[Ardour-Users] Fw: can't get midi to work

Brett McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 05:39:42 PDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 8:33 AM, Mark Veltzer <mark.veltzer at gmail.com> wrote:

>> i try not to make distro recommendations, other than "not ubuntu if
>> you want to do pro-audio or music creation stuff". plenty of other
>> people have their preferences for ... Arch, AVLinux, Gentoo, Fedora
>> etc. etc. the point is not whether any of them *can* be used - all
>> Linux distros can. the question is how much work will you have to do
>> to get it usable.
> I got ubuntu for other reasons than music production and I even got it
> to do ardour with good latency with some tweaking... It's update rate is
> OK so you get most of the new stuff. You just have to know what to turn
> off and how to tweak.

I use Ubuntu Studio, it's been fine for me. I turn off a lot of stuff
like automatic updating, and I don't use the distro versions of the
apps I use like Rosegarden and Ardour and prefer to compile them by
hand (I also use MixBus).

Brett W. McCoy -- http://www.electricminstrel.com
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden; If I were to divulge it,
it would overturn the world."
    -- Jelaleddin Rumi

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