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''Unleash your inner musician''
 
''Unleash your inner musician''
  
Fedora jam is for audio enthusiasts and musicians who want to create, edit and produce audio and music. It comes with Jack, ALSA and Pulseaudio by default including a suite of programs to tailor your studio. It also includes all of the biggest audio applications, including Ardour, Audacity, Qtractor, Musescore, Frescobaldi, all the latest LADSPA/LV2 plugins and many more.  
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Fedora jam is for audio enthusiasts and musicians who want to create, edit and produce audio and music. It comes with Jack, ALSA and Pulseaudio by default, and a suite of programs to tailor your studio. It also includes all of the biggest audio applications, including Ardour, Audacity, Qtractor, Musescore, Frescobaldi, all the latest LADSPA/LV2 plugins and many more.  
  
You can download the spin from [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/jam here]
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You can download the spin from [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/jam-kde here]
  
 
= Customizing Your Jam =
 
= Customizing Your Jam =
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These include:
 
These include:
  
* disabling KDE Disktop Effects
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* disable KDE Desktop Effects
* configuring and enabling rtirq (prioritize your realtime softirq audio threads). Instructions here [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/JACK_Audio_Connection_Kit#rtirq here].
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** According to [http://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2013/05/compositing-and-lightweight-desktops/ Martin Gräßlin's blog post] (N.B., he is the lead developer of KWin), we should recommend users leave "desktop effects" enabled, but disable every effect individually.
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* configure and enable '''rtirq''' (prioritize your realtime softirq audio threads). Instructions [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/JACK_Audio_Connection_Kit#rtirq here].
 
* configure [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/JACK_Audio_Connection_Kit JACK]
 
* configure [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/JACK_Audio_Connection_Kit JACK]
  
 
= Support =
 
= Support =
  
* irc: #fedora-audio
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=== Help via Chat ===
* mailing list: music@list.fedoraproject.org
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Users and developers are available in the <strong>#fedora-audio</strong> irc channel on [http://freenode.net irc.freenode.net] for real-time conversations.
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General help is available in irc channel on [http://freenode.net irc.freenode.net].
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For help using IRC, [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/IRCHowTo please visit the Fedora IRC how-to] .
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=== Help via Email ===
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Users and developers are also available on the mailing list at [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/music music@lists.fedoraproject.org] .
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<li>[https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/music Subscribe to the list]</li>
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<li>[mailto:music@lists.fedoraproject.org Post a message to the list]</li>
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</ul>
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General help with Fedora is available on the Fedora users' mailing list at [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/users users@lists.fedoraproject.org] .
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<ul>
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<li>[https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/users Subscribe to the list]</li>
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<li>[mailto:users@lists.fedoraproject.org Post a message to the list]</li>
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</ul>
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For guidance on how to interact on Fedora mailing lists, [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/MailingListGuidelines please review the Fedora Mailing List Guidelines].
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=== Useful Links ===
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Here are some other resources to help you on your way:
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* [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/18/html/Musicians_Guide/ Fedora Musicians Guide] .
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* [[AudioCreationWebResources|Main Links Page]]
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* [[Documentation for Musicians|Fedora's "Documentation for Musicians" Wiki Page]]
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* An article about music creation under Fedora: [http://www.passback.org.uk/music/fedora-music-intro/]
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* [[AudioCreationSpinDevelopment|Audio Creation Spin Development]]
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* [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Documentation_for_Musicians/Real-Time_Utilities#Real_Time_Audio_Production:Taking_it_a_Step_Further Real-Time Utilities ]
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* [http://linuxaudio.org linuxaudio.org]
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* [http://wiki.linuxaudio.org/apps/start linuxaudio.org Wiki / Application and Software Index]
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* [http://lau.linuxaudio.org/ linuxaudio.org User Guide]
  
