hearing my microphone/making podcasts
kg.kristoffer at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 05:03:55 UTC 2015
I've searched a lot, ank that I found something here.
I'm not sitting with a Linux computer at the moment.
Can you test this for me so I know if this works?
It would be nice to know if this works Before I search more.
Also I've read about something called jackaudio.
Do you Think that this thing works?
2015-07-23 6:42 GMT+02:00, Kristoffer Gustafsson <kg.kristoffer at gmail.com>:
> How do you use alsamixer as a blind user then?
> I'm using a braille display.
> I used it, and I had to guess what I was doing all the time.
> I've read that some cards doesn'tt support the hardware solution.
> How much delay do you thing I will get with the software way?
> So much as I get in windows?
> There I got such a delay/echo that I Went cracy.
> 2015-07-23 3:19 GMT+02:00, Joel Roth <joelz at pobox.com>:
>> Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>>> I would like to do some Linux podcasts.
>>> to do that I want to record the things from my soundcard.
>>> And I also want to get the sound from my microphone into my headset so
>>> I can hear what I'm doing, and get that recorded at the same time.
>>> Have you done such a thing Before?
>> Hi Kristoffer,
>> Even the cheapest built-in soundcards can be used for
>> recording and playback under Linux.
>> Live monitoring depends in some part on the abilities of
>> your soundcard.
>> Hardware monitoring, if your soundcard supports it,
>> will let you hear what your microphone picks up without
>> delay. However this function must be turned on.
>> Software monitoring is where an audio app captures the sound
>> and streams it to the soundcard output. In that case there
>> may be some latency--a small audible delay--between input
>> and output.
>> You can control soundcard mixer levels, and possibly turn on
>> hardware monitoring with amixer (see 'man amixer'). I'm more
>> familiar with alsamixer, which uses ncurses.
>> The ALSA sound libraries come with command-line recording/playback apps
>> aplay and arecord.
>> For more featureful audio production, you may like to
>> investigate Ecasound, a flexible and powerful application
>> capable of multitrack recording, or Nama, a digital audio
>> workstation based on Ecasound. By default, Nama mixes its
>> audio sources (live, prerecorded) and sends them to the
>> soundcard output.
>> Ecasound is probably packaged for your distribution.
>> Nama can be installed using the 'cpan' or 'cpanm'
>> perl software installers.
>> These are all terminal-friendly applications.
>> If you use orca or other accessibility software, you may
>> be able to use GUI apps such as Audacity.
>> Here is an older-but-still-useful guide to audio production
>> on Linux for blind users.
>> 1. http://ltsb.sourceforge.net/index.html
>> And the author's own website.
>> 2. http://juliencoder.de/
>> Note: The above assumes a vanilla linux system with ALSA. If
>> you have pulseaudio installed, you will need to learn to PA
>> way to do things, remove it, or disable it using pasuspender
>> ('man pasuspender').
>> The best resource for audio on Linux is the Linux Audio
>> Users mailing list. Ecasound and Nama also have their respective
>> Hope this helps.
>>> Kristoffer Gustafsson
>> Joel Roth
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