Browsing Tag : software

LinVST : a Linux VST converter

Adam Monroe’s upright bass

I was recently working the walking bass on the jazz standard “I’m beginning to see the light”, recorded as MIDI within Ardour, a free DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software.

I started using the default midi instrument rendition of Ardour, set on “jazz guitar” : it works, but the rendition is poor. I then started looking for a good VST for a contrabass rendition. We must face the facts : all the good rendition plugins are built for Windows or Mac !

And then I found this gem…


VIM multi-line edit

I always struggle with vim’s multi-line edit (without using dedicated plugins).

Here is a selection of the different commands I use.


Installing Manjaro on an Asus Zenbook Duo

Manjaro 20.0.3 (gnome3 version) Asus Zenbook Duo UX481F First impressions Huge surprise when booting the USB live version of manjaro : the second screen is immediatly recognized with its touchscreen capability, as are wifi and bluetooth. During the 10 minutes I wasted doing the windows init (which I haven’t even finished), the system fans were active and annoyingly audible (I don’t know if they were at max speed though).