timidity question

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Thu Mar 10 15:18:13 UTC 2022

Thank you Kyle! I have all those you said but just no sound. I can play 
other sound files except midi.

On Thu, 10 Mar 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 09:41:25 -0500
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: timidity question
> You need a soundfont in order to play sound. You should have a configuration 
> file either in /etc/timidity/timidity.cfg, /etc/timidity/timidity++.cfg, 
> /etc/timidity++/timidity.cfg, /etc/timidity++/timidity++.cfg, 
> /etc/timidity.cfg or /etc/timidity++.cfg. In whatever of those files you 
> have, you should have a line that looks like
> soundfont /usr/share/soundfonts/something/sf2
> You will need to uncomment this line if it's commented out, and point it to 
> the soundfont you want to use. Most distributions have the Fluid soundfonts, 
> so your line may look like
> soundfont /usr/share/soundfonts/FluidR3_GM.sf2
> If you have others, you can use whichever one you like, just be sure that you 
> point the soundfont line as above to the file you want to use. I like to have 
> several different soundfonts for various pieces of music. So I have several 
> lines similar to this, and I like to uncomment the line I want to use and 
> leave the comments on the rest of them.
> ~Kyle
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