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In this episode:
We talk with Kaj, from Ubuntu Studio. An open source operating system geared towards audio, graphics & video creatives using free software.
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Notes from the show.
His music (though the official topic is Ubuntu Studio): https://soundcloud.com/zequence/
Tom tried Ubuntu Studio...then Tom tried AV Linux and some others...then back to Ubuntu Studio
things come from Debian
Canonical maintains some packages (pulse, for example)
How do you decide?
try to cover everything, but only one application per
People have opinions!
still around: http://cinelerra.org
Pure Data: live graphical coding
in 2002, it wasn’t good enough
How did you get your current position?
2008...at the time, using Fedora...tried some different distros and RT kernels. 9.04 was the first one he really liked.
ubuntustudio-devel on freenode
Ubuntu Studio is official: http://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/flavours
What is the low-latency kernel?
difference between kernels depends on hardware
LiveDVD is awesome for testing!
Kaj was for it, but happened during last project lead
How big is the team?
3 active, but one mostly working on Debian
menu is changing and making it easier to find applications
Ubuntu Studio controls hasn’t been usable in years
16.04 is next LTS
http://sourceforge.net/p/rakarrack/discussion/ is still going!
How do people get involved?
Ubuntustudio.org...find the "contribute" link
Anything we missed?
Remember to thank Debian! Tom says it was beautiful!
Closing track: https://soundcloud.com/zequence/autopoiesis-00000002 CC BY-NC
mostly just learning PureData
used Audacity for processing