I have following sound configuration for my PC-300 USB Midi keyboard on Ubuntu 17.04:
$ cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH HDA Intel PCH at 0xd1228000 irq 282 1 [HD ]: USB-Audio - USB Sound Blaster HD Creative Technology USB Sound Blaster HD at usb-0000:00:14.0-3, full speed 2 [PC300 ]: USB-Audio - PC-300 Roland PC-300 at usb-0000:00:14.0-2, full speed
Next, I want to use JACK to configure the output from the MIDI keyboard. I start
qjackctl and click "Setup" button and then the "Advanced" tab:
Now, after pressing "Ok" button here, I return to main window in
qjackctl and I start the JACK daemon by clicking the "Start" button.
Then I open a new terminal window and launch
qsynth, and click the "Setup" button and then click the "Soundfots" tab. Here I select the sound font to be:
Then I go to
qjackctl and click the "Connect" button, and then click the "Audio" tab:
Then I click the "Midi" tab:
Note that no readable client are shown in the left pane. Hence, it is not possible to connect the Midi keyboard to Qsynth here.
Finally, I click the "ALSA" tab:
and as seen from the screenshot above: here also, it is not possible to connect the Midi keyboard to Qsynth.
How can I connect my USB midi keyboard to qsynth using JACK?
The JACK deamon setup is likely to be correct since I was able to connect the keyboard to fluidsynth using