YouTube on Lubuntu 12.04
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Thu Apr 4 19:25:12 UTC 2013
On 04/04/2013 12:02 PM, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> I'm sure that some one, some where would be happy to receive your old
> machine. The other options to look at would be something like DSL,
> Puppy (if it still going), Xenix etc.
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll keep them in mind.
I think the more minimal Linux distributions would be a problem for me,
where I do MIDI music, and I /do/ need to use Java.
Fluidsynth (Qsynth) /barely/ ran on that machine anyway. But with a
Soundblaster card, it worked fine. The Soundblaster 'Live!' card in it
is probably more valuable than the machine itself, and I can use the
The Java Sound Synthesizer also barely ran on it, but interestingly,
only on the Ubuntu-Studio system (which uses the low-latency kernel).
It doesn't seem to work on Lubuntu, which may be a problem with
non-standard installation of PulseAudio (which is required for the Java
Also, for some reason, on Lubuntu, the pulse-audio control (pavucontrol)
reports two internal audio cards (rather than an internal audio card
/and/ the Soundblaster 'Live!' card. I had to use trial-and-error to
determine which was which. That's not something I would want to inflict
on a user.
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