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Version: 112144 (mandriva - 01/05/08)

Section: 1 (Commandes utilisateur)


linuxsampler - modular, streaming capable sampler


linuxsampler [OPTIONS]


LinuxSampler is a modular, streaming capable sampler. The sampler is designed as backend, that is server-like console application. You will need a frontend application like QSampler or JSampler to control the sampler and manage sampler sessions. Or you have to send LSCP commands manually to the sampler e.g. by using telnet or netcat.


Print command line help and exit.
Print version information and exit.
Output benchmark messages on the console. This reflects the current efficiency as abstract BogoVoice count which is something like a theoretical limit of the amount of voices which can be rendered in the given scenario. It does not include all aspects of the sampler, that's why this value is usually higher than what you really can achieve on your box. Also note that this value is as well dependant on what instrument patch you are using and what you are playing. For a compact synthesis core benchmark, independent from drivers and instrument files, you might want to use the one coming with the sampler's source files instead (directory "benchmarks" of the source files).
Disable assembly optimizations. Usually the sampler will detect CPU specific features like MMX and SSE at runtime and use an appropriate assembly optimized code in that case. With that switch you can disable this feature and force the sampler to skip the assembly optimizations at runtime.
Output voice and disk stream count periodically on the console.
--lscp-addr IPADDRESS
Defines IP address on which the LSCP server should listen to (default: any).
--lscp-port NUMBER
Defines TCP port on which the LSCP server should listen to (default: 8888).
--create-instruments-db FILE
Creates a database file with the given filename which can be used by the sampler's instruments database system to maintain the user's collection of instrument libraries. When this argument is given, the sampler will just create the instruments DB file and exit.
--instruments-db-location FILE
Overrides the location of the database file, which the sampler shall use for its instruments database system (default: /var/lib/linuxsampler/instruments.db).




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Written by Christian Schoenebeck <>