Author Archives: Kristian Amlie

Lessons learned with Dropbox and UnionFS-FUSE

I’m an avid user of Dropbox, and also of the fantastic layered filesystem UnionFS-FUSE. However, I found that they don’t work well together. Whenever I tried to mount a unionfs folder somewhere where Dropbox could see it, Dropbox would seemingly … Continue reading

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Followup to my first RSI article

I wrote a followup to the first article about my RSI recovery. It looks at some of the things I experienced after my recovery, and where I am at now. Read My RSI recovery eight months later.

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Jack2DSSI version 0.2 is released

A new version of Jack2DSSI, version 0.2, has been released. For those not in the know, Jack2DSSI is a DSSI plugin that can host Jack audio clients inside it. It adds several fixes and compatibility options to make it even … Continue reading

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Jacktube bugfix release

Jacktube v0.31 is out, which is a bugfix release, and it should be much more stable thanks to this. Check it out at the Jacktube homepage.

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Introducing Jack2DSSI

For a long time it annoyed me that certain Jack applications in Linux did not have a plugin version, so it could not be used inside a DAW without manual port routing and launch scripts, etc. Yoshimi is one example, … Continue reading

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No more wrist problems

It’s been a long time since I last wrote about my wrist problems, or carpal tunnel problems. Well, I am happy to report that I have finally recovered! It wasn’t carpal tunnel at all, but a condition called “persistent somatoform … Continue reading

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Break out concert

For several years I have played in a band that started at my old work place, but we only played at private venues at the time. Now we are making our move into the public, and we will be playing … Continue reading

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Jacktube 0.30 is out

My carpal tunnel problems have been less severe lately and I have gotten the chance to do some coding again! I will write more about that later. In the meantime, for those who are not familiar with Jacktube, it is … Continue reading

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Introducing dssi-vst-rt

Since the original dssi-vst project seems to have halted development, I have decided to fork the project, and dssi-vst-rt is the result: A VST plugin wrapper dedicated to providing real time performance from VST plugins. I also made a more … Continue reading

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Real time Windows VST plugins in Linux

The most common plugin standard for audio is VST. The standard itself is not platform dependent, so it will work on any platform. However, in most cases, plugin authors will not bother to compile their plugins for any other platform … Continue reading

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