CCRMA User Group

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The CCRMA User Group aims to present short practical presentations by expert users of tools available at CCRMA in hopes of enhancing the community research and creative experience.

CUG will be held each Tuesday: noon - 12:50.

October 30, 2007 : Ardour Session Basics and DVD Media Backup with K3b

This week we'll learn the basics of setting up an Ardour session to record audio and how to backup the session when it is complete.

12:00-12:30 : Ardour Session Basics: Setting up Mono and Stereo tracks, Routing Audio with Jack, Recording Audio, Session Files. Fernando

12:30-12:50 : DVD Media Backup with K3b: Using K3b in Linux to archive digital media. Carr

October 23, 2007 : Ardour Intro, Advanced Jack, JMess, Process Management

This weeks CCRMA User Group presentation will feature these topics:

12:00-12:15 : Process Management in Linux, an Introduction to these commands: ps, top, kill, killall, kill -9, and the GNOME System Monitor : Carr

12:15-12:30 : Advanced Jack : Fernando

12:30-12:35 : JMess : Juan Pablo

12:35-12:50 : Ardour Intro Toot: Mic In : Miriam

System Monitor



October 9, 2007 : "You don't know Jack!"

This weeks CCRMA User Group presentation will feature two main topics:

1) A more in-depth look at the architecture and configuration of Jack and Qjackctl by Fernando.

He'll give us an overview of the Jack API and how it relates to the operating system kernel and audio applications. He'll also talk about optimizing Jack settings both in Qjackctl and with the command line. Take a look here for more info:

Jack block diagram:



2) GNOME Desktop Tweaks

- Configuring your panel with application start icons and monitoring applets: CPU and network monitoring.

- Configuring and using 'Workspaces' and workspace switching

- Screensaver, mouse, keyboard and theme tweaks.

3) bonus: using FTP at CCRMA (gFTP and Fetch)