A for Athlete


  • Ubuntu Studio alternate install DVDs is a version of Ubuntu specifically for audio, graphics, and video production that includes Rosegarden4 as well as tons of other packages.



Do all the updates (esp. security) after install first thing before using it.

Package list:[]

Basic infrastructure

  alsa-tools - Console based ALSA utilities for specific hardware
  alsa-tools-gui - GUI based ALSA utilities for specific hardware
  linux-image-rt - Low latency kernel
  qamix - Configurable mixer for ALSA

JACK and JACK Utilities

  jackd - JACK Audio Connection Kit (server and example clients)
  qjackctl - User interface for controlling the JACK sound server
  bitscope - diagnosis tool for JACK audio software
  jdelay - A small command line JACK app you can use to measure the latency of your sound card.
  meterbridge - A collection of Audio meters for the JACK audio server
  patchage - modular patch bay for Jack audio and Alsa Midi
  jack-tools - various JACK tools: plumbing, play, udp, ctl, scope, clock

Sound editing and recording

  audacity - Swiss army audio editor
  timemachine - JACK audio recorder for spontaneous and conservatory use

Audio playback

  xmms - Versatile X audio player
  xmms-jackasyn - JACK Output plugin for xmms
  xmms-modplug - ModPlug plugin for XMMS

Digital Audio Workstation software

  ardour - Digital audio workstation (graphical gtk interface)
  beast - music synthesis and composition framework


  fluidsynth - Real-time MIDI software synthesizer
  bristol - vintage synthesizer emulator
  freebirth - Bass synthesizer/sample player/sequencer similar to Rebirth
  qsynth - fluidsynth MIDI sound synthesiser front-end
  zynaddsubfx - Realtime software synthesizer for Linux
  csound - powerful and versatile sound synthesis software
  swami - SoundFont editor


  linuxsampler - software audio sampler
  sooperlooper - Looping Sampler LADSPA plugin


  aconnectgui - graphical ALSA sequencer connection manager
  rosegarden4 - music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
  hydrogen - Simple drum machine/step sequencer
  seq24 - Real time MIDI sequencer
  jackbeat - audio sequencer
  muse - Qt-based midi/audio sequencer
  tk707 - drum sequencer for a sound card or MIDI device
  shaketracker - MIDI sequencer with tracker GUI

Effects and signal processing

  jack-rack - LADSPA effects "rack" for JACK
  tapiir - A tool for real time audio delay and feedback effects
  freqtweak - Realtime audio frequency spectral manipulation
  jamin - Audio mastering from a mixed down multitrack source with JACK
  creox - real-time guitar effects
  jackeq - routes and manipulates audio from/to multiple sources

DJ tools

  terminatorx - A realtime audio synthesizer
  mixxx - A digital DJ interface (for beat-mixing)

MIDI Utilities

  timidity - Software sound renderer (MIDI sequencer, MOD player)
  vkeybd - Virtual Keyboard program

Musical typesetting

  denemo - A gtk+ frontend to GNU Lilypond
  lilypond-data - LilyPond music typesetter (data files)
  lilypond - A program for typesetting sheet music

Miscellaneous / uncategorized

  gtick - Metronome application
  puredata - realtime computer music and graphics system
  audatious -

Plug-ins package list:

  aeolus - Aeolus is a synthesized (i.e. not sampled) pipe organ emulator
  blop - Bandlimited wavetable-based oscillator plugins for LADSPA hosts.
  caps - A collection of refined LADSPA plugins.
  cmt - (Computer Music Toolkit) A collection of LADSPA compatible plugins.
  fil-plugins - Parametric equalizer LADSPA plugin.
  hexter - Yamaha DX7 modeling DSSI plugin
  ladspa-sdk - Sample tools for linux-audio-dev plugin architecture.
  mcp-plugins - LADSPA plugins designed for Alsa Modular Synth.
  omins - Collection of LADSPA plugins geared at modular synthesizers.
  swh-plugins - Steve Harris's LADSPA plugins.
  tap-plugins - Tom's Audio Processing LADSPA plugins.
  vcf - Audio EQ biquad filter LADSPA plugins.
  dssi-example-plugins - Example DSSI plugins.
  dssi-host-jack - An example DSSI host.
  fluidsynth-dssi - Soundfont player/synth for DSSI.
  xsynth-dssi - A classic-analog style softsynth DSSI plugin.
  dssi-utils - Command-line utilities for sending commands to DSSI plugins.