[PlanetCCRMA] missing menu item for timidity++ "can't find it"

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Mar 11 14:12:01 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 14:29, nigel henry wrote:
> Been moaning for a while about KDE dropping Kmidi from FC2. But messing around 
> on MDK10.0 trying to get the sound working with alsa 1.06a I thought I'd DL 
> timidity++. Trying it I found it plays midi files just like Kmidi. Whoopee. 
> Right, apt-get install timidity++ on FC2. Doh. The binary is in /usr/bin. the 
> icons are in /usr/share/timidity, but I'm not sure how to access the binary. 
> Tried timidity++ at user and root on CLI. 

The program is /usr/bin/timidity, just type that in a terminal. 
"/usr/bin/timidity -h" for some help...

> Complete No-No. And absolutely 
> nothing in the menu's anywhere. Ironic really, I don't like MDK but it gives 
> a nice desktop icon for timidity and the program works, and yet on FC2 where 
> I've got all the planet stuff it's a no-go. If your reading this Fernando, 
> thanks a lot for the help in getting the planet repositories back in the 
> sources.list after the attempted dag wieers coup d'etat. Any help to get this 
> working greatly appreciated. Nigel.

Timidity++ comes with the Fedora Core distro (ie: I'm not adding it
myself). I have an updated package that I have not released yet which is
more recent and has jack support. 

-- Fernando