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Old 02-01-2006, 08:10 PM   #1
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How may I play midi files on linux?


How may I play midi files on linux? when using mplayer it just exits with "reached end of file".

I have slackware linux 10.1.

Thank you!
 
Old 02-01-2006, 09:07 PM   #2
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Search for something like "linux midi player". I use timidity (http://timidity.sourceforge.net/).
 
Old 02-01-2006, 09:45 PM   #3
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TiMidity++ is a common one with many distros.
 
Old 02-01-2006, 10:24 PM   #4
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if you have sound blaster live you can set it up to use it's own soundfonts
but if you need to use softsynth timidity can also run as a server to provide midi ports for other apps to use.
timidity -iA -B2,8 -Os

i wrote in great detail recently about setting up timidity with link to the best hard to find sound patched and junk so search here and you can find it.
 
  


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