Getting TuxGuitar sound to work on Debian(Lenny)
Spent a few minutes today to get TuxGuitar(debian package) midi output working on my laptop. I am on ALSA, and these steps will not work for OSS users(but don’t worry, it should be as simple for OSS setup too). Here is what i did….
- sudo apt-get install tuxguitar timidity
- sudo emacs /etc/default/timidity
it should look like….
# Enable MIDI sequencer (ALSA), default is disabled TIM_ALSASEQ=true # Setting overrides (of /etc/timidity.conf) for the ALSA sequencer daemon TIM_ALSASEQPARAMS="-iA -Os"
- sudo /etc/init.d/timidity restart
Fire TuxGuitar up, and go to Tools -> Settings -> Sound (use “Tux Guitar Sequencer” and “TiMidity port 0 [129:0]“).
This should fix the no-sound problem. Apply changes and try to play tabs to validate.