 
= Contributing =
 
= Contributing =
  
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The Jam spin is a project developed by the Audio Creation Special Interest Group (SIG). Joining the Audio SIG is as simple as being part of Fedora and having a love for music and sound. Once you are a contributor to Fedora, you can join the SIG and communicate with the rest of the team in the usual [[Communicate|  Fedora channels]] .
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If you have no idea how to contribute here are some proposals where we need help:
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* '''Packagers:''' There are always new and interesting packages that are not yet packaged for Fedora. [[Packaging/Guidelines| Package it]]  to improve the user experience.
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* '''Reviewers:''' Only a few persons are doing the audio-related reviews. [[Packaging/ReviewGuidelines| Help us reviewing]]  so that more packages could be included.
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* '''Testers:''' Testers can help out by trying out the nightlies development ISOs or testing new packages in the updates-testing repository and report bugs, bugs, bugs, request enhancements or features. Nightly ISO images are available from the [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/tasks?method=createLiveCD&owner=kevin&state=closed&view=tree&order=-id nightly composes page]. Look for jam-kde and proceed to the ''task info'' link for the x86_64 (64bit) or 686 (32bit) builds
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* '''Bugs:''' Become a [[BugZappers| BugZapper]]  and help us with audio-related bugs.
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* '''Documentation writers:''' We always welcome contributors to the [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/18/html/Musicians_Guide/ Fedora Musicians Guide] .
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* '''Wiki:''' Maintain this wiki and keep it updated with end user information.
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* '''Artists:''' To provide desktop themes / wallpapers for each upcoming release
  
 
= Package Index =
 
= Package Index =
The following packages have been included in the released Live ISO.
 
  
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== Spin Packages ==
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The following packages have been included in the released Live ISO.
  
 
=== JACK ===
 
=== JACK ===
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* lilypond
 
* lilypond
 
* frescobaldi
 
* frescobaldi
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* mup
  
 
=== Streaming ===
 
=== Streaming ===
 
* idjc
 
* idjc
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== Additional Packages ==
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The list above is by no means an exhaustive list of what's available in Fedora. Examples of some newly packaged software are:
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* ardour3 - the latest version of the flagship DAW for linux
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* lv2-sorcer - a wave table synthesizer plugin
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* lv2-artyfx-plugins - a number of useful LV2 plugins
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* lv2-fabla - a drum sampler plugin

Latest revision as of 16:48, 12 November 2013

Spins-banner jam.png

Unleash your inner musician

Fedora jam is for audio enthusiasts and musicians who want to create, edit and produce audio and music. It comes with Jack, ALSA and Pulseaudio by default, and a suite of programs to tailor your studio. It also includes all of the biggest audio applications, including Ardour, Audacity, Qtractor, Musescore, Frescobaldi, all the latest LADSPA/LV2 plugins and many more.

You can download the spin from here

Contents

[edit] Customizing Your Jam

There are a number of things you might like to do to make the most of your session. These include:

  • disable KDE Desktop Effects
    • According to Martin Gräßlin's blog post (N.B., he is the lead developer of KWin), we should recommend users leave "desktop effects" enabled, but disable every effect individually.
  • configure and enable rtirq (prioritize your realtime softirq audio threads). Instructions here.
  • configure JACK

[edit] Support

[edit] Help via Chat

Users and developers are available in the #fedora-audio irc channel on irc.freenode.net for real-time conversations. General help is available in irc channel on irc.freenode.net. For help using IRC, please visit the Fedora IRC how-to .

[edit] Help via Email

Users and developers are also available on the mailing list at music@lists.fedoraproject.org .

General help with Fedora is available on the Fedora users' mailing list at users@lists.fedoraproject.org .

For guidance on how to interact on Fedora mailing lists, please review the Fedora Mailing List Guidelines.

[edit] Useful Links

Here are some other resources to help you on your way:

[edit] Contributing

The Jam spin is a project developed by the Audio Creation Special Interest Group (SIG). Joining the Audio SIG is as simple as being part of Fedora and having a love for music and sound. Once you are a contributor to Fedora, you can join the SIG and communicate with the rest of the team in the usual Fedora channels .

