[Ardour-Users] Debian?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Aug 11 04:15:32 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 19:01 +0800, Simon Wise wrote:
> On 11/08/10 17:47, christian at shamanbenefit.net wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: simonzwise at gmail.com
> > To: ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
> > Date: 11.08.2010 11:25:14
> > Subject: Re: [Ardour-Users] Debian?
> >
> >> I don't think that Debian  "Stable" is a sensible choice for audio use, it just isn't intended for that
> >> purpose
> >
> > Thanks for your concern. I didn't know that it was not intended for audio production.
> > I will cease producing audio immediately.
> > Sorry to have bothered you.
> I'm sorry if I offended, it wasn't intended, I'm only suggesting an option which 
> might make installing audio software a bit easier, everyone's choice of system 
> is very much their own!
> Of course you can use Stable for audio, it only means you have to make a bit 
> more effort to get the software you want from elsewhere if you want current 
> versions.
> Simon

Dunno, at the moment Debian stable might be ok, but usually after some
time you'll run into dependency issues, if you need to compile newest
audio applications. I don't think one need always the latest desktop
environment version etc., but audio becomes better day buy day. I would
prefer Debian, but IMO Ubuntu has an advantage for audio.



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