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by Fmajor7add9
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Primer on kernels. distro and repos
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Primer on kernels. distro and repos

Thanks! Great to get pick up some nuggets from the seniors who boldly went ahead:) I've used Linux on/off for years but never for audio inputs and until recently neither for video. The LAW spin-your-own process is really fun and interesting and for some reason something I never got around to earlier...
by Fmajor7add9
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Primer on kernels. distro and repos
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Primer on kernels. distro and repos

note to all/self Found this ref from AV Linux Glenn about their RT speedo kernel being built into MX: https://linuxmusicians.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=19645&p=104261&hilit=kernel#p104261 from their release notes : We try to stick as closely as is reasonably possible to vanilla Linux kernel sources fro...
by Fmajor7add9
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Primer on kernels. distro and repos
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Primer on kernels. distro and repos

The kernel is independent of the distribution. Yes each distribution (or you) builds its own kernel but the kernel is Linux with all its modules and so on, the software is the GNU, everywhere. ~Modular - The kernel should ideally support exactly your hardware and your application purposes. - Distri...
by Fmajor7add9
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Primer on kernels. distro and repos
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Primer on kernels. distro and repos

thanks for commenting This kernel is running at 300 ticks..... ..apparently 1000 ticks is recommended for MIDI use interesting, didn't know about ticks at all I actually tried the linux-rt kernel but was getting system freezes. I used to compile the linux-ck kernel which runs at 1000 ticks but that ...
by Fmajor7add9
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Bitwig Studio 3.0 is out now.
Replies: 26
Views: 2302

Re: Bitwig Studio 3.0 is out now.

Just bought it and a have a new Lenovo Yoga 730 with tough screen on the way. Switching from a Windows/Ableton setup. Still haven't desided on which distro to use though. Anyone with similar setup got some recommendations? (I'm a seasoned Linux user, using Mint on most pcs for coding) When I switch...
by Fmajor7add9
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Primer on kernels. distro and repos
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Primer on kernels. distro and repos

Hi, new reader and user checking in and very happy to find a www corner like this so thanks everyone for the effort. I'm in the middle of distrohopping from Solus to something leaner and have tried different pre-made distros in Virtualbox and from USB to get started. Found most of them in threads ar...
by Fmajor7add9
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Linux Distro to make music with an old PC
Replies: 19
Views: 1604

Re: Linux Distro to make music with an old PC

...try something with a minimal DE/window manager like manjaro openbox edition (if that still exists), or crunchbang (which I'm sure doesn't exist but there might be a fork) this Debian spin with Openbox just came up in another feed here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpAfVOz6P4Q CrunchBang was f...