If you have no idea how to contribute here are some proposals where we need help:

  • Packagers: There are always new and interesting packages that are not yet packaged for Fedora. Package it to improve the user experience.
  • Reviewers: Only a few persons are doing the audio-related reviews. Help us reviewing so that more packages could be included.
  • Testers: Testers can help out by trying out the nightlies development ISOs or testing new packages in the updates-testing repository and report bugs, bugs, bugs, request enhancements or features. Nightly ISO images are available from the nightly composes page. Look for jam-kde and proceed to the task info link for the x86_64 (64bit) or 686 (32bit) builds
  • Bugs: Become a BugZapper and help us with audio-related bugs.
  • Documentation writers: We always welcome contributors to the Fedora Musicians Guide .
  • Wiki: Maintain this wiki and keep it updated with end user information.
  • Artists: To provide desktop themes / wallpapers for each upcoming release

[edit] Package Index

[edit] Spin Packages

The following packages have been included in the released Live ISO.

[edit] JACK

  • jack-audio-connection-kit (jack2)
  • jack-audio-connection-kit-dbus
  • qjackctl
  • jackctlmmc

[edit] Pulseaudio

  • pulseaudio-module-jack
  • pavucontrol

[edit] MIDI

  • qsynth
  • fluidsynth
  • fluid-soundfont-gm
  • fluidsynth-dssi
  • timidity++
  • qmidiarp
  • vmpk
  • harmonyseq
  • a2jmidid

[edit] Synthesis

  • hydrogen
  • bristol
  • monobristol
  • zynaddsubfx
  • yoshimi
  • swami
  • Add64
  • synthv1
  • samplv1
  • drumkv1
  • ams

[edit] Guitar

  • rakarrack
  • guitarix
  • tuxguitar

[edit] Recording and DAW's

  • audacity
  • ardour
  • rosegarden4
  • seq24
  • muse
  • qtractor
  • non-session-manager

[edit] Audio Plugins / Utilities

  • calf
  • jack-rack
  • ladspa
  • zita-at1
  • zita-rev1
  • sooperlooper


  • ladspa-amb-plugins
  • ladspa-autotalent-plugins
  • ladspa-blop-plugins
  • ladspa-cmt-plugins
  • ladspa-fil-plugins
  • ladspa-mcp-plugins
  • ladspa-rev-plugins
  • ladspa-swh-plugins
  • ladspa-tap-plugins
  • ladspa-vco-plugins


  • lv2-avw-plugins
  • lv2-fil-plugins
  • lv2-invada-plugins
  • lv2-kn0ck0ut
  • lv2-ll-plugins
  • lv2-swh-plugins
  • lv2-vocoder-plugins
  • lv2-zynadd-plugins
  • lv2dynparam
  • lv2-abGate
  • lv2-c++-tools
  • lv2-samplv1
  • lv2-synthv1
  • lv2-drumkv1


  • nekobee-dssi
  • whysynth-dssi
  • xsynth-dssi
  • hexter-dssi
  • zynjacku


  • jamin
  • lash
  • jack_capture
  • jaaa
  • japa
  • jmeters
  • qastools
  • arpage
  • realTimeConfigQuickScan
  • rtirq

[edit] Writing & Publishing

  • emacs
  • emacs-color-theme
  • vim
  • nano
  • mscore
  • lilypond
  • frescobaldi
  • mup

[edit] Streaming

  • idjc

[edit] Additional Packages

The list above is by no means an exhaustive list of what's available in Fedora. Examples of some newly packaged software are:

  • ardour3 - the latest version of the flagship DAW for linux
  • lv2-sorcer - a wave table synthesizer plugin
  • lv2-artyfx-plugins - a number of useful LV2 plugins
  • lv2-fabla - a drum sampler plugin