Some cool audio stuff for Debian

(I was a kind of impolite in not mentioning any detail about the packages I asked for sponsors in my previous post. Sorry about that. Here I’ll try to summarize what kind of stuff I’m currently trying to push into Debian)

Rakarrak is a nice guitar effects processor for GNU/Linux. An ITP was opened about Jul/2008 with no progress since then. I’ve quite often used this software and it seems to be pretty stable – at least in a i386 system.

Tapiir is a simpler one. It provides a high quality real-time delay/feedback effects which can be useful for any kind of audio output. This software used to be maintained by the Debian QA group. It was orphaned few months ago, removed from the archive and now I’m working to have it back again. I’ve talked to the upstream and he has agreed to have Tappir maintained in collab-maint git repository.

Hey, both support JACK 🙂

(See Rakarrack git browser)
(See Tappir git browser)



  1. Posted March 26, 2009 at 03:22 | Permalink

    Please upload a tapiir screenshot:

    You might also want to join the multimedia team:

  2. Posted March 27, 2009 at 15:19 | Permalink

    Fantastic news! I’ve looked at Rakarrak in the past, but couldn’t get the tarball installation working. So I’m very much looking forward to this. Thank you.

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