Re: [Rosegarden-user] Rosegarden friendly distros

2013-02-26 Thread David Tisdell
I am glad to hear that the networking problem seems unusual. I tried
UbuntuStudio 3 separate times and had networking issues every time which
didn't exist with the same version of regular Ubuntu. That experience
steered me away from Ubuntustudio. It seems like it is the only DAW distro
that has had real staying power. Others have been around for 1 or 2 revs
and died or there has been a very long gap between updates.

In general, i am not overly fond of Ubuntu as a distro. When I experienced
the networking issues in studio, I was less inclined to troubleshoot than I
would have been in a distro I was more familiar with and liked better but
with the staying power of studio, perhaps I should take another look.

Dave

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 7:06 PM, r...@hydrophones.com wrote:

  On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 9:13 AM, David Tisdell david.tisd...@gmail.com
  wrote:
 
  I have tried Ubuntustudio before but have had lots of issues with
  networking. Seems like there are few if any network drivers enabled in
  the
  Ubuntustudio Kernel. This is why I installed straight Ubuntu and added
  the
  music programs I use. Networking issues is a huge deal breaker in my
  environment.
 
  That's strange, it should have everything Ubuntu has in terms of
  networking support. I use Ubuntu Studio on multiple machines,
  including a laptop with wireless, and networking has always worked out
  of the box.
 
  --
  Brett W. McCoy -- http://www.brettwmccoy.com
  

 You're right, that is strange.  My company has two Ubuntu Studio machines
 connected to our Linux cluster.  The cluster itself consists of mostly
 Debian boxen but there is a CentOS machine in there.  Some Knoppix
 machines are also sometimes coupled in.  We use fixed IP addresses which
 is a requirement of some of the back-end video rendering software we use.
 Initial setup is a bit tedious but the combined grunt of the cluster is
 formidable.

 Rich Marschall -- http://www.hydrophones.com/MAI-Audio





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Re: [Rosegarden-user] Rosegarden friendly distros

2013-02-26 Thread Brett McCoy
On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:46 AM, David Tisdell david.tisd...@gmail.com wrote:

 I am glad to hear that the networking problem seems unusual. I tried
 UbuntuStudio 3 separate times and had networking issues every time which
 didn't exist with the same version of regular Ubuntu. That experience
 steered me away from Ubuntustudio. It seems like it is the only DAW distro
 that has had real staying power. Others have been around for 1 or 2 revs and
 died or there has been a very long gap between updates.

Ubuntu Studio 3? Must have been a very old version, since 10.04 or so
it has become a very solid and musician friendly distribution. It's up
to 13.04 right now (I am still on 12.04 LTS), and essentially
maintains full compatibility with plain Ubuntu. as they are all
released together.

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it would overturn the world.
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Re: [Rosegarden-user] Rosegarden friendly distros

2013-02-26 Thread David Tisdell
Thomas had it correct, 3 separate times

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Brett McCoy idragos...@gmail.com wrote:

 On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:56 AM, Thomas Sattler tomsatt...@gmail.com
 wrote:
  Ubuntu Studio 3? Must have been a very old version
 
  Uh  no, that's not what he wrote.  He wrote that he tried Ubuntu
 Studio,
  and he tried it three separate times.  If I read it correctly.

 Yep, you're right, I misread it.

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Re: [Rosegarden-user] Rosegarden friendly distros networking

2013-02-26 Thread k-12


This networking topic just cought my eye. For whatever it may/maynot be worth 
I've been using this D-Link usb wifi transceiver that seems to work out of the 
box with several distros 

http://www.dlink.com/ca/en/home-solutions/connect/adapters/dwa-131-wireless-n-nano-usb-adapter

there's a slightly larger newer version available too. The driver I think is 
r8712u. I bought several of the buggers when they came out so as to have a 
standardised interface for all my destktops/laptops and sofar I'm VERY happy 
with it.

- UbuntuStudio
- Debian
- OpenSuse
- not sure about some of the others that I use much less frequently (hardly 
ever)

It gives me the added ability to instantly and physically disconnect by just 
pulling it or to use it on any computer. It is usually auto detected and when I 
have any problem I just pull  reinsert to reset everything. 

HTH


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Re: [Rosegarden-user] Rosegarden friendly distros networking

2013-02-26 Thread David Tisdell
Cool. Thanks for the info!

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 10:36 AM, k...@trixtar.org wrote:



 This networking topic just cought my eye. For whatever it may/maynot be
 worth I've been using this D-Link usb wifi transceiver that seems to work
 out of the box with several distros


 http://www.dlink.com/ca/en/home-solutions/connect/adapters/dwa-131-wireless-n-nano-usb-adapter

 there's a slightly larger newer version available too. The driver I think
 is r8712u. I bought several of the buggers when they came out so as to have
 a standardised interface for all my destktops/laptops and sofar I'm VERY
 happy with it.

 - UbuntuStudio
 - Debian
 - OpenSuse
 - not sure about some of the others that I use much less frequently
 (hardly ever)

 It gives me the added ability to instantly and physically disconnect by
 just pulling it or to use it on any computer. It is usually auto detected
 and when I have any problem I just pull  reinsert to reset everything.

 HTH



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