UbSt 9,10........Jack?

Tommy Hjalmarsson tommy.h at
Thu Nov 5 01:09:59 GMT 2009

Elliott Barcikowski wrote:
> Hi,
> This is my first response here.  I imagine you're using realtime in 
> jack?  In the limits.conf file you need to allow realtime for a 
> "audio" group.  Then add your user to the audio group in this 
> example.  Something like this:
> @audio - rtprio 99
> @audio - memlock unlimited
> @audio - nice -10
> I'm not at my home machine so I don't know if these are the values I 
> have.  I just took them off some forum post.  But this is 
> approximately right.  If this is even your problem that is.
> You can find instructions for this online.  Maybe search for rt-linux 
> ubuntu or something.  I don't really have time at the moment to find 
> them. 
> I apologize in advance if this has nothing to do with your problem.
> Elliott
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Tommy Hjalmarsson 
> <tommy.h at <mailto:tommy.h at>> wrote:
>     I have installed UbSt 9,10 64 bit. And I can start Jack and Ardour
>     if I
>     have the starter for them on my desktop and write gksudo (and I don't
>     need to write my root password, thats strange) in
>     preferences/commando.
>     The shorter version, Jack work when I'm are "root", and it is honky
>     dory, it's working anyway.
>     But...................
>     I can't however not connect as a "client" to the Jack server with Jack
>     as "user", only as "root". The error message points on that Jack can't
>     connect as a client. And this last line (not in red color):
>     /(<unknown>:13353): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme directory
>     scalable/animations
>     of theme Ny_hjalle has no size field/
>     hjalle=me/user. I don't get the error message as root, *and I dont
>     know
>     if it is a big error*. If I somehow have made a strange user
>     "Ny_hjalle"  for the sound server, in what config file can i find it?
>     (I cant find Ny_hjalle in my user settings)
>     Must I make a Jack user group with "user rights " or....what?
>     9,10 sounds better than 9.04 however on my laptop.....but only as
>     root:)
>     /Tommy Hjalmarsson
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This feels right, thanks.  Rapport coming later.

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