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Old 03-12-2016, 01:14 AM   #1
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Question I am Looking for guitar light distro


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Hello!
I want to find Linux distro for older pc..i have allready tried AntiX,Lubuntu, Elive.
I need USB live distro 'couse i want to keep windows but not dual boot.
My pc specs.
Intel Celeron D 331 single core 2.66GHz
Ati radeon X300/X550/x1050 series 128mb
Asrock 775DUAL/VSTA 350W PSU
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My system:
Intel Pearl Creek DG31PR
DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E7300, 2666 MHz
3068 MB (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM)
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE (512 MB)
Creative Audigy 2 Platinum (SB0240)

XPproSp3 - Best for LowLatency and Audigy drivers work well
W7 x86 Sp1 - Compatibility with software.

Portable guitar rig 5

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I wonder If there is a distro which "turns" my Destop or Laptop into a pedal processor, using as much as it (the os and the app) can of Hardware to reach the best Latency - sound quality and performance.

The reason I use windows is because it runs well the portable versions of guitar rig which lead me to get to the point I can use almost any machine as my guitar pedal. So I am looking for a Live Cd/usb distro or if I can put together ALL what it takes to run the Portable OS/App flawlessly and fast so I just Turn on (almost any laptop/Desktop) use the Live Cd/usb and plug my guitar in and Voila! (after a FEW Audio rute/configs) sound comes out and ready to play.


Thanks in advance for your help and your time.
 
Old 03-14-2016, 04:09 PM   #2
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Old 03-14-2016, 05:21 PM   #3
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"guitar light" I donno about that. Have you ever played a Gibson les paul Electric?

I have an
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CPU: Intel Core2 Duo CPU T9550 @ 2.667GHz
GPU: AMD/ATI RV620/M82 [Mobility Radeon HD 3450/3470]
RAM: 1468MiB / 3921MiB
with Void Linux Installed on it. runs fine, I have had slackware also installed on this Laptop as well, ran fine. Intel Core2 Duo CPU is not really that old, had you a i386 then yeah ....

but for a live USB running Linux and your software that'd be kind of hard to install it into the Linux on a USB I'd think, or one hell of a feat to do.

from what I've just read it is a windows program that needs to run through wine which from this one post I've read up on this software ver 5 is a bugger to get working, whereas ver 3 can do.

here is post


you'd need a full blown install of Linux to get wine installed to get your software installed into wine.

a USB Live linux is just an image that loads into ram and runs off of that. when you shut down it loses every change you've made. to use persistence with a Live Ver Linux you'd still have to figure out how to install wine into your USB stick then your software.

I am not saying it is impossible, only that it would be a project for sure.

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Old 03-14-2016, 06:48 PM   #4
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My system:
Intel Pearl Creek DG31PR
DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E7300, 2666 MHz
3068 MB (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM)
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE (512 MB)
Creative Audigy 2 Platinum (SB0240)

XPproSp3 - Best for LowLatency and Audigy drivers work well
W7 x86 Sp1 - Compatibility with software.

Portable guitar rig 5

---

I wonder If there is a distro which "turns" my Destop or Laptop into a pedal processor, using as much as it (the os and the app) can of Hardware to reach the best Latency - sound quality and performance.

The reason I use windows is because it runs well the portable versions of guitar rig which lead me to get to the point I can use almost any machine as my guitar pedal. So I am looking for a Live Cd/usb distro or if I can put together ALL what it takes to run the Portable OS/App flawlessly and fast so I just Turn on (almost any laptop/Desktop) use the Live Cd/usb and plug my guitar in and Voila! (after a FEW Audio rute/configs) sound comes out and ready to play.


Thanks in advance for your help and your time.
Hello and welcome to the forum. As a musician myself I use windows for all of my guitar/music apps. I have tried using wine to run these windows apps in linux, but never had good success with it. Unless wine has improved dramatically, I doubt you will be satisfied with it either.
 
Old 03-14-2016, 07:10 PM   #5
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There are some so called real time distro's but I'd tend to agree that you won't easily find linux programs that can be used like that (that I know of)

I too have to use a line6 device with windows for various processing on windows. It would be simple to use audacity for just straight tone. I do use it on a Core i7 processor on a pretty fast machine where some of the processing in done inside the line 6 device.

There have been some linux friendly devices out there but not sure if you can create pedals.
 
Old 03-14-2016, 09:10 PM   #6
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I wish I could help with this, but my only processor is a George L cable into the amp. I've tried using Line6 Pods, a Boss EQ, and other pedals, but they're not worth the trouble to me. I want my Bendetto to sound like a guitar, and all that stuff tries to make it sound like something else. I don't want amp modeling either, I just want the unaltered sound of the pickup. But that's just me. The only audio software I use on Linux is Audacity for recording, and it does that very well.
 
Old 03-14-2016, 09:36 PM   #7
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I wish I could help with this, but my only processor is a George L cable into the amp. I've tried using Line6 Pods, a Boss EQ, and other pedals, but they're not worth the trouble to me. I want my Bendetto to sound like a guitar, and all that stuff tries to make it sound like something else. I don't want amp modeling either, I just want the unaltered sound of the pickup. But that's just me. The only audio software I use on Linux is Audacity for recording, and it does that very well.
I hear you.
I do use Band in a Box though to practice with.

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Old 03-14-2016, 11:24 PM   #8
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I used to use BIAB, back when I ran Windows, but haven't thought of it in years. I use iRealB, the Real Book for Android. I have pretty much every jazz standard on it, many with multiple versions, and it does simple comping with a "piano trio". Good enough for practice. It also has an iOS version, which was the original version, in case you have an iThingy. You can download the songs from the website. I also have Ralph Patt's Vanilla Book converted to .pdf. It has just the vanilla changes, nothing fancy, assuming you can figure out subs and alterations yourself. His website also has backing tracks for it if you want them.
 
Old 03-15-2016, 10:51 AM   #9
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I also use irealB, now called irealpro. It's a good app especially if you are looking for a particular song, as they have thousands. I find BiaB more versatile if you want to 'roll
your own'.
 
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Linux stuff that may work as a replacement to Portable guitar rig 5

Click Link to see

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Old 11-15-2018, 03:51 AM   #11
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Cool thanx

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Thanks a lot, I think I found what I was looking 4.

http://guitarix.org/
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AvLinux LiveCD.
Or backwards...

If somebody has tested I will love some advice, I'm downloading ISO's to start the quest, and try to test for using it on a theater show (I am the incidental musician)
 
Old 11-15-2018, 02:57 PM   #12
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Thanks for the update. I'll have to try that.
 
Old 11-15-2018, 08:51 PM   #13
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I'm no expert. Just a harmonica player < by ear >

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This operating system is designed to run on Pentium2 processors with 256MB RAM, not even an harddisk is needed.
https://www.dyne.org/software/dynebolic/

I have no previous experience with the above distro.
 
  


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