[LAD] [LAU] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Feb 10 22:30:17 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 5:05 PM, <gerald.mwangi at gmx.de> wrote:

> Auto mode for JACK latency is a good idea.
>  I have another proposition: a dedicated graphical front-end for jack
> session. It could help users setup their workflow , by providing a list of
> all the jack aware programs installed, categorized by type (sampler, daw,
> synth). The program should aid in setting up a project , eg firing up
> ardour with several tracks, firing up synths (lv2 instruments/hosts incl)
> with presets selectable from the front-end with a preview sound. The
> front-end could trigger the synth in question with a midi note when
> selecting a preset. Lv2 plugins, that is pure audio effects, could also
> listed with the ability to directly send a signal from the audio interface
> through the selected plugin to quickly hear what it does. One could then
> associate the selected plugin with, say a track in ardour, and another
> plugin with a track in hydrogen or so.

what you are describing is basically the "monolithic app" experience (from
a user perspective) but created using a set of independent applications and

speaking personally, i think there are better things to do with our time.
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