On 02/03/2013 10:10 PM, Onyeibo Oku wrote:
So I rushed to my Fedora box trying to hum a tune into Audacity in Db
(D-flat) major ... only, I dont trust my sense of pitch. So I decided
to try a virtual keyboard to spot the Db frequency/pitch and was rather
disappointed that Ubuntu was getting all the packaged versions. Bah!
Alright, I compiled one (VMPK) and got jack-keyboard from the repo. The
only problem now is that I have no idea how to start jackd. #jack forum
at freenode isn't helping much. I couldnt even get a sound from ALSA in
So much for Db and I think we need an active IRC channel
you can look here for a jack guide:
VMPK is available in fedora "sudo yum install vmpk" but it is only a
MIDI keyboard, you will need to connect its MIDI out to a programs MIDI
input in Jack, and route the Audio outputs of this program to your
Alternatively (easier) you could try installing yoshimi or ZynAddSubFx
which both have built in keyboard.
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