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February 18, 2008

Tuning the Guitar on Linux

Filed under: FOSS,Linux,Music — mifan @ 6:36 pm

Unfortunately, the manual tuner for my guitar ended up with one of my guitars, so I had to look for something to tune the other acoustic one. And hey presto, Linux to the rescue again :). GtkGUITune is an application to tune guitars: it obtains the note played via the mic interface and shows the frequency measurement: And unlike other methods, the measurement is shown in 1/10th of a second. So all you have to do is to tune your guitar to match your required notes/frequencies.
GTKGuiTune Home Page

GTKGuiTune

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5 Comments »

  1. Thank You ! 🙂

    Comment by Guitar-Player — April 27, 2008 @ 10:10 am | Reply

  2. Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation 🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Silkworm.

    Comment by Silkworm — June 19, 2008 @ 12:59 am | Reply

  3. Something i ve been waiting to hear 🙂 Thanx for the Post.

    Comment by Marvin — November 18, 2008 @ 9:19 am | Reply

  4. Something I ve been waiting for. Thanx for the post.

    Comment by Marvin — November 18, 2008 @ 9:22 am | Reply

  5. After searching for online guitar tutorials, I was thinking that there must be something in linux to tune a guitar. You came up as #1 hit.

    As well as gtkguitune I found k3guitune fmit lingot

    Comment by Ken Fallon — December 11, 2011 @ 4:17 pm | Reply


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