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I make music and sounds for video games. Which software should I install on Ubuntu Studio for this purpose?

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It depends on how you will create and manipulate the sounds and what format you will work in. Please edit your question to elaborate on such things. –  N.N. Sep 23 '11 at 15:48
    
I need some general tips about audio editors and DAWs. In terms of format, it depends on specific work requirements –  user25504 Sep 23 '11 at 15:58

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The Linux Multi Media Studio is a must for every audio producer.

If you are familiar to MS Based Audio Tools, like: Fruity Loops Studio, Sony Acid, etc. You can feel happy with LMMS.

Screenshots from the official website at: http://lmms.sourceforge.net/screenshots.php posted here for your convenience:

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You can create, use, edit samples from audio files, such as wav, mp3, midi, etc.

For audio capturing, manipulation, editing, DSP, etc. I can suggest you the Audacity, which is more like a multi-track waveform sound editor.

Screenshots from the official website at http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about/screenshots placed here for your convenience:

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Additionally you may wish to give a try to the Israel Remix Team Multimedia 11.04 found at: http://www.israelremixteam.com, which features lots of useful audio/video tools which will make these tasks easy.

A screenshot of my System using the Israel Remix Team Distro posted here for your convenience:

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The left side monitor is showing the menu with Audacity and Ardour in the background, the right side monitor is showing LMMS with a new project.

Your question seems not to be answered with a single one but this may be useful for you.

Good luck!

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No mention of JACK? Is it not relevant here? –  N.N. Sep 23 '11 at 16:51
    
Not as far as I can say. I have made music starting from blank sound and never needed of Jack. Which gave me some problems in the past. That's why I choose not to use Jack but it is installed in advance in israel remix team, if you wish to use it. –  Geppettvs D'Constanzo Sep 23 '11 at 17:02

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