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I recently asked earlier about connecting a MIDI controller to CentOS. I've got the same problem, except now I'm backtracing to find a different way at it. I'm talking about the elusive /dev/midi file mentioned in many tutorials. Has anyone managed to install/set up said device in Linux? On my box, neither /dev/midi, nor /dev/sequencer exist,

(oh, and by the way- could someone please tag this "midi"? I don't have enough rep to do so...)

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Cricket. I eventually tried it on an Debian system and it worked perfectly.

Solution: don't use CentOS.

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Debian has many, many more packages than the RPM-based distros. If it works with linux, it'll likely work with Debian. – jweede Aug 5 '09 at 13:10

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