Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 427036
ardour makes work for the user
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:39:18 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):
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.
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.
Ardour installation should have sorted this out from the get-go or maybe use another audio engine.
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.
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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