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sound fonts are located:
 
sound fonts are located:
/usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GS.sf2
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* /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GS.sf2
/usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2
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* /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2
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start qsynth as root
 
start qsynth as root
setup > midi tab > midi driver > alsa_seq
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* setup > midi tab > midi driver > alsa_seq
setup > audio tab > audio driver > jack
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* setup > audio tab > audio driver > jack
setup > soundfonts tab > open > load in /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2
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* setup > soundfonts tab > open > load in /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2
  
 
restart qsynth as root, connect keyboard via qjackctl connect dialogs, and you're ready to play.
 
restart qsynth as root, connect keyboard via qjackctl connect dialogs, and you're ready to play.
  
the channels button is where you configure what sound font bank is playing, and on which channel.  ie piano channel 1 harpsichord channel 2.
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as this is an audio program we wish to enable real time priorities:
 
as this is an audio program we wish to enable real time priorities:
 
<console>###i##echo "@audio          -      rtprio          99" >> /etc/security/limits.conf</console>
 
<console>###i##echo "@audio          -      rtprio          99" >> /etc/security/limits.conf</console>
 
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Latest revision as of 06:54, September 26, 2014

Qsynth

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qsynth is a qt fluid synth front end. It's a midi piano program to make sounds.

root # emerge qsynth fluid-soundfont

sound fonts are located:

  • /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GS.sf2
  • /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2


start qsynth as root

  • setup > midi tab > midi driver > alsa_seq
  • setup > audio tab > audio driver > jack
  • setup > soundfonts tab > open > load in /usr/share/sounds/sf2/FluidR3_GM.sf2

restart qsynth as root, connect keyboard via qjackctl connect dialogs, and you're ready to play.

   Tip

the channels button is where you configure what sound font bank is playing, and on which channel. ie piano channel 1 harpsichord channel 2.

as this is an audio program we wish to enable real time priorities:

root #echo "@audio          -       rtprio          99" >> /etc/security/limits.conf