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LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production Beginner's Guide by David Earl

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Time for action—setting up MIDI in Linux using ALSA

Linux uses an open source MIDI driver system. Let's look at the process of setting up Linux for MIDI:

  1. In your Settings menu in LMMS, select the area that looks like the following:
    Time for action—setting up MIDI in Linux using ALSA
  2. Once you are in this menu, you should see the ALSA setup and all MIDI devices available to LMMS:
    Time for action—setting up MIDI in Linux using ALSA

What just happened?

Just choose ALSA and hopefully your devices will be shown in the dropdown menu underneath 'MIDI INTERFACE'. Most soundcards, casual or professional should be detected by the operating system making the setup ...

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