[linux-audio-user] Ardour and Linux
fsmith at walescomputers.co.uk
Mon Nov 14 18:41:53 EST 2005
You shouldn't have a problem with any of them as regards dual booting.
I have 3 systems on here
64 Studio ( Running 64 bit DOH!)
studio to go ( 32 bit)
and some MS thing with Xp in the title.
All works although the Xp drive has some dust on it!!!
Florence Berbain wrote:
> Hi all,
> Many thanks to everybody for the useful thoughts and suggestions.
> For hardware I've got a 1-year-old IBM laptop, nothing exotic, at least
> everything I need works in Ubuntu. The video card is ATI, it needs
> proprietary drivers for 3D acceleration, but I don't think I'll miss 3D
> much for recording, so it's not really a problem.
> I think I will set up a dual-boot system: I'll keep the Ubuntu system I
> now have for work, and add a DeMuDi or Fedora system for recording
> purposes. Does anybody have enough experience with the DeMuDi and Fedora
> installers to know if this goes seamlessly, or should I expect some grub
> fiddling/trips to recovery mode ? Well, never mind, I'll just have to try,
> and I'll post if/when I'm stuck :-).
> The Live CD is a good idea, I'll start by that. I stumbled on Agnula last
> week, when the web site was awfully slow, which was quite frustrating, but
> things seem to be better now.
> Thanks again for the advice,
>>On Friday 11 November 2005 12:54, Sampo Savolainen was like:
>>>If you are a linux newbie and your primary goal is to get Linux audio
>>>working smoothly, you should go for Fedore Core 3 + Planet CCRMA
>>A/DeMuDi installs from a single CD in about an hour.
>>It's equally good for newbies, so long as your hardware is supported. It
>>known to be fiddly if your hardware requires closed-source drivers, so
>>and downright ugly on older laptops. Best test is to download
>>and see if it works. If not Planet CCRMA is a good choice.
>>I would also not recommend starting with Ubuntu.
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