Ardour in Ubuntu Studio in Yakkety Daily (archived)

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This test confirms that Ardour starts and connects to JACK.

JACK must be set up and working. See the Qjackctl test case for example settings.

Start Ardour4
The "Welcome to Ardour" window opens
Click the Forward button
The "Default folder for new sessions" window opens
Choose a location to store files and click the Forward button
The "Monitoring Choices" window opens
Unless there is an external device connected that can be used for monitoring, choose the "Ask Ardour to playback..." option and click the Forward button.
The "Monitoring Section" window opens
For simplicity, choose the "Use a Master Bus directly" option and click the Forward button.
The "Ardour is ready for use" window opens
Click the "Apply" button
The "Session Setup" window opens
Give the session a name, and click the Open button
The "Audio/MIDI Setup" window opens
From the "Audio System" dropdown list, choose JACK and click "Connect to Jack", and then once Ardour reports that it is connected to Jack, click the OK button
The Ardour application opens

This test confirms that Ardour can record audio from an audio input (e.g. a microphone).

If you don't gave anything connected to an audio input that you can record, skip this test.

Select "Add Track/Bus" from the "Session" menu
The "Add Track or Bus" window opens
Ensure that the options are set to add one audio track, either "mono" or "stereo" depending on your audio source, and the Recording Mode is "Normal".
Click the "Add" button
The "Add Track or Bus" window closes and the the Audio track appears in the editor window
Click on the red dot on the "Audio" track to arm it for recording
The surround of the red dot turns pink to highlight that the track is armed for recording
On the toolbar, click on the large red dot to enable Ardour for recording.
The surround of the large red dot begins flashing
Choose "Mixer" from the "Windows" menu
The mixer window opens
Click on the Input button near the top of the mixer column for the Audio track
A menu opens
Choose Routing Grid from the menu
The Audio input routing grid opens
Ensure that the correct audio source is connected to the system capture input
Click the "X" on the routing grid to close the window
The Routing Grid closes
Make some noise/music on the audio input
The meters on the mixer should move according to the sound level
User the faders on the mixer to set a good recording level
The meters should not go into the red range continuously
On the toolbar, click the Play (triangle) icon and begin making sounds
The cursor begins moving and the track editor shows the sounds being recorded
When you have recorded enough, press the Stop (square) icon
The coursor stops, the red dot stops flashing, and a your recording is shown in yellow on the Audio track
Click the "Go to start of session" button (left triangle) on the toolbar, and then click the Play icon again.
The recorded sound plays through the monitors/speakers
Click the Stop button (square) again
The recording stops playing

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