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  • Delock 62442 remote under Linux

  • hama 52451 / VRC-1100 remote control under Linux

  • First generation Raspberry Pi (1)B/B+ as a retro gaming console

    After collecting three first generation Raspberry Pi in a drawer I was looking for suitable projects. These instructions are very short and only relevant for using a first generation Raspberry Pi B/B+ as a retro gaming console. General installation Reduce the screen resolution Overclock the Pi This should be safe but use at your own […]

  • Play piano with a MIDI Keyboard and Linux

    Play the piano with a MIDI keyboard So you bought a MIDI keyboard and just want to play the piano? An easy way to start is using a Linux distribution which is optimized for audio production. Install Ubuntu Studio Download Ubuntu Studio and install it: https://ubuntustudio.org/ Start Ubuntu Studio Configure your sound card Start Studio […]

  • Postfix with single mail adresses – Send mails from your Linux server

    This example covers three mail addresses using two different mail providers (provider1/2). Configure Postfix sudo dpkg-reconfigure postfix Set configuration to “Internet with smart host” main.cf Add the following lines to /etc/postfix/main.cf: sender_dependent_relayhost_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/relaymapsmtp_sender_dependent_authentication = yessmtp_sasl_auth_enable = yessmtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwordssmtp_sasl_security_options = noanonymouscanonical_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/canonical Configure SMTP relay server from provider Define the SMTP servers to […]

  • JJazzlab / virtual MIDI port installation under Linux

    Just enter a few chords and get a backing band to practice? Try JJazzlab. These short instructions describe how to get a permanent MIDI connection device under Linux. Unpack the archive to a location with write privileges if you like (JJazzlab can apply updates itself) Add the following line to /etc/modules:snd-virmidi Create the file /etc/modprobe.d/snd-virmidi_options.conf […]

  • Squid / Privoxy for the impatient

    Do you need a caching proxy which blocks tracking and advertising for your whole network? Here’s a quick start guide: Install Squid and Privoxy: Add the following lines to /etc/squid.conf with: Restart Squid to activate the changes. On all Clients, configure http://PROXY-IP:3128 as a proxy.

  • Yamaha MODX, Linux and DAW-Integration

    General Use MIDI Port 1 for transmission of notes, controllers and time syncing Use MIDI Port 2 as a control port to connect a DAW (MODX acts as a Mackie Control Unit) If possible, select a Mackie Control Unit as a controller using MIDI port 2 Set MODX settings for Performance/Remote to (Ableton) ‘Live’ (Works […]

  • The Yamaha MODX Music Synthesizer and Linux

    Capabilities The Yamaha MODX Music Synthesizer has a builtin class compliant audio interface which works out of the box under Linux. The audio capabilities are: Sampling rate: 44100hz (fixed) Analog outputs: 10 Analog inputs: 4 MIDI inputs/outputs: 3 Jack settings Only with the Jack audio system all 10 outputs and 4 inputs can be used […]

  • Using the Univention Corporate Server with single email addresses and Postfix

    Email for small setups with Postfix A lot of system services rely on email or integrate this service. To use the Univention infrastructure with single email addresses, the following postfix configuration can be used.These instructions describe a setup for three freemail accounts using two different providers. Do not enter the freemail domains in UCS as […]

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