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Questions tagged [midi]

The MIDI standard provides a way to play music using synthesized and electronic instruments, versus recording real ones.

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Midi keyboard under ubuntu

I have a ubuntu 18.04. I already installed qjacktl and qsynth. I can run them, but literally no sound at all. the midi keyboard is connected, the soundfonts have been loaded. No sound at all. Pls help....
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MIDI controllers for the latest version of Ubuntu

So far from what I have seen this one seems like the best option, has anyone got any better suggestions? I have asked the seller if it's compatible with Ubuntu, they say I may get some functionality, ...
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Using MIDI Fighter Classic as a GIMP controller

I'd like to use a MIDI device to select my most commonly used tools in GIMP. I see that I can add a midi controller in the Input Devices preferences, although I've been unable to get this working. My ...
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fluidsynth in a cloud VM

What I want - to convert midi files into audio files with a soundfont on the cloud. I can do that on my dual-booted Linux laptop, my MacBook, but I want to do it on the cloud, specifically GCP. This ...
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Stuttering at playback

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS in an HP 250 G5 notebook (laptop), with Intel Pentium N3710 (4 cores, at 1,6 GHz, 64 bit), 8 GB RAM and a 1 TB har disk drive. Since I installed the system, I have ...
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PC as a MIDI controller with output to USB

Is there a program to output MIDI signals to USB? I installed vmpk but I am not sure if it is able to do this job. At this stage, I want to control stm32f4-discovery with Deskripator-v2.
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Send specific bytes over USB/MIDI

I need to send specific bytes over USB/MIDI. How can I accomplish this? I want to program a midi controller with an Arduino. But first, I want to test how I have to send the messages.
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How do I route imitone midi input in wine?

I have imitone installed and it works fine on ubuntu, but can't find a way to route it's midi output to lmms.
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which is the best DAW for music composers in Ubuntu?

I would like to know which software is recommended for recording music using MIDI keyboard and which supports good MIDI plugings. For example sofwares similar to Cubase or logic prox. Any experience?
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debugging midi input

hopefully someone here will understand the weird thingy going on here. I've connected my external music-keyboard trough midi-over-usb and most of it works out of the box. It gets recognised by lsusb; ...
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Ableton Alternatives?

I've tried and failed using PlayOnLinux to get Ableton Live to run, and I am aware that there are tools to record and mix music already existing for Linux. What I need, however, is access to very ...
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Assign persistent MIDI Port to USB device?

Let's say that this device... Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1234:5678, ATTRS{manufacturer}=="SONY", ATTRS{product}=="61", DEVPATH==/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-2/2-2.1 ...is currently assigned ...
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How to use wine-rt to record e-drum into Ardour 5 (on realtime)?

How can I use wine-rt to record Addictive Drums 2, using my e-drumset (roland td4 kx2) into Ardour 5, on realtime? As it is now, I can't get a proper latency (it flows), and I get constant glitches ...
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How to connect USB midi keyboard to qsynth using qjackctl?

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 ...
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No more virtual MIDI devices in Ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04 with oss-compat installed, I had this in /dev/snd: controlC0 controlC1 hwC0D0 hwC0D1 midiC1D0 midiC1D1 midiC1D2 midiC1D3 pcmC0D0c pcmC0D0p pcmC0D1c pcmC0D1p seq timer Now, in Ubuntu ...
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USB Midi Keyboard causes ALSA Port Unsubscribed

Ubuntu 16.04 with Casio CDP-120 When tracking midi data using aseqdump the notes on/off signals are recognised then what appears to be random (although by playing several keys at once, increases the ...
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Why is Reaper not picking up signal from my MIDI controller?

I own a M-Audio Axiom 61 MIDI controller and I'm trying to configure with Reaper 5, which now has quite a stable pure Linux version. I am not using WINE at all. I followed everything in this ...
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How to use MIDI Keyboard with Musescore

It is my first time using a MIDI keyboard. When connect to the computer I have no idea if it is working. I want to use in Musescore but it also do not respond to the keyboard. I'm using an old "...
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Timidity - Do I need it in this situation?

