Bug 427036 - ardour makes work for the user
ardour makes work for the user
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ardour (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Anthony Green
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-30 09:39 EST by Philip Ashmore
Modified: 2009-01-09 00:39 EST (History)
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Description Philip Ashmore 2007-12-30 09:39:29 EST
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Description of problem:
"JACK is not running..."
Shouldn't the ardour installation indicate a "requires" dependency on jack?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install ardour
2. Start ardour from KMenu
3. Create a new session
4. See the "Starting audio engine" window appear
5. See the "Ardour could not connect to JACK." window appear.
6. Click on the quit button.

Actual Results:
Time to put on my sysadmin hat and join the hords of ardour users in trying to figure out why JACK doesn't work like artsd or pulseaudio.

Expected Results:
Ardour installation should have sorted this out from the get-go or maybe use another audio engine.

Additional info:
Yes I know this might be considered a JACK issue/bug, but another point of view is to consider that this is an ardour usability issue/bug.
Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2007-12-31 09:04:16 EST

Do you have any good ideas howto deal with this, I guess we want ardour to work
in the default pulseaudio setup by default, and allow easy (maybe even
automatic) reconfiguration to jack if that is available.

Any input much appreciated, and a happy new year of course :)
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