[ardour-users] Refugee from Windoze/Cubase -drowning in Linux/Ardour

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Tue Apr 19 10:26:33 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-19 at 16:24, Frode Haugsgjerd wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 07:41:45PM -0500, Jack O'Quin wrote:
> > Also, it looks like there are two versions of JACK on your system,
> > 0.99.0 and 0.99.36.  That is very bad and extremely confusing.  Be
> > sure and get rid of one of them.  If you're mixing RPM packages with
> > code built by hand, the hand-built packages probably went in
> > /usr/local.  Try building them with --prefix=/usr, so they replace the
> > packaged version.
> > -- 
> > 
> In my opinion, this is not a smart ting to do. By overwriting files 
> installed by a package, you mess up the package manager (RPM). 
> Having a decent way to manage software, is one good reason for choosing 
> Linux over windows.

    If you want to stay current this is about the only reliable way to
do it.  I run everything from CCRMA except JACK, Ardour, and JAMin and
have no problems.


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