I'm a musician, and have been looking for a simple way (no JACK) to play multi-track MIDI files on my main laptop. I got turned on to Timidity, and it worked with varying degrees of success. Now, I ...
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Midi USB keyboard latency/delay

Akai Professional MPK Mini via USB, Ubuntu 17.04. Plugging it in via USB and selecting it in Sunvox just works, except there's just this slight but noticeable delay that isn't there when playing on ...
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qsynth falied to create the audio driver (alsa)

Every time I try to launch qsynth I receive the error failed to create the audio driver (alsa). I have no idea why it's doing this, and the internet is entirely useless. How do I solve this problem?
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Sending MIDI input from VMPK on a laptop to raspberry pi

I have a raspberry pi running a pygame python script that requires MIDI input. I have a MIDI keyboard and I have set up the Pi to work with a MIDI keyboard directly. What I want now is to have a ...
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The MIDI is not recognized

I have a laptop ASUS X555LJ with UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I would like to connect the elettronic keyboard M-AUDIO KeyStudio 49 to UBUNTU. The connection is from USB. Ubuntu does not Recognize The MIDI. Some ...
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How to setup a MIDI Keyboard? - Ubuntu 16.04.2

I have a MIDI Keyboard - Alesis QX49, which is compatible only with Windows and Mac. A Disc of Ableton Live came with the keyboard. (I've managed to install Ableton using Wine). Qsynth and QJackCtl ...
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Cannot run QjackCtl on ubuntu 16.0.4 for MIDI keyboard (QXcbConnection error)

I'm trying to set up a MIDI keyboard to run on a AWS Ubuntu 16.0.4. When I run qjackctl: QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display Aborted (core dumped) I'm using a SSH connection from windows ...
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Computer crashed aconnect now lists Timidity service that isn't active on port 128:0

I was playing a game in Dosbox (Daggerfall to be exact) and my computer froze and I had to force restart. When I started Timidity service again using "Timidity -iAD" the service started on port 129:0 ...
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MIDI controller problem

I bought the Arturia Keystep, and I looked up on the website. There was no linux version of the driver/midi center. Any help?
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How do I install midi controller drivers and Traktor Pro software?

I want to use ubuntu budgie remix 16.10, I'm dj and I have a MIDI controller that controls a sofware, called traktor pro. I use the controller in windows 7 ulltimate without problem, but I want to use ...
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Controlling a synth like QSynth via hardware midi knobs

So I'm at a bit of a loss, as a bit of a newbie to linux and DAWs. I'm basically hoping to use some midi hardware knobs on ubuntu studio to control the aspects of it's sounds, just basic things like ...
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When running zynaddsubfx I see Damage(“/part0/”). What does this mean?

I have been using zynaddsubfx lately. To open, I use the terminal: zynaddsubfx Then I connect with Patchage. After I have connected everything, I go to zynaddsubfx and click on the Instrument tab on ...
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Looking for a specific midi soundfont/patch

I'm looking for a very specific set of Midi patch/soundfont files. I want to replicate the Microsoft GS Wavetable patches in Guitar Pro (using Timidity on Linux). So far I am pretty satisfied with the ...
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Timidity and Pulse-Audio playback

I'm interested in getting Guitar Pro 5 up and running in Ubuntu. Tried Tuxguitar but it's far too clumsy to do any long term work so I got myself Wine and installed Guitar Pro. I can launch it and ...
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Audacious: How to play midi files?

How do I play midi files under Audacious? I am currently running Xenial Xerus LTS with: andrew@athens:~$ audacious --version Audacious 3.6.2 (Ubuntu package) I have been using this Wiki midi file to ...
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Can't get sound from midi keyboard

I have an AKAI-LPK25 and want to connect it to ZynAddSubFx (which i downloaded from sofwarecenter). I run the Qjackctl and connect Zynaddsubfx output to system, clicking on the keys of Zyn works fine ...
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What package to install to play midi files in Ubuntu 16.04?

