• It's time to get started. Everyone try to pick one of the below packages or another one that is not listed and begin to test it. Also begin to figure out you audio interests (see purpose below)

Requirements to join

  • Should be an audio professional or audiophile *optional
  • Must be willing to install potentially unstable software
  • Have the ability to write a review about an audio program
  • No coding necessary, just know ubuntu well
  • Try to have a specific purpose- i.e. Radio, Live Sound, Music Creation, ect.

How to Join

Please contact Darklogic ( - Beast,Hydrogen,minor work


  • To review and test current and new audio programs in Ubuntu Studio
  • To find new programs to implement into Ubuntu Studio
  • Once enough members join, we will have and IRC chat every now and then to discuss our progress
  • To take some of the responsibility off of the creators of Ubuntu Studio


  • aconnectgui - graphical ALSA sequencer connection manager
  • alsa-tools
  • alsa-tools-gui
  • audacity - Swiss army audio editor
  • ardour2-gtk - digital audio workstation (graphical gtk interface)
  • beast - music synthesis and composition framework
  • bitscope - diagnosis tool for JACK audio software
  • creox - real-time guitar effects
  • denemo - A gtk+ frontend to GNU Lilypond
  • timemachine - JACK audio recorder for spontaneous and conservatory use
  • gtick - Metronome application
  • hydrogen - Simple drum machine/step sequencer
  • jackbeat - audio sequencer
  • jackd - JACK Audio Connection Kit (server and example clients)
  • jackeq - routes and manipulates audio from/to multiple sources
  • jack-rack - LADSPA effects "rack" for JACK
  • jack-tools - various JACK tools: plumbing, play, udp, ctl, scope, clock
  • jamin - Audio mastering from a mixed down multitrack source with JACK
  • jdelay - A small command line JACK app you can use to measure the latency of your sound card.
  • lilypond-data - LilyPond music typesetter (data files)

  • lilypond - A program for typesetting sheet music
  • meterbridge - A collection of Audio meters for the JACK audio server
  • muse - Qt-based midi/audio sequencer
  • patchage
  • qamix
  • vkeybd - Virtual Keyboard program
  • qjackctl - User interface for controlling the JACK sound server
  • puredata - realtime computer music and graphics system
  • rosegarden4 - music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
  • timidity - Software sound renderer (MIDI sequencer, MOD player)
  • seq24 - Real time MIDI sequencer
  • shaketracker - MIDI sequencer with tracker GUI
  • sooperlooper - Looping Sampler LADSPA plugin
  • swami - SoundFont editor

  • csound - powerful and versatile sound synthesis software
  • tapiir - A tool for real time audio delay and feedback effects
  • freqtweak - Realtime audio frequency spectral manipulation
  • mixxx - A digital DJ interface (for beat-mixing)
  • terminatorx - A realtime audio synthesizer
  • xmms - Versatile X audio player that looks like Winamp
  • xmms-jackasyn - JACK Output plugin for xmms
  • xmms-modplug - ModPlug plugin for XMMS

  • zynaddsubfx - Realtime software synthesizer for Linux
  • 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
  • tk707 - drum sequencer for a sound card or MIDI device
  • linuxsampler - software audio sampler
  • Wired - A professional music production and creation free software running on the Linux operating system.
  • linux-image-lowlatency - Low latency kernel

Ubuntu/AudioTeam (last edited 2009-06-05 10:45:11 by kdkavanagh)