[pulseaudio-discuss] does pulseaudio provide API for accessing USB MIDI keyboards?

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 08:13:56 PDT 2015

20.03.2015 23:04, Andrew Kelley wrote:
> My understanding of how to access USB MIDI keyboards on Linux is to use
> one of these:
>   * ALSA
>   * JACK
> But pulseaudio sits on top of ALSA, and maybe the user does not have
> JACK installed. Does pulseaudio provide an API for accessing USB MIDI
> keyboards?

No. PulseAudio only deals with sampled sound, not MIDI.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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