Linked by Filippo Pappalardo on Wed 14th Apr 2004 07:36 UTC
Multimedia, AV I wanted to write something about the great progress being carried on linux as OS of choice for a professional Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) since a long time. With the inclusion of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) into the 2.6 kernels, time has come to extend my experiences to all of you.
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@ryan, re: plugins.
by Chris Metzler on Wed 14th Apr 2004 17:18 UTC

reverbs, compressors, EQs, and other assorted plug-ins are essential. ARe there any?

Yes. Lots of really yummy native plugins ( http://www.ladspa.org/ ), as well as several projects (at various levels of robustness) that allow you to use some VST plugins as JACK clients.