Howto install Line6-GuitarPort in ubuntu

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Open your Terminal from Applications> Accessories> Terminal run the following commands

Install subversion using the following command

$sudo apt-get install subversion

Download the source

$svn co https://line6linux.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/line6linux

$cd line6linux/driver/trunk

First make sure you have the latest build and headers (you can check your kernel headers version using uname -r,You will atlest have version 2.6.27.14)

$sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers

Now run the following commands to install

$make

$ sudo make install

This will complete the installation

Now shutdown and restart with the guitar port (or toneport) connected and you should beable to see it in your System> Preferences> Sound

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7 thoughts on “Howto install Line6-GuitarPort in ubuntu

  1. Why not use checkinstall as it creates a deb which installed and can be removed by synaptic

    checkinstall is easy

    apt-get install checkinstall

    then instead of make install

    sudo checkinstall make install

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  2. What?!? This blog is awesome!!! I hopped onto google to find a Windows-based alternative software solution for my recently purchased line6 pocketpod and this article was sitting at the top of my gReader headlines. Thanks for the post!

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  3. Hi, excellent job. I would like to try PCBSD and was wondering if my guitarport will work on it.

    Any help is appreciated.

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  4. Sorry, but I could’nt install following this instructions. Others were wrong too.
    So, just 5 seconds before see my linux-pc flying, I wrote in synaptic’s search “line6″, and that’s it!
    The only way.
    I just want to celebrate: I’m hearing Crash Test Dummies mmmm mmm mmm .
    Thanks anyway. A lot

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