How to Compile and Install Qtractor DAW on Ubuntu Linux

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Qtractor is an open source digital audio workstation for Linux. Here’s how to compile and install it on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install qt5-default
sudo apt-get install libqt5x11extras5-dev
sudo apt-get install jackd
sudo apt-get install libjack-dev
sudo apt-get install libasound2-dev
sudo apt-get install libsndfile1-dev
sudo apt-get install liblrdf0-dev
sudo apt-get install qttools5-dev-tools

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  1. wierd errors when i do the configure file

    checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler… no
    checking whether g++ accepts -g… no
    checking how to run the C++ preprocessor… /lib/cpp
    configure: error: in `/home/kit/Downloads/qtractor-0.8.6':
    configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check
    See `config.log' for more details

  2. Thanks for making this tutorial. I'm having this problem, though: configure: error: * JACK library not found. How do I fix it? I've followed everystep up till the "./configure" command. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.

  3. Great video. I can't understand why people have voted this video down. They probably haven't understood what this is about.

    The realtime entry in /etc/security/limits.conf is a crucial step for having flawless realtime support for your digital audio software.

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