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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby studio32 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:10 pm

falkTX wrote:
studio32 wrote:I may be wrong, but I don't think QTractor can export Synths MIDI (I mean "render") to a wav file.

I've notice this. Mmh how do you get a qtractor project exported to a soundfile then? :/

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby GMaq » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:24 pm

falkTX,

I'm the maintainer of AV Linux, since there is so much noise about Lucid I thought I'd better check it out. I installed it in VBox and added the -rt Kernel, medibuntu and your repo...DONE!

This is an uprecedented collection of current Audio apps in a single repo, great work, I wish you all the success with your KXStudio, you are correct that KDE is not represented with a good Multimedia specific version so that is a niche to be filled. I think there is room for everyone and of course I believe AV Linux also has a place.

As someone who knows how much work this takes I just had to say what a great job you're doing! I look forward to seeing an official KXStudio announcement soon.

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby alberto » Sat May 01, 2010 10:20 am

Congratulations for this excellent PPA.

I think there is a bug in eq10q-lv2 package. It doesn't install anything. I'm using a 64 bit system.

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Postby autostatic » Fri May 28, 2010 7:25 pm

Hi falkTX,

A note of criticism from my side, my apologies beforehand :(
I wanted to backport some of your packages for my Karmic PPA. But your just so far from being meticulous that I have to refrain from backporting anything because it will take me so much time to take care of all the lintian warnings :(
Directories containing .svn and .git control directories, maintainer name errors, copyright errors etc., stuff like that. Nothing really seriously wrong but to me as a "mierenneuker" (nitpicker) it all seems so sloppy.
My apologies again for criticising your hard work but I had to get this off my chest.

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby autostatic » Sat May 29, 2010 11:15 am

Hello falkTX, I understand the way you work. But take my rambling as constructive criticism, it's not my intention to turn down your hard and good work! We both do things differently, nothing wrong with that.

falkTX wrote:I think that the debian policy has too many rules... (have you look at a "debian/rules" for Fedora or ArchLinux?)
Yes I have, I backported some stuff for my Fedora machines at work so I know how to package RPM's and to what rules they have to comply (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_c ... _and_rules). I agree that packaging for Fedora is more straightforward.

falkTX wrote:I'm sorry if my packages aren't the best ones around, but I honestly don't care, cause the users don't care about the copyright/lintian stuff, they just want it to work.
I'm far from a good packager either, I just package the stuff I need and am not claiming anything either. But those packaging rules and guidelines don't exist for nothing, but that's another discussion, one we shouldn't keep here.

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby eric71 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:50 am

Some questions about wine with the realtime patch from you ppa - On your website you say "run wine with the prefix "WINERT=10" (or similar)". What exactly is the number 10 indicating? What type of numbers can we be using there? And when you say "prefix" does it mean a command line like 'wine WINERT=10 reaper.exe', i.e. how exactly does the syntax go?

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby thorgal » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:43 pm

I have not tried it myself but I suppose the number goes from 0 to 100 (RT watchdog being at 99 usually, jack somewhere between 10 and 70, etc).

As to the WINERT, it looks like a environment variable, so you would need to set it before calling wine:

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WINERT=10 wine blabla.exe


or you can have it in some login / shell init script
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export WINERT=10


csh family

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setenv WINERT 10


mind you, any wine app using RT SCHED_FIFO threads would then use this scheduling priority level.

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby thorgal » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:13 pm

-20 to 19 sounds more like the so-called 'nice' value range. WINERT as a variable defined for RT scheduling looks more like the SCHED_FIFO priority level (0 to 100). But better check than not :)

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby autostatic » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:09 pm

Because I recently switched my PC at work from Fedora to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx I also started packaging for Lucid.

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby brummer » Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:45 am

Hi Guys

A old friend of my comes for a visit at my home, indeed he is a musician to, he was on the search for a decent Guitar amp for live purpose, play Acoustic Guitar together with a Piano, but he was unhappy about what he found. I told him about Linux audio and what it possible with that, he wone get it.
So I install ubuntu10.4 on his (old PIIII) Laptop and add your ppa's to Synaptic. Run a update and a upgrade, set permissions and were done. He use a Tascam 122 for Guitar input, so I add a ~/.asoundrc, connect every thing , plug in the guitar and go.
He was surprised by the sound witch was now possible, and also surprised by the DAW's, Synths and Virtual Keybords,. . . .

All this need to be done fast, so "thanks for your ppa's" , this way it was just to easy to setup a Pro Audio Studio :)

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby alberto » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:35 pm

I have tried to add this repository to a machine with Ubuntu Maverick and there are some dependencies problems with Lucid PPA. There are plans to make a Maverick falk PPA repository?

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby anechoic » Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:58 pm

yeah can't seem to connect with this repo in Maverick - ???? :?

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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby angelsguitar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:27 pm

Hi falktx.

There seems to be a problem with Hydrogen and the version of liblash that your ppa proviodes. When I try to run Hydrogen, I get this:

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hydrogen: error while loading shared libraries: liblash.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


I actually have liblash installed from your ppa. I believe there's a problem with the symlink to liblash. Right now, the solution seems to be reverting to the liblash version on Ubuntu's repo, or fixing the symlink, according to this source: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.audio.users/70311. To fix the symlink, I just issued the following command:

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sudo ln -s /usr/lib/liblash.so.1.1.1 /usr/lib/liblash.so.2


That seems to correct the problem. Could you take a look at that, and fix the symlink creation? Thanks.
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Re: Ubuntu PPA for *all* Linux Multimedia stuff

Postby hellalive » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:11 am

Hi, i solved the issue as you and emailed falk. He did update the repo but i can't run hydrogen even after the correction (i replaced the simlink etc). Does your hydrogen start?
He had a lot of nithing to say, we'll miss him


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