StartCom Linux has released a add-on CDROM, called StartCom MultiMedia Productivity, that adds music recording capabilities to Linux.
The software is meant to be installed in addition to the StartCom distribution, StartCom MultiMedia Edition. The additional CD comes with a autorun installer and a advanced set of audio and video manipulation programs.
The MultiMedia Productivity CD lets you transform your Linux system into a productive Music Recording Studio by using your existing hardware (a soundcard is required) and the provided set of applications. It includes ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) drivers for most soundcards, Jack Audio Server for advanced application interaction, Audacity and Ardour Recording Studio, 24 Track Midi Sequencer, Hydrogen Drum Machine, various Synthesizers and Samplers for Sound Manipulation. A set of Video editing tools are also included, including Kino and Cinelerra, enhanced by filter applications, camera capture tools and more.
StartCom MultiMedia Edition can be downloaded free from the SmartCom site.