Relatively new to Fedora and I am a bit confused about doing a Wine install for audio production. First, there is the choice of doing either a stock Fedora install:
$ sudo dnf wine
or choosing to do a WineHQ install. I understand that Lutris is another option, but as I am not planning on using Wine for gaming… Then there is the issue of how to ensure that the necessary 32-bit libs get installed. Thirdly, there is the issue of installing wineasio. In the .deb world KXstudio would be the answer, but I didn’t have much success with the KXstudio repo in general, which is part of the reason that I am trying to sort things out on Fedora. I have only been able to find a Reaper howto for compiling wineasio here. No .rpm packages available?
Any help would be appreciated.
Hello, you could try Fedora Jam from fedora labs and look into Ardour (daw) compatible with VST plugins, and Opensource audio production
Thanks for the reply. I have the ‘Audio Production’ groupinstall installed, which is Fedora Jam, as mentioned in the subject header. The problem is that there are Windows only apps that I need to run, that need Wine, such as ChordPulse, as shown in this video:
I installed Fedora’s Wine as a test on one computer:
$ sudo dnf install wine
Things worked as advertised, however, I did notice that there weren’t very many i686 packages that were pulled in. Neither is wine-tweaks available, nor wineasio. Hmmm.
I think WINE is the wrong way for Windows native professional Audio tools, because Wine is not an suiteable Windows/Mac replacement. The professional audio tool industry knows that and so the only way to produce real professional audio things is to use the main audio OS’s Windows/Mac and you have to pay for it, free is not the slogan in the professional audio industry. I have tried it for myself, Linux(without Mac) is not the way, too much play around and too weak in the results. I hope this will help you. Look into the real world and try to find professional studios working with free tools, that is the same like snow in the summer.
A dirty workaround, is find a packaed in a rpm Distro like OPensuse:
sudo dnf install *.rpm