Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on Linux, Mac OS X and FreeBSD. Ardour's intention is to provide digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use.

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How to avoid XRUN callback skips

After I set QjackCtrl and Arour, I can record fine, but XRUN callback skips are annoying. This is my QjackCtrl configuration: In logs I see: 18:37:22.041 XRUN callback (97). 18:37:22.793 XRUN ...
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Digitech USB multi-effect with Jack

I'm newbie in Ubuntu and I'm having a hard time to work with jack audio. I have started to use Ardour and the problem is the Jack server apparently does not recognize my digitech rp500 pedalboard ...
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How do I record from Ardour with Audacity?

Ok I am having this problem with Audacity. I tested a theory and this is what I have discovered. Audacity will record from an outside source, but when I set up Qjackctl and Ardour it stops recording. ...
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Ardour Memory Limit Warning

I get this warning from Ardour. I'm running on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, envy 14. 8gb of ram (That I know my motherboard can take because it works on windows). "WARNING: Your system has a limit for ...
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Why would LADSPA and LV2 plugins stop working occasionally?

Over the years I've tried utilizing different Audio Production programs in linux, only to run into this problem at different points during my attempts to find a decent workflow. Finding a solution to ...
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Real time audio manipulation program

What I'd like to do is play back audio files (currently mp3, but I'd convert them if I had to), and perform basic audio manipulation on them, equalization, panning etc, and to be able to manipulate ...
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how can i route audio from rarack to a ardour?

I am a guitar player, and I use ardour to record my audio, and rarack as my effects panel. But I need a way to route the output sounds from rarack to ardour, and still have a audio output. Any ideas?
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No more sound after running Ardour

All the sound works perfect with all the applications on my system. But from the moment I launch Ardour, no more sound comes out from other application than Ardour. The easy way to get it back is to ...
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Ardour will not continue to record.

I just recently bought a laptop. It has 5.2 GB of RAM and 624.2 GB on the hard drive. However, after only a few minutes of playing into my MIDI keyboard I get an error message saying that "This disk ...
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Why does the KDE login screen still lead me to GNOME?

This all occurred after I (1) Built/installed Ardour 3.3 (2) Used the automatic updater to install suggested updates and (3) Installed wine, tried to open the configuration file, everything stopped ...
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How do you clean install a program?

I fear I may have deleted all of the loops in Ardour and would like to do a clean install. How do you do this?
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Ubuntu freezes with Presonus FP10 plugged into JACK [closed]

I want to use my Presonus FP10 with jack and Ardour in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). Here are some outputs: kane@tripkane:~$ ffado-test ListDevices Cannot create thread 1 Operation not permitted ...
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Ardour 3 and Superior Drummer

Is it possible to have Ardour3 working with Superior Drummer 2.0 ? I own an Alessis DM10, just wanted to start playing with midi and superior drummer. Another enviroment is welcome too.
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Need external (usb)Sound card suggestions that work with Ubuntu 12.04

I don't know if this is the right place to ask about this, but I'll give it a try. I'm a linux user for a while now and I try to avoid opening Windows as much as possible. But for some things, I just ...
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Ubuntu-Studio Plug-ins GUI broken in Ardour

I use Ubuntu-Studio 12.10 and here's my problem : When I insert a plug-in on a track , I got a broken interface . I can use most of them without their respective interfaces , but most complex like ...
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Ardour, system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory

After installing and starting Ardour I receive the following warning message: WARNING: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory. This might cause Ardour to run out of memory ...
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how can I record my acoustic guitar on Linux using Ardour and Rakarrak?

I'm running Linux, and was recommended to use Ardour and Rakarrak for recording, but I haven't even gotten Jackd to recognize my guitar. Currently, the guitar is connected with a 1/4" to 1/8" cable ...
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lv2 and lv2-dev libraries or equivalent

I'm compiling ardour3 from source and as far as I can tell I have all the libraries mentioned in http://ardour.org/building_ardour3 Unfortunately running ./waf configure gives the following error ...
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Are there any tutorials for Linux-based audio production? [closed]

I have been searching for a while for Linux based audio production tutorials. All I can find are tool based tutorials. For example I found tutorials on how to use jack, ardour, lmms ..etc. What I need ...
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Can it be harmful to grant jackd realtime priority?

I am apt-get installing Ardour, a sound mixing program, just to try it out. Installing Ardour also installs JACK, a dependency. As part of the JACK installation script, I get the following dialog: ...
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Side Chain in Ardour

Can someone familiar with Ardour 2.8 please make a video / youtube guide showing precisely how to use SC3 Side Chain Compression? I've read every guide online currently and side chain is simply not ...