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by nikgnomicradio
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: System Tuning and Configuration
Topic: Help.. Nvidia GPU trumps my soundcard..
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Help.. Nvidia GPU trumps my soundcard..

nvidia GPU grabbing the default hw:0 slot in ALSA is very common If you can live without an onboard audio device, simple way to get rid of GPU in ALSA is blacklist the snd_hda_intel driver For most Linux versions using systemd, need to create a file in /etc/modprobe.d/ echo -e "blacklist snd_hd...
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Fedora Music Spin????
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Fedora Music Spin????

Do you mean Fedora Jam? I thought that was marked as out of date years ago

If you want a Linux audio distribution that is still active, check AVLinux or Ubuntu Studio
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: KXStudio Discussion
Topic: Cadence session managment (patchbay) in Arch
Replies: 8
Views: 165

Re: Cadence session managment (patchbay) in Arch

There isn't really a full equivalent to QjackCtl patchbay Best I can think of is use a KX patchbay GUI (catarina or catia) or Patchage to sort out the connections then use aj-snapshot commands in terminal to save and restore connections this isn't a full GUI solution OP was looking for, but aj-snaps...
by nikgnomicradio
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: E-mu 0404 and getting nowhere...
Replies: 24
Views: 304

Re: E-mu 0404 and getting nowhere...

I just don't want to send signal through crappy preamps since I already have outboard gear. from this, no point to paying for a built-in preamp on an interface when outboard gear is likely much better USB line link cable or simple line-level interface would be enough to add USB connection but if th...
by nikgnomicradio
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: E-mu 0404 and getting nowhere...
Replies: 24
Views: 304

Re: E-mu 0404 and getting nowhere...

I have used a few old PCI audio cards with firmware support from alsa-tools package According to alsa-info.org E-MU 0404 uses EMU10k2/CA0102, same chip I have on Sound Blaster Audigy2 Only started looking at the Audigy2 again recently on old pc for a side project many of the features are supported i...
by nikgnomicradio
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: System Tuning and Configuration
Topic: Stop Pulseaudio temporarily
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: Stop Pulseaudio temporarily

why not just use:

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pacmd suspend true

that was enough to suspend Pulseaudio for starting JACK
used to be something i used in QjackCtl pre-start script,but do not need it now
D-Bus prevents any possible squabble between JACK and Pulseaudio
by nikgnomicradio
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Most used Linux distribution?
Replies: 17
Views: 516

Re: Most used Linux distribution?

MX Linux is a good Debian distribution, they have a great best persistent Live ISO for USB, but not good for audio

AVLinux on Debian is IMO most powerful audio distribution at this time

Ubuntu Studio is great for Linux newcomers wanting audio tools with easy setup - new release due in April
by nikgnomicradio
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: qjackctl with "JACK Bridges"
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: qjackctl with "JACK Bridges"

Pulseaudio JACK connections can launch automatically with D-Bus when JACK starts If so, Cadence option to load Pulseaudio JACK connections may not be needed, unless 2nd pair of connections is wanted If not using D-Bus, Pulseaudio connections can be created after JACK is started with commands: pactl ...
by nikgnomicradio
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Manjaro?
Replies: 12
Views: 670

Re: Manjaro?

could easily get used to it if I didn't have a great working Debian/KXStudio machine already. Debian does make more sense for a stable DAW There are couple of good developers maintaining a many of audio packages in Manjaro community repository I think all the KX packages are there, but I only use C...
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: qjackctl with "JACK Bridges"
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: qjackctl with "JACK Bridges"

Pulseaudio to JACK bridge on Cadence is redundant If Pulseaudio is correctly configured with module-jackdbus-detect, Pulseaudio JACK Sink/Source connections are automatically loaded when JACK starts I have seen a few Cadence users turn on the Pulseaudio bridge option without noticing that connection...
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: System Tuning and Configuration
Topic: One month and counting without RT kernel on Arch Linux
Replies: 24
Views: 864

Re: One month and counting without RT kernel on Arch Linux

Manjaro developers pushed v4.20 kernel to all users just before Christmas can't see any difference from v4.19 yet - both are excellent Not had need to use RT kernel for about a year, removed it to reduce clutter last spring and not missed it stock kernel is well capable of managing a lot more than i...
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Manjaro?
Replies: 12
Views: 670

Re: Manjaro?

Manjaro has their own package manager pamac on most desktops, not yet for KDE
and cli version intended to be similar to debian/ubuntu (eg sudo pamac-update)

pacman and many other arch package managers are available too
by nikgnomicradio
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Manjaro?
Replies: 12
Views: 670

Re: Manjaro?

I have been using Manjaro XFCE on main machine for just over 4 years, really responsive and very reliable Stock Manjaro kernel is equal or better than lowlatency Ubuntu/Debian The extra layers of testing and unstable branches prevent or mitigate a lot of problems before stable branch package manager...
by nikgnomicradio
Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Linux Distributions & Other Software
Topic: Any modern browsers with built-in support for JACK2?
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: Any modern browsers with built-in support for JACK2?

Not aware of any other browser having JACK playback option I do not consider recompiling Firefox worthwhile if JACK connections are still non-persistent and auto-connect to JACK system default output Found it better for my use to reconfigure Pulseaudio to only connect to JACK and never ALSA. 'Pulsea...
by nikgnomicradio
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: System Tuning and Configuration
Topic: Jack setup issueswith some software
Replies: 23
Views: 868

Re: Jack setup issueswith some software

gunga wrote:What browser do you use? Firefox?

Mostly Firefox, but I also use Chromium

Stock Pulseaudio is not a good fit alongside JACK
but I have it re-configured to have no contact with ALSA and settings locked to same as JACK

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