Dssi-Vst and Ubuntu Studio
s.bello at sintechno.it
Wed Dec 9 13:29:58 GMT 2009
I think the problem with vst integration in US (and all other
Linux-based distributions) is reconducible to license issues. You cannot
use Steimberg vst api without signing a specific agreement, which is
unsuitable for US licensing model.
"Please note that there are licensing agreements coupled with the use of
development tools which you have to agree. These agreements contain
conditions and/or requirements which are mostly concerned with liability
More info here:
On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 13:08 +0100, teza wrote:
> Hi, Sandie thanks a lot the .deb for dssi-vst, just installed it on
> Karmic without any troubles. Yes I agree it should be part of Ubuntu
> studio. I had a talk with a friend about making a gui for dssi-vst to
> run vst, I think it would be handy.
> Le mardi 08 décembre 2009 à 19:08 +0100, sandie a écrit :
> > teza wrote:
> > > Hi all, I was wondering about the fact that we can find somme free vst
> > > plugins on the web, why the UbuntuStudio tean does not include dssi-vst
> > > package in the Os as a standard.
> > > Regards
> > > Teza
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > I found a .deb version somewhere on the web (sorry, but I don't remember
> > where), I placed it on my server if you are interested :
> > http://sandgreen.dk/stuff/dssi-vst.deb.tar.bz2
> > But yes... it would be cool to have default in UbuStu :-)
> > Brian David wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I don't have an answer for your specific question, Teza, but I am
> > > wondering: are there actually a lot of people on this list using VSTs
> > > with Linux? Because I was under the impression that this was very
> > > hard to do, and did not work well even in the best of cases.
> > > --
> > > -Brian David
> > I use them a lot.
> > ZynAddSubFx and Bristol are both on my favorite list of
> > synths/v-inst/fx, but unfortunaly the list is kind'a small if you
> > exclude Win-VST.
> > I havent had any serious problems using them with dssi-vst, but I havent
> > tested extensively and only one at a time, like "XLN addictive drums"
> > for when I practice my e-drums or "VoxengoBoogex" for guitar.
> > I have removed Pulse, but other than that, I just run them with "vsthost
> > /_path_to_/vsti.dll" and most of them work, If I'm composing/editing I
> > just load them in my host (XT2) but I like the idea of just clicking on
> > the "drums" icon on my desktop and play without having to start my host
> > and load/setup the instrument first.
> > Sandie
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