FreeBSD multimedia

blubee blubeeme gurenchan at
Fri Oct 27 02:13:16 UTC 2017

For instance is it possible to use Alsa/OSS to control midi keyboards and
link synths and DAW gether without Jack running?

On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 9:47 AM, blubee blubeeme <gurenchan at>

> I wanted to wrap my head around a few things.
> Typically music tools on Linux and FreeBSD uses Jack to connect up all the
> devices.
> The question is do you have to use jack? At first I liked jack because I
> can connect up all the things with the pretty GUI and connections but
> setting up Jack seems a bit cumbersome.
> Can I work with just OSS and Alsa and still do all the typical stuff midi,
> connecting devices together?

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