Alternatives to using JACK

Mac McIlvaine suemac at
Tue Dec 1 18:08:59 GMT 2009

At Tuesday, 1 December 2009, you 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.
>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 
>> 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!

But why are the settings not sticky?

They certainly are on the 3 systems I've built.


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