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Old 05-12-2006, 10:54 AM   #1
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Linux Music Studio

I'm a musician on the side. I was wondering if there is a Linux distribution that has recording software that would alow me to do music recording through a microphone to wave or mp3, I'm using a Sound Blaster Live card so it would need to be supported too.
Old 05-12-2006, 01:49 PM   #2
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Audacity ( is a great program for audio editing/recording that can do multiple-track recording and all kinds of other great stuff (I'll record myself playing guitar then speed it up - wow, listen to me shred! ). I'm not sure if there are any distros that include it, but you might want to get a Debian-based distro (like Ubuntu or Kubuntu) since the Audacity binary comes in a .deb file. Your sound blaster live should be supported, see the Hardware Compatibility List on this site.

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Old 05-13-2006, 04:23 PM   #4
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In addition to the above posts, there a couple distros you might want to take a look at.

aGNUla (possibly dead... I havn't been able to connect to their site for quite a while. and Dyne:Bolic (


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