[linux-audio-user] Command line tool for sending SysEx to a syhtn?

Michael Schnurpfeil m_schnurpfeil at rosenberger.de
Thu Sep 21 09:39:36 EDT 2006

Am Donnerstag, 21. September 2006 13:33 schrieb Ismael Valladolid Torres:
> I've seen SysExxer and it looks very nice. Unfortunately it's not
> packaged for Debian and as I'm a Gnome user I feel a bit boring
> installing KDE libs for compiling.
> Is there any straightforward command line tool for sending SysEx to my
> synth?
> If the answer is *no* then I'll go for SysExxer.
> Cordially, Ismael
you can use amidi from the alsa-utils.
type 'amidi -l' to find out where your synth is connected. you may see 
something like this:

  Device    Name
  hw:0,0    M Audio Delta 1010 MIDI
  hw:2,0,0  your_synth

with 'amidi -p hw:2 -s preset1.syx' you can send sysex to  your synth.


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