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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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invalid index when installing Ardour after build

I have successfully compiled Ardour 6 from source, which I conclude because it runs and operates correctly when run up from its build directory as follows: ./ardev However when I try to install it, I ...
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ardour. no sound output

realtek ALC3234 (dell inspiron15-3543) ubuntu 20.04.4 with low latency kernel 5.4.0 -104, jackd2 1.9.12, qjackctl 0.9.6.18 (qt 5.12.8). I start jack first with 44.1khz, 128 buffer, 2 periods, 5.8 msec....
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Use jackd with a NVidia HDMI audio interface

My PulseAudio server, connected to "GF119 HDMI Audio Controller", outputs audio fine for my HDMI monitor. Google seems to indicate this is provided by the NVidia card. However, when I try to ...
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Added repository unused

I wanted to install Ardour 6 today. As suggested here, I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntustudio-ppa/ardour-backports then apt search ardour but it still shows me the 5.12 version. What's wrong?...
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Ardour segmentation fault

I can't get Ardour to run. This is the terminal output. I'm running Kubuntu 20.04. ~$ ardour Ardour6.5.0~ds0 (built using 6.5.0~ds0-1~ubuntu20.04.1~ppa1 and GCC version 9.3.0) Ardour: [INFO]: Your ...
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Having trouble building ardour, can anyone help me with dependencies? I have tried reinstalling everything to no avail

I'm having trouble building Ardour. Can anyone help me with dependencies? I have tried reinstalling everything to no avail. luis@Luis-Macbook:~/Downloads/music/DAW/ardour/ardour$ ./waf configure ...
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Install LSP plugins with .ttl extension in Ubuntu

I would like to install the LSP plugins in Ubuntu Studio 20.10. I know that Ubuntu Studio already has LSP plugins; however, there are several other plugins that I would like to use. The plugins, as ...
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Ubuntu Studio 20.04 + Ardour 5 + EMU 0404 PCI // Stereo-input for recording not working

I'm absolutely stuck on getting Ubuntu Studio 20.04 + Ardour 5 + EMU 0404 PCI working as it should. I installed Ubuntu Studio on an old PC of a buddy of mine. He wants to do some recordings and it is ...
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How do I install the Noise Repellent plugin, for Ardour, in Ubuntu Studio 20.10?

I moved to Ubuntu Studio 20.10 in October to take advantage of Jack and Ardour for podcast editing. I'm newer to Linux, but I am getting comfortable in Terminal. I moved from Audacity, but Audacity ...
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Ubuntustudio Ardour VITAL synth

Help ! . . .anyone familiar with VITAL & Ardour on Ubuntustudio ? Although VITAL works fine on Bitwig & Reaper (UBUNTU) it appears in the list of plugins on Ardour but will not open up . A ...
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No sound from Ardour or Hydrogen using JACK on new install of Ubuntu Studio 20 on 2013 Macbook Pro

On a 2013 Macbook Pro (Retina) with a new installation of Ubuntu Studio 20, no sound is being produced from Ardour (digital audio workstation) or Hydrogen (drums/sequencer) while JACK audio connection ...
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How to start JACK server on Ubuntu?

I discovered that I am not able to start JACK server on my desktop running Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS, which prevents me from running Ardour. I have tried a few things, which I found on Ask Ubuntu, but ...
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What is the purpose of .desktop files?

I installed Ardour 6.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04. It apparently created and placed a ardourxxxxx.desktop file on my desktop. What's the deal with these files? Is it a shortcut? Should/Can I erase it? The ...
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Ardour5 (or Ardour6) do not display any GUI windows

Either running from terminal or from menu. ardour windows do not appear I've tried ardour5 and ardour6 (built from source) Yet, if I create a new account it seems to work fine. I've removed all of $...
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UbuntuStdio jackd and Ardour scrambles all sound

I've been trying to get a simple recording setup working with Ardour 5 on UbuntuStudio 20.04. I first faced an issue with HDMI being the default and unable to capture through the mic port. I solved ...
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I'm getting no audio signal from Scarlett 2i4 into Ardour 6 on Ubuntu Studio 20.04

I recently installed Ardour 6.0.0 (as a download from the Ardour website) in Kubuntu 20.04, using Ubuntu Studio Installer to add packages and configurations. I also have Mixbux32C-6.0.0 and Ardour 5....
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Cannot get ardour to run correctly

I installed ardour using sudo apt install ardour. When I tried to run ardour from the GUI, nothing happened, so I tried to run it from the terminal (simply typed ardour) and I got this output: bind ...
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How do you locate the source of a program in the Applications tab in the Sound settings in Ubuntu 18.04?

