Re: Music lovers! Cakewalk?
Hans du Plooy <email@example.com>:
> On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 03:48 +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> > I've a co-worker I'm trying to convert to Linux. He's a musician, and
> > his primary app in $REDMOND is something called cakewalk. I've no
> > idea what that is (I'm not a musician). Is there anything in the
> > Linux/FOSS world that's equivalent/related/worth looking at?
> > Suggestions welcome. "apt-cache search cakewalk" turns up nothing
> > useful (sarge).
> Cakewalk is (as far as I remember - it's been years) a music
> notation/midi sequencer program. The closes thing that I know of is
> Rosegarden and Noteedit - I haven't used either so I can't tell you if
> it's any good.
Henry, Hodgins, Hans, thanks very much. I'll look into all your
> You might also look into Studio64 - it's a Debian based distro that's
> got all the sound stuff already setup and integrated.
(from the review at www.freesoftwaremagazine.com, mentioned on
"So the goal of 64 Studio Ltd. is to create a native x86_64
distribution with a selected set of creative tools and as much
integration between them as possible."
... Specifically for 64 bit systems. I'll have to look into that
(dunno what he's running yet; still pretty preliminary stages here).
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
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