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install lmms

Postby wen on Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:42 pm

Hi Im new to linux and saw a application Lmms (Linux multimedia studio) which is much alike fl studios and so on...
Well what I need is a guide (for newbies) on how to install lmms and commandos I need in console and so on.

It would have been great with some download links to the applications I need and lmms.

I use linux mint elyssa and am truly a newbie so you have to be specific.

Thanx in advance

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Re: install lmms

Postby 67GTA on Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:45 am

They make a Ubuntu package. No need to install from the command line. Just click on the .deb package after downloading, and this will start the package manager to install it for you. Since it is in .deb format, you won't have to worry about dependencies. The package manager will take care of them for you.

http://ftp.ubuntulinux.org/ubuntu/pool/ ... 1_i386.deb
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Re: install lmms

Postby wen on Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:55 am

when I try to install it via package manager I got the error dependency is not satisfiable: libasound 2
I downloaded it using sudo apt-get install libasound2-dev
but I still get the error message when trying to install it
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Re: install lmms

Postby 67GTA on Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:01 pm

libasound2-dev is the development files. You need to make sure
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libasound2
is installed. Also check which version of libasound2 it needs vs what version is installed. What version of Mint are you using? I just checked in Elyssa, and the lmms package is actually in the repos. I'm not sure about Daryna. Open the package manager and look for it.
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Re: install lmms

Postby grombor on Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:16 pm

Did you use Synaptic Package Manager in your administration folder in your Elyssa / Daryna / Cassandra /......Menu? I pulled up Synaptic (it's a pretty nice gui if you want to stay clear of terms) did a search for lmms, clicked lmms, it selected all the dependancies and seems to work fine......Word of warning about Synaptic however. You have access to Ubuntu repos in this and if you start trying to download everything, (in my instance, KDE Desktop!) You will have a mess. If you know what programs you want though, you should be fine. I did notice just now that after it installed it didn't add to my Elyssa menu. I had to go to the term and type lmms, hit enter, then follow the gui's. Have fun. :-)
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Re: install lmms

Postby wen on Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:53 am

SOLVED! I didn't know about synaptic, but now i do and I got lmms to work thank you all for helping me out!

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