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Alternate software MIDI synth in Linux
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Posted on Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 16:18 IST (last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:29 IST)
apt-get installcommand. Additionally you must download at least one SoundFont to use with it. Just search the web for some free SoundFonts (you might want to download a GM-compatible one for portability). Like all software synth, fluidsynth is also fairly resource hungry and will eat up plenty of CPU cycles. However, it's a good option for those who don't have hardware MIDI and still want to use SoundFonts.