[LAU] linux audio ready in 5 minutes - using which distro and interface?

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Dec 9 07:26:53 EST 2007

On Sunday 09 December 2007 06:53:08 hollunder at gmx.at wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 10:56:50 +0100
> Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> --snip--
> > It's not problematic, unless you're dealing with ppc-machines or so,
> > newer macbooks also can be tricky. Other than that, just get a USB
> > soundbox that's supported by ALSA, check the USB device list for
> > that: http://qbik.ch/usb/devices/
> >
> > An example setup could be pure:dyne on a 2 or 4 gig USB stick with the
> > Behringer U-Control USB device. Fits in every pocket, cost is less
> > than 50 Euro/Dollar.
> >
> > Ciao
> There seem to be a couple of devices that run under the name u-control.
> Besides, I think it would be best if there was an all-round-device that
> can be used for everything, voice (dynamic & condenser), line in, midi,
> whatever. Many ins are not important in this case, I think.
> I start looking for such a device, feel free to tell me if you know one.

I have one of these and like it fine:


about $150 at zzounds, sweetwater, musician's friend.

It may be larger than you like.

all the best,


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