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== Connecting USB MIDI Keyboard in Arch Linux ==
 
== Connecting USB MIDI Keyboard in Arch Linux ==
  
# We need to install qsynth, jack, qjackctl
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# We need to install [[qsynth]], [[JACK Audio Connection Kit|jack]], [[qjackctl]]
# Launch qjackctl and check settings:
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# Launch qjackctl and check the settings:
 
   Server Path: jackd
 
   Server Path: jackd
 
   Driver: alsa
 
   Driver: alsa
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   Frames/Period:512
 
   Frames/Period:512
 
   Soft Mode=enable; Periods/Buffer:2
 
   Soft Mode=enable; Periods/Buffer:2
   Остальные параметры=disable(это значит не выбраны)
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   Rest of parameters=disable(by default)
 
   Dither: None
 
   Dither: None
 
   Audio: Duplex
 
   Audio: Duplex
## Start jackd server using qjackctl
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# Start jackd using qjackctl (the '''Play''' button)
## Connect your usb keyboard to PC
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# Connect your USB keyboard
## Start QSynth and go to Setup, you need to load soundfont in SF2 format. For example, you can get free soundfonts at http://soundfonts.narod.ru/  
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# Start QSynth and go to '''Setup''', where you need to load soundfont in SF2 format. You can get free SoundFonts from http://soundfonts.narod.ru/ (in Russian)
  After loading sound font you have to click ok, when QSynth ask you to restart.
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{{Note|After loading the SoundFont, you will have to restart QSynth when it as you to do so.}}
## Go to qjackctl program, push Connect button and choose ALSA tab. On left side you will see connected MIDI ceyboard, on the left side - QSynth. Choose midi keyboard and QSynth, push connect button.
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# Go to qjackctl, click '''Connect''' and choose the ALSA tab. On the left side you will see connected MIDI keyboard, on the left side - QSynth. Choose MIDI keyboard and QSynth, and click '''Connect'''.
  
 
Now, try to play on your midi keyboard!
 
Now, try to play on your midi keyboard!

Revision as of 14:29, 13 June 2012

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Connecting USB MIDI Keyboard in Arch Linux

  1. We need to install qsynth, jack, qjackctl
  2. Launch qjackctl and check the settings:
 Server Path: jackd
 Driver: alsa
 Realtime=enable; Priority:0
 Frames/Period:512
 Soft Mode=enable; Periods/Buffer:2
 Rest of parameters=disable(by default)
 Dither: None
 Audio: Duplex
  1. Start jackd using qjackctl (the Play button)
  2. Connect your USB keyboard
  3. Start QSynth and go to Setup, where you need to load soundfont in SF2 format. You can get free SoundFonts from http://soundfonts.narod.ru/ (in Russian)
Note: After loading the SoundFont, you will have to restart QSynth when it as you to do so.
  1. Go to qjackctl, click Connect and choose the ALSA tab. On the left side you will see connected MIDI keyboard, on the left side - QSynth. Choose MIDI keyboard and QSynth, and click Connect.

Now, try to play on your midi keyboard!