[LAU] FingerPlayServer in Ubuntu

Rafael Vega email.rafa at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 12:17:53 UTC 2013

Maybe you need to start the a2j (alsa to jack) midi bridge? It's in the KX
repos and you can start it / stop it from the cadence GUI or from a

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 3:20 AM, Hartmut Noack <zettberlin at linuxuse.de>wrote:

> Hello,
> FingerPlayMIDI is a very nice App for Android, that turns the
> touchscreen of a device into a MIDI-Controller with sliders, matrix and
> pads.
> http://code.google.com/p/fingerplaymidi
> I used it without any problem in Fedora 17 using its
> FingerPlayServer-component on the Linux-Box to connect the stream from
> the phone. It is a Java-Program, that is supposed to create a port like
> this:
> FingerPlayServer v0.8.0
> Listening on
> Waiting for connection from phone..
> Phone connected.
> Set MIDI Device: VirMIDI [hw:3,3,11]
> As said before, this worked perfectly OK in Fedora 17 but alas! In
> Ubuntu 13.04 with KXStudio Layer the server starts as expected but there
> is no port in Alsa-MIDI to be found.
> The server gets the signals OK and reports no errors.
> Does someone know, what could have changed in ALSA-MIDI and/or Jack-MIDI
> that this port from a Java-app is not accepted anymore?
> best regards
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Rafael Vega
email.rafa at gmail.com
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