Ardour 6.8 Linux Mint on 2014 MacBook Pro

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richiewinn
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Ardour 6.8 Linux Mint on 2014 MacBook Pro

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Hi everyone and thanks for allowing me to join this forum. I'm so frustrated with my setup and feel I'm so close to solving the issue. I'm a long time Logic Pro Mac guy so the switch to Linux Mint and Ardour 6.8 on my 2014 MacBook Pro is like pulling teeth. When I use ALSA in my Audio/MIDI setup I can record but I don't get any playback. If I stop ALSA and switch to Pulse Audio I get the playback but I can't record.

There is a thread here on the Ardour forums that provides the painful progress!!

https://discourse.ardour.org/t/cant-rec ... /106259/34
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Re: Ardour 6.8 Linux Mint on 2014 MacBook Pro

Post by DeRaaf »

I'm no expert, but maybe you need the Jack Audio server to connect things in you system?

https://jackaudio.org/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6zP1kBiG0c

I had a few difficulties with installing jack (I use Pop!OS 20.04). Starting and stopping it was not really clear to me, I installed Ubuntu Studio Controls and that did the trick for me:

https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=308722
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