Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro

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Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:50 pm

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I also use a MacBook Pro for music, and having been there and almost
getting what I wanted with Linux, I suggest she stick with OSX and check
out something like Reaper (not exactly FOSS, but don't pay if you don't
like it).

http://www.reaper.fm/

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Paul Davis wrote:

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I also use a MacBook Pro for music, and having been there and almost g=
etting what I wanted with Linux, I suggest she stick with OSX and check out=
something like Reaper (not exactly FOSS, but don't pay if you don'=
t like it).
http://www.reaper.fm/<=
br>On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Paul Dav=
is <paul@linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
On Tue, O=
ct 30, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Al Thompson <althompson58@gmail.com><=
/span> wrote:

So a friend of mine at work has decided she wants to check out audio and
MIDI on Linux. =A0BUT, she has a Macbook Pro, and I've never paid any
attention to distros that were for Macs. =A0What's a good audio/MIDI (p=
lus
general purpose) distro that is easy to get running on a Macbook Pro?its hard to see why she would not use OS X on her MBP i=
f audio/midi is the goal.=A0 not all, but several of the better FOSS apps a=
re available for OS X, and that only adds to the vastly improved array of F=
X and synth plugins on OS X.

i appreciate that there may be a principle at work here, but honestly, =
she'll get more done with OS X unless she is herself a natural tinkerer=
and/or has "odd" needs (e.g. academic electroacoustic music)

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Messages in current thread:
[LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 4:49 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 9:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Moshe Werner, (Wed Oct 31, 7:20 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Neil, (Wed Oct 31, 2:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Bob Andres, (Tue Oct 30, 6:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Lorenzo Sutton, (Tue Oct 30, 4:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Charles Henry, (Tue Oct 30, 7:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 2:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Dave Phillips, (Tue Oct 30, 2:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 2:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:22 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:30 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 6:27 am)