The (ex-totem?) Video player proposes the installation of gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad, but after installation there is no playback, nothing. When I try to open the .midi file again, the Video player ...
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Sound card doesn't support midi. How can I play midi output in real-time?

My sound card doesn't support midi, but I want to write music in TuxGuitar and listen to the midi output on the fly. Is there some program I can install to do this? Right now my workaround is to ...
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Security implications of other repos

Main Question: At which point can I trust external, unofficial repos? Are there security implications for blindingly adding third party repos to a workstation? However, I've been very suspect of ...
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No Sound after Midi-recording?

What I did: I turned QSynth on, I turned JACK on, I turned both off, I wanted to get an Output from my E-Piano. Instead I don't get any Sounds out of my System (Ubuntu 14.04) anymore. How do I ...
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How to connect a MIDI Keyboard and automatically write notes?

I need to create a sheet while I play. How do I do this best? I want to just play the song and my PC does the rest, so I just need to print/play afterwards.
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I run a “outdated” command that may have harmed Ubuntu!

I run a possibly dangerous and unpredictable command, please I need help in reverting wichever changes it may have done. Without reinstalling Ubuntu if possible. I need to make sure I haven't made bad ...
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Save as MIDI when playing from VMPK & QSynth

I have set up VMPK and QSynth along with JACK. It works and I can hear the tunes. But what I want is to have the played tunes saved automatically as a MIDI file. I found this question here: MIDI to ...
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How to play a midi file in Firefox?

I would like to play midi files in Firefox. For example, I'd like to click on the files on this Wikipedia page and have them play in the browser and not have to download them and use a separate ...
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How to do advanced MIDI keyboard routing?

I want to replicate a specific model of e-piano on my MIDI keyboard. To do this, I must send white keys to one synth application, and black keys to shift down half a tone and send to another synth. I ...
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midi controller issue; unable to enumerate usb devices during boot [closed]

I have a lenovo thinkpad with a firewire express adaptor card that I recently setup for recording. I connect my maudio controller either/and via 5 din midi to my audio interface or via usb to my ...
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Using Patchage, can I connect Musescore to a soft synthesizer

I'm missing a few connections here. I'm learning how to route things around in Ubuntu 15 with Patchage. I see from the UI that MuseScore appears to have a Jack MIDI in and out. I have the following ...
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Sending MIDI clock only (bpm count) through USB to sequencer [terminal]

I'm trying to send bpm to my Arturia MicroBrute sequencer through USB. It has USB MIDI input through that port as it can be seen on many YouTube links and I easily manage to sync it with Reaper DAW on ...
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Seq24 connecting to Akai MPX8

I'm fairly new to Linux, SEQ24 and Midi. Good background on Windows and programming in general. Issue #1 I loaded seq24 (version 0.9.2) onto a Raspberry PI2. It seemed to load OK. However I can't ...
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What are the Timer and Announce ports of ALSA's System MIDI client and how to use it?

The command aconnect -lio always shows these entries: client 0: 'System' [type=noyau] 0 'Timer ' 1 'Announce ' client 14: 'Midi Through' [type=noyau] 0 'Midi Through Port-...
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How to send MIDI raw data to a MIDI device node?

Context and experiments I have a virtual MIDI device, as card #1, named VirMIDI. There are associated ALSA sequencer clients (not raw MIDI), as Virtual Raw MIDI 1-0 to Virtual Raw MIDI 1-3. There are ...
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How to display ALSA raw MIDI connections and devices?

For ALSA's MIDI sequencer connections, one can use aconnect -lio. If I run FluidSynth (or QSynth) with the alsa_seq MIDI driver, I can see FluidSynth displayed by aconnect -lio, but not anymore if I ...