"Making music on Linux used to be something for masochists.
Luckily this is long something of the past, as nowadays lot's of
cool Linux software and compatible hardware is available to
"Laptops for music are a blessing. And better versions of Linux
make no-hassle music production easier and more powerful –
and new netbooks make it cheap and ultra-portable, too.
"Linux-based music making became especially cool with Ubuntu
– the combination of a polished, mature Linux distribution
with a newly-updated real-time kernel for low-latency audio makes a
promise for professional grade production for hobbyists.
"If you like ubuntu and like making digital music you should
definitely take a look at Indamixx's Transmission."