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How to use a ffado firewire audio interface in qjackctl?

I try to use my Focusrite Saffire PRO 24 firewire audio interface with Kubuntu 18.10 on my Dell LATITUDE E6510 Laptop. if i plug it in in a clean system it gets detected and i can have my system ...
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After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS my Firewire card does not work

I was using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and then did a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04LTS and a new SSD. I have a Unibrain FireBoard PCI-32Bit 3 x FireWire Ports Red installed with a Lacie d2 Quadra external ...
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FireWire cable connecting notebooks

How to transfer many large files between two notebooks over firewire? Both have firewire built in. So far i connected them and nothing happened.
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Apple Thunderbolt 2 to FireWire adapter

I want to use an Apple Thunderbolt 2 to Firewire adapter. It's connected through an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. Ubuntu seems not to recognize the Firewire adapter out of the box. ...
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Response to Having trouble getting a handle on the wireless option [duplicate]

Please tell me if there is a way to: 1. switch the kernel driver in use, back to non proprietary, or disable the one now in use. 2. tell me how to actually get the wireless device/devices working. ...
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Firewire devices do not show up in /dev

I am having trouble with my pci firewire card in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It previously worked fine but has been unused for a while and no longer works. The card shows up in lspci: 00:00.0 FireWire (IEEE ...
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Firewire audio puzzle: works in Xenial but

It doesn't seem to be a variant of other questions on firewire. Basicaly, my FW Solo works in Ubuntu 16 with pulseaudio (playback only but it's ok for my needs). But... it has to be initialized by ...
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Connecting FireWire scanner to Thunderbolt port

Is it possible to connect an old FireWire film scanner to a Thunderbolt port by using a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter (Apple MD464ZM/A)?
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Cannot Open Camera In kdenlive Via IEEE1394

I am having difficulty getting a system to cooperate with a video camera using kdenlive and an IEEE1394 connection. From running lshw, we can see there is a card for such connections recognized: ...
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Booting ubuntu from a mac

First note: I AM NOT USING A USB HARD DRIVE!!! I AM USING FIREWIRE!!! I am wondering how to boot ubuntu from an external hard drive on a mac. When I hold option when booting up, only one partition (...
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14.04 support for firewire [IEEE 1394]?

Does Ubuntu 14.04 support firewire (IEEE 1394)? Before I purchase a firewire external drive, I would like to have some reasonable expectation of being able to use it.
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firewire video capture not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I used to transfer video by firewire (a.k.a. ieee1394, or i-link) with Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes from the command line with dvgrab and sometimes with Kino. I haven't been able to make it work on 14.04 ...
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How can I split raw DV files captured by Kino?

I tried using avconv but it throws an error, and I'm not sure what it's telling me: techmachine@techmachine:/media/techmachine/Backup$ sudo avconv -i video.dv -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 00:00:00 -...
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Bridge Ethernet and Firewire

I'm trying to connection between my eth0 and firewire0 interfaces on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I tried using brctrl, but it apparently doesn't support firewire: samuelwn@master:~$ sudo brctl addif br0 ...
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Pinnacle firewire card on Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a Pinnacle video capture card installed. I am attempting to download a movie from my DV camera. The card is seen by the system: > lspci 02:01.0 Multimedia ...
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JACK error starting server using FireWire drivers

I've been trying to setup an Edirol FA-66 audio interface in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, so that I can record sound coming from two microphones conected to it. The interface is connected to my computer using a ...
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Focusrite Saffire Pro - signal but no sound

I am utilizing Ubuntu 12.04 with the KXDE desktop environment. JACK (qjackctl), ffado-mixer, and the the Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 itself appears to be receiving signal (to include LED meter input). ...
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How to deactivate kernel modules “firewire_ohci” and “firewire_core”?

My computer currently uses the kernel modules firewire_ohci and firewire_core. I don't want them. I blacklisted them, but they still load after any reboot. How can I deactivate them?
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ubuntu laptop to win7 laptop music transfer

What is the easiest way to connect my ubuntu laptop to a win7 laptop to pull music and pics off the win7 laptop? I installed Ubuntu on my new computer as the primary os and I want to pull my music, ...
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FW400 drive won't remount on reboot [closed]

Problem FW400 external drive will not mount on system reboot. FW cable needs to be disconnected and reconnected post login or boot for the drive to be recognised and mount correctly. Drive has no ...
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How do I get a MOTU 828 MK II working? [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, which is proving to be a nice OS - it's pretty fun to learn. I was wondering how to get Ubuntu to recognize my MOTU 828 Mk II firewire audio DSP (?) unit. It's ...
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How can I use Jack for all my system sounds?

I have a firewire soundcard (Phonic FireFly808 [not the "808-U" version!]) which I would like to use as my standard soundcard. From what I found out, it seems like only ffado could get this firewire ...
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FA-66 sound card sometimes cuts out and stops working, causing me to restart Jack

I have setup Ubuntu 11.04 to use Jack and PulseAudio just to get sound working. It was a little tough, but I got it to work. Now as I use my computer - like Banshee, Youtube, or VLC - the FA-66 will ...
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How do I set up Edirol FA-66 firewire audio?

I'll confess that I'm quite new to Linux in general, so please don't assume anything when answering. I've been trying to find information online about this audio device. People generally claim that ...