Re: MIDI-to-USB on Debian?
- Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:13:17 -0500
- From: Cindy-Sue Causey <butterflybytes@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: MIDI-to-USB on Debian?
On 2/13/18, Cindy-Sue Causey <butterflybytes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2/13/18, Doug <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 02/13/2018 04:00 PM, Nicholas Geovanis wrote:
>>> Does anyone have a MIDI-to-USB adapter they could recommend for Debian
>>> and/or linux?
>>> This is just for a point-to-point connection from a Yamaha keyboard to
>>> a laptop. Software on the laptop remains undetermined, probably some
>>> combination of Rhythmbox, CSound, Supercollider and god knows what
>>> else. Thanks......Nick
>> Look for a PS2 to USB adapter. I have one that allows me to plug an IBM
>> model M keyboard into a Dell laptop, and it works perfectly. (No
>> manufacturer's name on it--it just says
>> "Made in China" like so much else these days.
> Newegg has them, too, in varying prices. Both male and female
> directions on their various separate offerings. Am even looking at a
> pic for a dual PS/2 funneled into one USB connection.
> How good they are, I don't know, but I've been using a 99 cent VGA to
> DVI-I adapter for almost a year with no obvious ill effects...
Sorry about that. Apparently, just don't buy your... mouse there.
Or super cheap caged USB fans, either, long as I have to do this. Two
arrived crushed because of lousy wrapping.
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