How to install Ableton Live on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is my OS of choice, for more than one reason. With one of my hardware purchases (Korg Kaossilator 2s), I got a copy of Ableton Live 9 Lite. Running Qtractor, Sequencer64, and Harrison MixBus 5 on Ubuntu, I was wondering whether it was possible to run a beautiful product like Ableton Live 9 on Ubuntu. After some fiddling around I’ve found a way to get it working. In this article, I’ll explain how you can install Ableton Live on Ubuntu.

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This is how to install RTSynth on Ubuntu

RTSynth is a fantastic, midi event triggered, realtime software synthesizer developed by Stefan Nitschke. It is one of the few physical modeling approaches to audio synthesis for Linux in which the waveform of the sound generated is computed by using a mathematical model. In other words, equations and algorithms simulate a musical instrument (the physical source of sound). In this “how to install RTSynth” I’ll walk you through the installation procedure.

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How to install Sequencer64

Ubuntu Studio really has some perfect features as it comes to performing live. It has great synths and superb effects among others. And of course, it has a sequencer program, but personally, I prefer sequencer64. Sequencer64 is the ‘beast mode’ of a program called seq24, it has many new features while the heart of seq24 stayed intact. This article helps you install sequencer64 on your Ubuntu Studio. Or check my update on installing a different branch.

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Installing NON MIXER on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Studio is a great Linux distribution for making music, it is stable, it is fast and it has tons of possibilities you can use to make a great live performance. In a live performance, it’s always a trick to get a good grip on your multiple sources of sounds. That’s where a program like ‘NON MIXER’ comes in! It’s a great mixer that enables you as a performer to sit on top of your live production. Giving you grip on mono, stereo, or even more channels per strip, and enabling you to add multiple plugins to drive the performance to its best. This article is basically a how-to install NON MIXER on Ubuntu.

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