Accessible midi recording / music writing using Linux

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sun Jul 29 20:20:28 UTC 2018

You can also try Lilypond for notation. 

Devin Prater
Assistive Technology Instructor certified by World Services for the Blind
JAWS certified 

> On Jul 29, 2018, at 10:10 AM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> Check Rosegarden.
> For the rest check theses but add to that Bitwig that has a Linux version,
> ZorinOS will be limited since we could say it's forked twice from
> Debian, it mean a long time for updates and maybe issues, the closer
> to a main distros you are, sometimes doing things yourself may be far
> better, spoon feeding just make users that flee at the first issue
> that could not really be one sometimes, users should learn how to
> install their drivers and so on to be able to select any distro they
> want ...
> 2018-07-29 6:52 UTC−04:00, Linux for blind general discussion
> <blinux-list at>:
>> Dear al,
>> My name is Pavel Vlček, I am from Czech republic. I am using all known
>> platforms. I have a small Usb midy keyboard, Novation Launcher key mini
>> v2. It includes some software and synthesis instruments, but it is for
>> Mac and Windows only. What I want? I want to use this keyboard with some
>> Linux and midi sequencer, and / or notation software. I know, how to use
>> midi recording / music writing with Frescobaldi 3.0 midi input, but this
>> soft is unable to play tones during playing by usb midi keyboard. So,
>> Can you please recommend me some accessible sequencer for Linux and what
>> distro is best for using it? I bought Zorin os, because it has all
>> configured for jack server, but it uses software from Ubuntu 16.04 and
>> this software is old for me. The good property of the sequencer will be
>> Lilypond export if it is possible.
>> Thanks,
>> Pavel
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