio connection to the applications.


It is very difficult to write something like that. If it doesn't focus on a particular Linux distribution it will be difficult to understand for beginners. That's what jack and Ardour's docs do. They try to be distro-neutral so they have to use the terminal and words that can be understand by, admittedly advanced, users of any distro. Note that there are at least six different Desktop Environments that linuxmusicians use, lots of Linux distributions, lots of different hardware... :?

For a beginner, the best they can do is installing a specialized distro. Kxstudio has a wonderful support here at LM. If not, at least you have to say what distro you are using and please post the question in another board. "system tuning and configuration" is fine. :)

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby ZombieToofer » Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:40 pm

I recently bought the Numark Mixtrack Pro from eBay, and it came with an AKAI LPD8 drumpad. I was thinking of selling the LPD8, but I won't get much money for it, so I figured, if I am going to keep it, I should learn how to use it. I have used Hydrogen before, but only with the mouse and very little keyboard input.

Can someone walk me through setting up my LPD8 to work with Hydrogen on Linux, from start to finish, including a thorough building of a drumbeat? And please hold my hand and guide me as though I know nothing about anything.

I did get so far so as to set up and run the LPD8 Editor software, but I have no idea how to use it, or where to go from there. Thank you for your time.

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby unfa » Fri May 22, 2015 10:06 am

I'm looking for a comprehensive LADISH manual/guide/howto/tutorial.
Sine my searches did not succeed I'm asking here.

All I found was a little tutorial in the KX Studio documentaiton, but that's fairly basic.

I'd like to understand this system to the bone, what, why and how, everything.

Do you know any good in-depth documents about LADISH?

Side note: I'm using KX Studio Live DVD 14.04 and it's own tools as a LADISH front-end.

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby falkTX » Fri May 22, 2015 11:24 am

I wouldn't "waste" too much time on ladish, the author has lost interest on it and the project hasn't had a relevant commit/change in years.

You should use NSM (non-session-manager) if you want to go to that kind of route.
Personally lately I've been losing interest on SMs. Audio plugins are much better to work with.

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby StudioDave » Fri May 22, 2015 11:13 pm

unfa wrote:I'm looking for a comprehensive LADISH manual/guide/howto/tutorial.


Not up-to-date but perhaps relevant :

https://lwn.net/Articles/533594/

NSM is a better choice than LADISH, in my opinion.

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dp

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Re: HOWTO: REQUEST

Postby Shadow_7 » Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:18 am

Command Line based EQ for jackDBus?

I tend to run a pulseaudio over jack setup when I get interested in audio. Although I've known of it for a while, I recently tried a networked pulseaudio setup. And I'm kind of liking it. Is there a command line EQ option like calf's 32 band, jackEQ, or nyquists nband? I kind of want to offload the jack and eq processing to it's own machine (sbc) and free up some processing resources on my primary machines. This would prevent me from doubling my audio hardware. And the EQ would compensate for my old speakers by boosting the high end. I'm hoping a Pi B would handle this task, and I really don't want to dedicate a display device. I have a few other options too, but their display options are pretty much toast as well. So something usable over ssh would be swell.

I'm no stranger to the command line. And I've used the jack_connect route from the CLI for making connections before. I'm just coming up shy on EQ options that are not gui based. There's a few ladspa, lv2, and whatnot options, but most of those are out dated or lack the commandline program to use the API's. The calf option seems to be the only common denominator that exists on all distros like debian stable and arch rolling, but it's not headless.


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