I was messing with some of the settings and audio software in Ubuntu 18.04 to try to make a plugin in ardour work. This involved downloading some plugins, and also installing and reinstalling multiple ...
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Connect Behringer crave USB MIDI to Ardour

I am trying to sync a Behringer crave over USB midi and control it from Ardour. I can see it in lsusb: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 1397:121e BEHRINGER International GmbH CRAVE But not in amidi -l or ...
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Connecting instruments and virtual amps to ardour in Ubuntu studio

I am using Ubuntu studio19.04. I have Behringer 320usb interface. I wish to connect my guitar to the guitarix virtual amp and record it using ardour. But I can't figure out how to connect guitarix and ...
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Why apt asking to uninstall GIMP when installing ardour?

When running Ubuntu 19.04, I'm trying to install ardour, but apt is requesting to uninstall GIMP: $ sudo apt install ardour Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ardour Doesn't show any plugin GUI

I have Ubuntu Studio with its version 5 of Ardour[Ardour 5.12.0 "Working Backwards" (rev 1:5.12.0-3)], but none of the plugins shows it. I read in a forum to find a checkbox in GUI configuration, but ...
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Does Ubuntu Studio come with Ardour installed?

Does Ubuntu Studio come with Ardour install? Does it come with lifetime updates? Sorry for the dumb question, I lack the skills to code or take a source code and make it into an app. Thanks in ...
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Sampler Samplv1 remains silent - LV2 Plugin with Ardour 5

Update: can someone help how I can specify more details to help solve the issue? I'm not getting any sound output. Tried running the sampler Samplv1 (a polyphonic sampler) as a plugin in Ardour 5. ...
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Installing amsynth LV2 for use with Ardour 5

Trying to install the LV2 Plugin for amsynth synthesizer. I'd like to use it directly in Ardour 5. Simply installing through the standard repository doesn't help, though. sudo apt-get install ...
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how to link LMMS and Ardour5

My question is how do I LMMS and Ardour5 singing? My goal is to press play/record on Ardour and have LMMS start as well so I can record vocals on Ardour to the song I composed on LMMS. I'm used to ...
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Building Ardour 5

I am trying to build ardour 5 on Ubuntu 17.10. When I try to configure it, it displays pkg -config => No How do I get pkg -config to work. I have searched all over but no answers because its not a ...
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Can't compile Ardour: "Can't find -lfftw3f_threads"

I am trying to install Ardour from source. I successfully completed the configuration process after a few failed attempts and installing the required libraries. Now the installation process cancels ...
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Configuration and connections for Ardour using QJackCtl

After a couple changes no sound is coming in or out Ardour anymore, either through the USB interface nor through the laptop speakers. The changes that I remember: moving Ubuntu between disks ...
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Ardour .desktop file not executing [duplicate]

I have configured and built the source code for Ardour 5.4 successfully, and have been able to run it from the terminal after exported LD_LIBRARY_PATH to ~/.bashrc (for me, the path was /usr/local/lib/...
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Drumgizmo midi drum plugin with Ardour

Trying to install DrumGizmo (Midi Drum Plugin) as an LV2 Plugin for Ardour. Update: Ok, DrumGizmo seems to be a part of the Ubuntu Packages. Running a package search on packages.ubuntu.com returns: ...
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Recording through an M-Audio Fasttrack Pro into Ardour with Qjackctl - No Input Signal?

Update: linuxaudio states that the M-Audio Fast Track Pro can only work at 16 bit due to USB 1.1. http://wiki.linuxaudio.org/hw/m-audio_fast_track_pro What does that mean to get it up and running? ...
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Libgnomecanvas error when installing Ardour on Lubuntu. Gnome conflicting with LXDE?

Don't really know if this is a question for here or the Ardour support forum, but when I try to install Ardour I get errors with libgnomecanvas. The exact error: The following dependencies don't ...
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How to use DBG with a shell script program?

I'm having some problems with Ardour 4 in Ubuntu Studio 14.04 (it crashes in plugin search with the message 'segmentation fault (core dumped)'. So I’m trying to create a backtrace with DBG for it (in ...
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Wine Installation conflict with Ardour / Jack

i tried to install wine via the software center (version wine1.6 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) and console. In both cases wine wants to uninstall Ardour, Jack, Rosegarden and a few more. How can i install wine ...
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Can't compile and install ardour and jack2

On the left is JACK and on the right is ARDOUR. To compile JACK,./configure --prefix=/usr/local/jack,but configure: error: *** a required header file is missing,I don't know what header file is ...
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./waf configure returns 'checking for alsa: not found.'

I am trying to install Ardour on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have made sure I had alsa-utils installed and have reinstalled it countless times but no matter how much I do it using ./waf configure in the ...
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LV2 plugins appear only when I am root

I can only see (and use) lv2 plugins when I log in as root. I have tried placing them in the following folders: $home/.lv2 /usr/lib/lv2 /usr/local/lib/lv2 When I run lv2ls I see nothing. When I run ...
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Ardour 3 Jackdbus not quitting

Is there a solution to the problem of jackdbus not quitting after Ardour closes in Ubuntu 14.04LTS? I have seen other references to the problem but no solution. My workaround is to launch System ...
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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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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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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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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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