Download the Debian package for an easy installation of jOrgan. Download the package and install it with a mouse double click:
Alternatively you can use the following command:
dpkg -i jorgan.deb
Java 6 is required for jOrgan, the package default-jre will automatically be installed as a dependency of the jOrgan package.
apt-get install default-jre openjdk-6-jre
If your distribution doesn't do it automatically, you have to change the default Java implementation for all programs with the following command:
update-java-alternatives -s openjdk-6-jre
To start it explicitely use the following command in a terminal:
The jOrgan package configures snd-virmidi to be loaded automatically on startup of your system. For this it adds an entry to /etc/modules.
To configure Midi routing you'll need an addional package aconnectgui:
sudo apt-get install aconnectgui
Further information is available in the Linux Midi Howto.
On Linux the JRE needs wikipedia:ALSA to support wikipedia:Midi. The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture provides audio and Midi functionality for the Linux operating system. It is included in all current Linux distributions.
The Linux Audio Users Guide gives a good introduction for those who are struggling with audio on Linux.
The JACK Audio Connection Kit is a sound server daemon that provides low latency sound connections.
Install JACK from your package manager or the command line:
sudo apt-get install qjackctl
This install includes the JACK GUI interface which allows to configure JACK (and as a matter of fact, ALSA Midi routing too). }}