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Linux in a Nutshell

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aconnect

aconnect [options] [sender] [receiver] aconnect [options]

Like its GUI relative alsa-patch-bay, aconnect connects ports in MIDI hardware and software to route events, similar to running patch cables between different mixers and synthesizers in an all-hardware audio system. aconnect is part of the ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) system.

Options

-d,--disconnect

Undo the connection described.

-e,--exclusive

The connection being created must be exclusive: the sender and receiver ports may not connect to any other port.

-i,--input

List all input (sender) ports. This flag is used without any other arguments or flags.

-o, --output

List all output (receiver) ports. This flag is used without any other arguments or flags.

-r, --real queue-name

All events processed through this connection get new timestamps from the named real-time queue. The receiving port must have access to, and use, the real-time queue.

-t, --tick queue-name

All events processed through this connection get new timestamps from the specified tick queue.

-x, --remove-all

Cancel all connections. This flag is used without any other arguments or flags.


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