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Guitar
Packages for playing with your (virtual) guitar gear

Packages which might be useful when playing guitar, adding guitar effects to your audio streams and / or editing notation and tablature for your guitar music.

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Guitarix
Rock guitar amplifier for Jack
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Guitarix is a rock guitar amplifier for the Jack Audio Connection Kit with one input and two outputs. It provides one JACK input port and two JACK output ports. It is designed to produce nice trash/metal/rock/blues guitar sounds. Controls for bass, treble, gain, compressor, tube selector, distortion, flanger, freeverb, crybaby (wah), etc are available.

Guitarix comes with a GTK+ interface and as Ladspa and LV2 plugins.

Gxtuner
Tuner for Jack
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A simple, small and lightweight guitar/bass tuner for jack. Gxtuner comes with a analogue like interface (scale), show the tune (char) and the accumulated frequency (Hz).

It's a break out of the guitarix tuner module.

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Jack-capture
program for recording soundfiles with jack
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With this program you can record any sound which is played via jack.

jack_capture allow you record to all formats supported by sndfile. (wav, aiff, ogg, flac, wavex, au, etc.)

Jconvolver
Convolution reverb Engine for JACK
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Jconvolver is a Convolution Engine for JACK using FFT-based partitioned convolution with multiple partition sizes. It can execute up to a 64 by 64 convolution matrix (i.e. 4096 simultaneous convolutions) as long as your CPU(s) can handle the load.

Mustang-plug
control Fender Mustang amplifiers
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PLUG was originally created as a Linux replacement for Fender FUSE software for Fender Mustang guitar amplifier. Its Qt4-based graphical interface allows one to control the amplifier and effect stages of all Mustang amplifiers from I to V.

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Rakarrack
Simple and easy guitar effects processor for GNU/Linux
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Rakarrack is a guitar effects processor for GNU / Linux simple and easy to use but it contains features that make it unique in this field of applications.

Currently it contains 17 effects:

  • Linear Equalizer
  • Parametric Equalizer
  • Compressor
  • Distorsion
  • Overdrive
  • Echo
  • Chorus
  • Phaser
  • Flanger
  • Reverb
  • WahWah
  • Alienwah
  • Harmonizer
  • NoiseGate
  • Musical Delay
  • Cabinet
  • AutoPan/Extra Stereo

Rakarrack integrates a tuner and a MIDI converter. It can also be handled by an external MIDI controller. The settings designed by the user can be stored in presets and these presets can be used to create banks of effects.

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Frescobaldi
LilyPond sheet music text editor
Maintainer: Ryan Kavanagh (Anthony Fok)
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Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music editor. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use. Frescobaldi is Free Software, freely available under the GNU General Public License.

Features:

  • Powerful text editor with syntax highlighting and automatic completion
  • Music view with advanced Point & Click
  • MIDI player to proof-listen LilyPond-generated MIDI files
  • MIDI capturing to enter music
  • Powerful Score Wizard to quickly setup a music score
  • Snippet Manager to store and apply text snippets, templates or scripts
  • Use multiple versions of LilyPond, automatically selects the correct version
  • Built-in LilyPond documentation browser and built-in Frescobaldi User Guide
  • Smart layout-control functions like coloring specific objects in the PDF
  • MusicXML, MIDI and ABC import
  • Modern user interface with configurable colors, fonts and keyboard shortcuts
  • Translated into Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Russian, Spanish, Galician, Turkish, Polish, Brazillian Portuguese and Ukrainian.

Music functions:

  • Transpose music
  • Change music from relative to absolute and vice versa
  • Change the language used for note names
  • Change the rhythm (double, halve, add/remove dots, copy, paste) etc.
  • Hyphenate lyrics using word-processor hyphenation dictionaries
  • Add spanners, dynamics, articulation easily using the Quick Insert panel
  • Update LilyPond syntax using convert-ly, with display of differences

In order to use lyric hyphenation, please install your languages' appropriate hyphenation packages, e.g. hyphen-fr for French, hyphen-ca for Catalan, etc.

Frescobaldi is designed to run on all major operating systems (Linux, macOS and MS Windows). It is named after Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), an Italian composer of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque period.

The package is enhanced by the following packages: rumor
Lilypond
program for typesetting sheet music
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LilyPond is a music typesetter, an automated engraving system. It produces beautiful sheet music using a high level description file as input.

LilyPond supports many forms of music notation constructs, including chord names, drum notation, figured bass, grace notes, guitar tablature, modern notation (cluster notation and rhythmic grouping), tremolos, (nested) tuplets in arbitrary ratios, and more.

LilyPond's text-based music input language support can integrate into LaTeX, HTML and Texinfo seamlessly, allowing single sheet music or musicological treatises to be written from a single source. Form and content are separate, and with LilyPond's expert automated formatting, users don't need typographical expertise to produce good notation.

LilyPond produces PDF, PostScript, SVG, or TeX printed output, as well as MIDI for listening pleasures. LilyPond is exported from the RoseGarden and NoteEdit GUIs, and can import ABC, ETF and MIDI.

LilyPond is part of the GNU Project.

 Authors: Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@cs.uu.nl>
          Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke@gnu.org>
The package is enhanced by the following packages: frescobaldi python-ly python3-ly
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Musescore
Free music composition and notation software
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MuseScore is a free WYSIWYG music score typesetter for Linux, licenced under GNU GPL. Features:

  • WYSIWYG, notes are entered on a "virtual note sheet"
  • Unlimited score length
  • Unlimited number of staves per system
  • Up to four independent voices per staff
  • easy and fast note entry with mouse, keyboard or midi
  • integrated sequencer and FluidSynth software synthesizer
  • import and export of MusicXml and standard midifiles (SMF)
  • platform independent code for Linux, Windows and Mac
  • Automatic part extraction and transposition
  • Chord symbols
  • Swing and shuffle playback
  • and much more...
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Stretchplayer
Äänitiedostosoitin äänen keston ja sävelkorkeuden muuttamisella
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StretchPlayer toistaa äänitiedostot ja mahdollistaa äänen keston muokkaamisen (vaikuttamatta sävelkorkeuteen), tai toisinpäin voit muuttaa sävelkorkeuden (vaikuttamatta kestoaikaan). Tämä toimii jopa suoraan kuunneltaessa musiikkia.

Varoitus: tämä paketti sisältää kehitysversion (mahdollisesti epävakaan), joka on tarkoitettu ainoastaan testattavaksi.

Tuxguitar
Multitrack guitar tablature editor and player (gp3 to gp5)
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TuxGuitar is a multitrack Guitar tablature editor and player. It can open GP3, GP4, and GP5 files and exports in MIDI and PDF.

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Gtrex - wnpp
Guitar Exerciser
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Guitar Exerciser helps guitar players develop their skills

Guitar Exerciser is a commandline program that randomises scales and tonalities for the beginner to advancing guitarist.

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