asked Mar 22 '16 at 20:34 by klmns (41)


Hey there, i recently installed bitwig on my machine (xubuntu 14.04, komplete audio 6, with jack already working). Everything seems to run, no error messages from bitwig or jack but obviously bitwig isn't connected to jack (bitwig isn't shown in jacks connection matrix and any changes on the jack audio setup in bitwig seems to have no effect). I also ensured, that the packages recommended in are installed properly.

Addtionally, i can't select any other audio devices in bitwig like alsa.

I would appreciate your help.

best regards

I contacted the tech support a few days ago and they gave me the hint that the problem is probably caused by the old packages which are used in (x)ubuntu 14.04, especially jack1. They were right. I was sure that I installed jack2 but since QJackCtl in 14.04 depends on Jack1 I was basically having both versions of Jack installed on my system. However, the solution for me was to remove all Jack related packages, reinstall Jack2 only and to download and install the latest version of QJackCtl. Now BWS and Jack2 are running like a charm.


answered Apr 13 '16 at 21:45 by klmns (41)

I have the exact same problem on Ubuntu Studio 14.04. Jack works with other software, but bitwig does not register as a Jack client. ALSA does not work either. It seems something was broken in the last few updates from bitwig.


answered Apr 07 '16 at 11:51 by anderso (31)

Having the same bug on Debian 8, after hours of debugging, I have found the following package was needed but not explicitely required by the 1.3.9 (which was the case for 1.3.0). So install it:

sudo apt-get install libxcb-icccm4

answered Apr 16 '16 at 18:00 by yomguy (41)

edited Apr 16 '16 at 18:02

thx yomguy!

this package was not in the dependencies of the bws.deb


answered Aug 06 '16 at 15:18 by metasymbol (11)

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