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Old 06-16-2008, 11:05 AM   #1
boyd98
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Anything like protools or garageband for linux if you want to record guitar


Anyone into guitar, that has set up recording on their linux box. I noodle around on guitar, been playing about 3yrs.

Haven't messed with recording at all - not even on windows.

Thinking I'd like to set up some recording; like home version of pro tools, garageband, ect....but i need to buy a piece equipment to hook up to the computer, but wondering what software i can use to record...


Any thoughts...



Thanks

Boyd
 
Old 06-16-2008, 11:33 AM   #2
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Hi,
I'm playing guitar almost 15 years,but I never had the need for involving computer in my music.I think you should check this site if you are looking for a Linux distro for music production.

Last edited by alan_ri; 06-16-2008 at 11:35 AM. Reason: grammar
 
Old 06-16-2008, 01:09 PM   #3
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Quite a few options depending on how simple or complex you want to work.. or how many tracks you wish to be able to record at one time..

Audacity
Ardour

http://sound.condorow.net/
http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Applications
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7457
http://www.linuxaudio.org/


The Alsa project site has a list of compatible sound cards. if you decide you want 4, 8 or 16 track recording you would want to look at something like the M-Audio cards.
 
  


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