Midi files

Neil Winchurst neil at holsdev.vispa.com
Tue Sep 18 11:41:19 BST 2007

On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 19:21:39 -0400
"D. Michael McIntyre" <michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com> wrote:

> On Monday 17 September 2007, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> > Please check /etc/timidity/timidity.cfg
> > freepats.cfg.dpkg-new
> > timidity.cfg.dpkg-new
> My (born as Ubuntu Studio) box has these without the ".dpkg-new" extensions.  
> I'm not sure where that came from.  Broken package?  Some manual config step 
> you're supposed to do?
> I have no idea, but I'd start by renaming those to freepats.cfg and 
> timidity.cfg and see if that did the trick.
OK, thanks, That worked. To play safe I copied the files to the new
names so that all four are now available.

> Once you get TiMidity working, you can also start it as an ALSA synth client, 
> and then play it with Rosegarden.  If you want to twiddle the MIDI files, for 
> example.  Or you can use QSynth instead.  QSynth sounds better IMHO, but it's 
> more involved to get noise the first time.
> -- 
> D. Michael McIntyre 

I will have a look at all that later. Meanwhile, I can now play midi



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