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[[Category:Other hardware]]
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#REDIRECT: [[USB MIDI keyboards]]
{{merge|USB Midi Keyboards}}
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== Connecting USB MIDI Keyboard in Arch Linux ==
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# We need to install [[qsynth]], [[JACK Audio Connection Kit|jack]], [[qjackctl]]
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# Launch qjackctl and check the settings:
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  Server Path: jackd
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  Driver: alsa
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  Realtime=enable; Priority:0
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  Frames/Period:512
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  Soft Mode=enable; Periods/Buffer:2
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  Rest of parameters=disable(by default)
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  Dither: None
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  Audio: Duplex
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# Start jackd using qjackctl (the '''Play''' button)
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# Connect your USB keyboard
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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)
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{{Note|After loading the SoundFont, you will have to restart QSynth when it as you to do so.}}
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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'''.
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Now, try to play on your midi keyboard!
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Latest revision as of 13:47, 18 December 2014

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