[LAU] Freewheeling, keyboard

Grammostola Rosea rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 04:25:59 EDT 2009

Norval Watson wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Grammostola Rosea <rosea.grammostola at gmail.com>
>> Danni Coy wrote:
>>> hitting TAB once should take you to keyboard mode (testing with 0.6 
>>> from xubuntu here)... however one of the first few times I tried it - 
>>> it did lock up and not allow keyboard input at all
>>> if escape does not close the application then this may be the case
>> escape doesn't close the app. Nothing doesn't close the app, even ctr-c 
>> in terminal not. I have to close the terminal to shut it down... So 
>> there is a problem maybe...
>> \r
> This is an introduction to the config files
> http://freewheeling.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/New_.xml_Configuration_System:
> I wrote it to learn how to understand it myself ;)
> When you close the terminal fw may still be running, try
> ps aux |grep freewheeling 
> in another terminal, you might have to
> sudo killall -v freewheeling
> to kill it completely.
> (I think the process is called freewheeling, not fweelin, not sure)
> I compiled my own fw v0.6.1 from source and it's running well on debian sid.
> It seems like Danni has more experience with the packaged fweelin than me.
> Might be an idea to purge fw and then reinstall a fresh copy.
> Norv

The problem when experimenting a bit with freewheeling seem to be, how 
to get a clean loop. Most of the loops have irregularities e.g.  pieces 
of silence or  not  fluent looping...




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