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VMware and jack

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Joined: 06/14/2013

I have Ubuntu running on VMware. Hydrogen runs on this set-up with ALSA drivers. Will jack work with VMware? When I try to start jack with qjackctl, I get the following messages:

15:04:46.289 Patchbay deactivated.

15:04:46.329 Statistics reset.

15:04:46.381 ALSA connection change.

15:04:46.403 D-BUS: Service is available (org.jackaudio.service aka jackdbus).

Cannot connect to server socket err = No such file or directory

Cannot connect to server socket

jack server is not running or cannot be started

15:04:46.411 ALSA connection graph change.

15:05:31.425 Statistics reset.


Any idea what the problems is ?


Joined: 03/30/2010


I have no idea about any jack issues with vmware, but i can only recommend that you ask the question again at the jack mailinglist, i'm quite shure that the jack devs can help you more, since this seems to be a pure jackd problem.

thijs's picture
Joined: 04/20/2010

i have used jack in virtualbox

it works, but dont expect to get low latency (at all)