HOWTOs and FAQs

PageDescriptionRelease DateTags
Achieving Low-Latency Response TimesOld tutorial2000-11-17 
ALSA Programming HOWTOA guide for the perplexed2010 
Audio Processing PipelinesAudio processing in batch mode with the "sox" app2001-12-01 
Building Sounds for your Applications with SoundTrackersage advice from the experts at LinuxPlanet2002-08-09 
Buzz Tracker On Linuxhow to make the popular Windows tracker work on Linux 
comp.speechvery informative Web page with FAQ 
Converting 78 rpm Records to Modern Media on Linuxa descriptive text from James Tappin2002-04-04 
Creating Audio CDs With Linuxan in-depth hands-on HOWTO2001-01-05 
Developing and Using Snd: Editing Sound Under LinuxA tutorial for the "snd" app2001-10-05 
Driving One's Own Audio DeviceWrite a custom (not ALSA) kernel driver1998-09-01 
Editing Audio In Linuxtutorial2005-10-11 
How to fine-tune MPlayerConfigure the MPlayer app2003-03-08 
How To Get Effective Low-latency Performance On Your Linux Boxadvice from Aaron Krister Johnson2006-03-14
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ThinkPad 390econfiguring audio and multimedia 
Introduction to OSS MIDI programmingOnly for the old OSS API (not ALSA)1999-01-01
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L'heure de Jazz++Guide for using the Jazz midi sequencer2002-09-01 
LiLAQwiki about how to get high quality sound on a Linux system2008-02-22
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LilyPond Guide For Beginnersa set of introductory tutorials from Eugene Cormier 
Radio TimeshiftingHow do it with "ecasound"2003-09-01 
Linux Laptop Sound ConfigurationSound setup for an HP Omnibook 41502002-09-19 
Linux MIDI DemonstrationAn old guide for OSS, made obsolete by ALSA1997-04-01 
Linux MIDI HOWTOValuable advice from Phil Kerr2004-01-01 
Linux MP3 HOWTODescribes the hardware, software and procedures needed to encode, play, mix and stream MP3 sound files under Linux2001 
ThinkPad 390ean overview of getting this laptop working 
ltsbGuide to the Linux text-based studio project, especially for blind users2005-12-17 
Modular synthesis with AlsaModularSynth 1.5.4Modular synthesis and its implementation in Dr. Matthias Nagorni's synthesizer2003-01-03 
Programmer's Guide To OSSSound and MIDI device programming for OSS 
Quick TootsA website with tutorials of Linux sound/MIDI software 
Sound Card Support for Linux with Laptopsa survey circa 20072007-11-07 
Sound HOWTOOld info about OSS (not ALSA or JACK)2001-07-16 
Sound Playing HOWTOOld information1998-08-11 
Streaming Media With Linuxin-depth article on using software for both the client and server sides2001-03-23 
ThinkPad 390econfiguration page 
Using the Hammerfall HDSP on LinuxHOWTO get this RME audio hardware working 
Using VST Plugins In LinuxTutorial on Windows VSTs under linux2005-11-27 
Writing Audio Applications With JACK - A Tutorial/Journalexcellent instruction from James Shuttleworth2003-10-23
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Linux Audio User FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)General Q: Where to ask a question ? A: There are different mailing lists. Visit Resources at linuxaudio.org and Lists Q: How to optimize my system for audio / midi ? A: For some uses, it can be helpful to run a realtime (RT) kernel, but generally this isn't necessary anymore. See the following JACK FAQ entry: Do I need a realtime kernel to use realtime scheduling? 
Intel-HDA JACK low latency howtoHow to get Intel-HDA cards working with low latency, in duplex operation
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Raspberry Pi and realtime, low-latency audioThe Raspberry Pi can be set up to handle realtime, low-latency audio but it requires quite some tweaking. Hence this Wiki article in which some common bottlenecks as well as some possible optimizations will be described. Last but not least this article will explain how to get JACK aka jackd running on your RPi. 
Guide to linux sound APIsa guide through the sound API jungle2008-09-24 
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