[Solved] "Show Native Synth GUI" is grayed out when right-clicking the Calf Fluidsynth LV2

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[Solved] "Show Native Synth GUI" is grayed out when right-clicking the Calf Fluidsynth LV2

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I'm using an Arch based Garuda Linux LXQt-KWin. MusE is version 4.0.

Found this thread through search but it's on Ubuntu - viewtopic.php?f=61&t=21560 - and a reply says:
I think Calf uses gtk UIs.
You likely did not install the necessary GTK development packages.
Install them and reconfigure MusE then rebuild.
MusE will automatically pick them up since the cmake option 'ENABLE_LV2_GTK2' for them is enabled by default
but that would mean I have to recompile?

I'm trying to follow this relatively older video - https://youtu.be/PFOUnyH3irU?t=537 - and trying to learn from it.

I'm relatively lost what I should do to solve this problem. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Edit:
Both of the below are installed:
> https://archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/gtkmm/
> https://archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/gtk2/

And Arch doesn't split their packages up into smaller packages. You just have one package so it should work but it's not working at my end?
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As it's been awhile, thought I respond to my question.

Anyone who can help please? Like any troubleshooting I should do?

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Re: "Show Native Synth GUI" is grayed out when right-clicking the Calf Fluidsynth LV2

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Ok, since noone else has replied I will take a shot! :)

I am on Debian, not on Arch (and have no experience of it).

When I compile on Debian, I have to install the lib's described in https://github.com/muse-sequencer/muse/ ... src/README

If you can find something similar for Arch and try, maybe that will help you?

If not, get back and we will try something else! (I have never seen your problem, for me the Calf plugins works very well with MusE. Which reminds me, have you tried the plugins in any other DAW?)

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Thank you for the response Staffan!

As I am not sure what exactly the dependencies could work, I checked each one and some have different names on Arch compared to Debian so I was not sure at all.

But I think you gave me a "clue" to really compile from source so that's why instead of installing the community package - https://archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/muse/ - I tried using the AUR (Arch User Repository) of the git version here - https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/muse-git.

And voila - looks like it worked and "Show Native Synth GUI" is not grayed out anymore!

Thank you very much everyone for your patience. :D
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Re: "Show Native Synth GUI" is grayed out when right-clicking the Calf Fluidsynth LV2

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Blizzaga wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 3:24 am And voila - looks like it worked and "Show Native Synth GUI" is not grayed out anymore!

Thank you very much everyone for your patience. :D
Happy to help, glad you got it sorted out and posted your solution so other people can benefit! :)
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