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I have some VST instruments I would like to use on Ubuntu. How do I get them to work? What host applications are available?

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Running VST Plugins on Ubuntu Linux by Building Ardour with VST Support. A complete step by step tutorial is here

and one more, LMMS tutorial on where to get VST instruments or effects and how to add them.

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Probably you'll have to load it with some Windows application under Wine

Also you could try you luck with Google: ardourvst

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