Alternatives to using JACK

lrspares45 lrspares45 at
Tue Dec 1 17:32:36 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 08:49 -0800, Chris Reisor wrote:
> Audacity can work in a non-Jack mode and it's an excellent piece of
> software.  But without Jack, you're seriously limiting yourself since
> most developers are going to want to use Jack when developing new and
> existing projects.
> Perhaps a better (albeit more difficult) option would be to work out
> your problems with regards to getting Jack working on your system.
> Build your system, get it working, and write down each step you took.
> Then tear down your system, build it again, and apply your steps.
> If you can get the process broken down into some kind of checklist,
> then you can most likely automate it with a Bash script or something.

Believe me, after two weeks I've tried every possible combination of
fixes off the web, in every order, I've uninstalled and re-installed
Studio, re-installed the RT kernel etc etc! I even re-set the sound card
by running Windows 7 (which actually worked for about 1 minute, but not
at all with Jack-Rack).

I started off with Audacity, which is very nice, which led me to the
exciting world of JACK. I'll stick with that until JACK is sorted out I

> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 7:40 AM, lrspares45 <lrspares45 at> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > is there an alternative way to record guitar on Ubuntu that doesn't rely
> > on JACK? I ask as I've spent two weeks trying to get JACK based apps
> > running, and though I've managed to get it working twice, the next time
> > I start the computer I effectively have to start all over again. This is
> > no good for public performance!
> >
> >
> >
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