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76 NAME="REQUIREMENTS">1.4. Requirements</H1
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82 >Software</P
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88 >required</P
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94 >The Linux Operating System (Version &gt;=
95                     2.0) or FreeBSD</P
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99 >glibc2 (pthreads).</P
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103 >XFree86 (with DGA DirectMouse
104                     support). Note that XFree86 Release 4.0 has a bug
105                     resulting in broken DirectMouse support. This has
106                     been fixed by the XFree86-Team with Release 4.0.1
107                     available from your distribution or the 
108                     <A
109 HREF="http://www.xfree86.org"
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111 >XFree86
112                       homepage</A
113 >.
114                   </P
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118 >The Gimp Toolkit: gtk+ (&#62;= 1.2.5) - Version 2 of gtk+ is
119                     supported, too. If your distribution doesn't provide
120                     a current version of gtk+ get it from the 
121                     <A
122 HREF="http://www.gtk.org"
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125                       homepage</A
126 >.
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131 >LADSPA - the Linux Audio Developer's
132                     Simple Plugin API. Get it from the
133                     <A
134 HREF="http://www.ladpsa.org"
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136 >LADSPA homepage</A
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142 >a compiler
143                     (gcc)</P
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149 >optional</P
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154 ><P
155 >                   <A
156 HREF="http://home.sprynet.com/~cbagwell/sox.html"
157 TARGET="_top"
158 >sox</A
159 >
160                     for enhanced audio file support</P
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163 ><P
164 >                   <A
165 HREF="http://www-ti.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de/~hippm/mpg123.html"
166 TARGET="_top"
167 >mpg123</A
168 >
169                     for mp3 support</P
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172 ><P
173 >                   <A
174 HREF="http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/"
175 TARGET="_top"
176 >ogg123</A
177 >
178                     for Ogg Vorbis support</P
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186 >Hardware</P
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192 >An OSS compatible soundcard
193                 capable of stereo output. This includes
194                 <SPAN
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196 ><I
197 CLASS="EMPHASIS"
198 >all</I
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200
201                 <A
202 HREF="http://www.alsa-project.org"
203 TARGET="_top"
204 >ALSA-driven</A
205
206                 soundcards as this enhanced audio device interface includes support for
207                 the OSS API.</P
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211 >A good clean mouse and pad, a good X-Pointer
212                 setup.</P
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218 >A note on performance: terminatorX is known to run
219         satisfyingly on pentium-class systems (or above of
220         course). Increasing the number of turntables or plugins will of
221         course require more performant systems.</P
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