[LAU] Qtractor 0.9.19 from source tarball
rosegardener at freeode.co.uk
Tue Dec 22 12:37:53 CET 2020
On Tue, 22 Dec 2020 09:07:16 +0000 Rui Nuno Capela wrote:
> On 12/21/20 7:51 PM, John Murphy wrote:
> > Mint 20 on an intel NUC
> > I think I must be missing an obvious step here. Following instructions
> > from the qtractor-manual-and-howtos.pdf section 2.2. Hadn't used
> > 'apt-get build-dep' before, so I tried it:
> > $ sudo apt-get build-dep qtractor
> > Reading package lists... Done
> > E: You must put some 'deb-src' URIs in your sources.list
> > I usually use Synaptic to install dependencies, so I went that way, but:
> > john at NUC1:~/qtractor-0.9.19/src$ ./configure --help
> > bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
> > and, sure enough, there is no such file.
> > Do I need to install 'autoconf' and run that somehow?
> yes, you need to install autoconf and a buch of other -dev packages as
> well... and the correct source tree is probably
> john at NUC1:~/qtractor-0.9.19 (not under src) where you may find a couple
> of README files that might interest you first than reading the
> (outdated) user manual...
It was an interesting diversion and autoconf didn't seem too difficult,
but I gave up at automake with a greater appreciation of easier ways.
( I was following http://mij.oltrelinux.com/devel/autoconf-automake/ )
> but,IMHO you'll be far better with some pre-built packages from one of
> the repositories listed here:
> assuming the "focal" is the one for you:
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rncbc/focal
> sudo apt-get update
> then you may either use Synaptic or the command line to install the
> complete and fully-functional qtractor package:
> sudo apt-get install qtractor
Done in a flash that way. Thank you. And found my u-he Repro-1 VST2.
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