[LAU] how can I send a midi command from bash through jack to my HW controller?

Jeremy Jongepier jeremy at autostatic.com
Sun Oct 8 08:45:21 UTC 2017

On 10/08/2017 03:20 AM, Athanasios Silis wrote:
> Hi all and thank you for your immediate responses.
> In the end what I was looking for was not the "midi through port" but a
> virtual midi port.
> To do that I had to add in /etc/modules-load.d/audio.conf
> snd-virmidi midi_devs=1 index=5
> then I could see
> $ amidi -l
> Dir Device    Name
> ..... (other devices) .....
> IO  hw:5,0    Virtual Raw MIDI (16 subdevices)
> and at the same time it would show up in jack's "midi" tab
> then I could simply use it as
> amidi -phw:5,0 -S <hexbytes>
> and the midi msg was surely enough sent correctly to the HW controller.
> Thank you for your help!
> I hope this helps others as well

Fwiw I created something similar a few years ago, maybe it could be
helpful in this context too:



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