Native Instruments Software and Akai MPC software

Trying to run subject software on OS. the following is provided:

  Kernel: 5.13.19-204-tkg-muqss x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
  parameters: intel_pstate=passive
  root=UUID=8f916e51-b3d8-45ab-b38c-42bae4ba4fea rw [email protected] quiet
  splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
  systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 loglevel=3
  Desktop: Xfce 4.16.0 tk: Gtk 3.24.29 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm 4.16.1
  vt: 7 dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
  Type: Laptop System: Apple product: MacBookPro8,1 v: 1.0 serial: <filter>
  Chassis: type: 10 v: Mac-94245B3640C91C81 serial: <filter>
  Mobo: Apple model: Mac-94245B3640C91C81 v: MacBookPro8,1 serial: <filter>
  UEFI: Apple v: date: 06/13/2019
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 44.0 Wh (96.9%) condition: 45.4/62.9 Wh (72.1%)
  volts: 12.3 min: 10.9 model: SMP bq20z451 type: Li-ion serial: N/A
  status: Full cycles: 455
  Info: Dual Core model: Intel Core i5-2415M bits: 64 type: MT MCP
  arch: Sandy Bridge family: 6 model-id: 2A (42) stepping: 7 microcode: 2F
  cache: L2: 3 MiB
  flags: avx lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 18357
  Speed: 1761 MHz min/max: 800/2900 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1761 2: 2285
  3: 1981 4: 1643
  Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled
  Type: l1tf
  mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT vulnerable
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
  Type: spec_store_bypass
  mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp
  Type: spectre_v1
  mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional,
  IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling
  Type: srbds status: Not affected
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
  Device-1: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics
  vendor: Apple driver: i915 v: kernel bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:0126
  class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: Apple FaceTime HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
  bus-ID: 1-2:3 chip-ID: 05ac:8509 class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter>
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.13 compositor: xfwm4 v: 4.16.1 driver:
  loaded: intel unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa display-ID: :0.0
  screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3200x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 847x286mm (33.3x11.3")
  s-diag: 894mm (35.2")
  Monitor-1: LVDS1 res: 1280x800 hz: 60 dpi: 112 size: 290x180mm (11.4x7.1")
  diag: 341mm (13.4")
  Monitor-2: HDMI1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 81
  size: 600x340mm (23.6x13.4") diag: 690mm (27.2")
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 3000 (SNB GT2)
  v: 3.3 Mesa 21.2.4 compat-v: 3.0 direct render: Yes
  Device-1: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio
  driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:1c20
  class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: Native Instruments Maschine MK3 type: USB
  driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus-ID: 1-1.3.2:8
  chip-ID: 17cc:1600 class-ID: fe01 serial: <filter>
  Device-3: TEAC Model 12 type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio
  bus-ID: 1- chip-ID: 0644:805f class-ID: 0103 serial: <filter>
  Device-4: Focusrite-Novation Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen.) type: USB
  driver: snd-usb-audio bus-ID: 2-1.2:4 chip-ID: 1235:8211 class-ID: 0102
  serial: <filter>
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.13.19-204-tkg-muqss running: yes
  Sound Server-2: sndio v: N/A running: no
  Sound Server-3: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no
  Sound Server-4: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
  Sound Server-5: PipeWire v: 0.3.39 running: yes
  Device-1: Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57765 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe driver: tg3
  v: kernel port: N/A bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 14e4:16b4 class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp2s0f0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Broadcom BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n vendor: Apple AirPort Extreme
  driver: wl v: kernel modules: bcma bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 14e4:4331
  class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Apple Bluetooth Host Controller type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
  bus-ID: 1-1.1.3:11 chip-ID: 05ac:821a class-ID: fe01
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 1 state: down
  bt-service: enabled,running rfk-block: hardware: no software: yes
  address: <filter>
  Local Storage: total: 2.73 TiB used: 18.6 GiB (0.7%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital model: WDS100T2B0A
  size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B
  speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 90WD scheme: GPT
  ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 type: FireWire model: RAID size: 1.82 TiB
  block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B type: N/A serial: N/A
  scheme: MBR
  ID-1: / raw-size: 931.26 GiB size: 931.26 GiB (100.00%)
  used: 18.6 GiB (2.0%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 260 MiB size: 256 MiB (98.45%)
  used: 562 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
  ID-3: /home raw-size: 931.26 GiB size: 931.26 GiB (100.00%)
  used: 18.6 GiB (2.0%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 931.26 GiB size: 931.26 GiB (100.00%)
  used: 18.6 GiB (2.0%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 931.26 GiB size: 931.26 GiB (100.00%)
  used: 18.6 GiB (2.0%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 50 (default 100)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 15.54 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
  dev: /dev/zram0
  System Temperatures: cpu: 89.0 C mobo: 0.0 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
  Processes: 284 Uptime: 39m wakeups: 2 Memory: 15.54 GiB
  used: 3.91 GiB (25.2%) Init: systemd v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers:
  gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 12.0.1 Packages: pacman: 1501 lib: 402 Shell: Bash
  v: 5.1.8 running-in: xfce4-terminal inxi: 3.3.08

Any help would be great. I have hardware I wish to use. I want to have a stronger audio production studio that I can hook up midi gear and use VST instruments in good daws like Protools, Reaper, etc, Help! I just switched OS and completely cleaned my Mac now I'm running this OS.

What exactly are you asking here? "How do I do audio production on Linux?" If so, that's an incredibly wide question, and really something you should research rather than expecting someone here to magically provide a tutorial specific to your use-case.

Otherwise, start here: Professional audio - ArchWiki


i guess there are no workarounds.

I've been researching, but have not found a way to; for example, run software licenses like iloc for Akai's MPC Software which is only capatable on windows/Mac OSs. I figured there would have been someone who already had is question and found a solution. Again, I am brand new with linux and I choose Garunda based on the information I was able to find. Thanks for even responding.

Then Garuda is probably not for you. It's best for experienced Linux users who at least understand the terminology.

What leads you to believe it will run in Linux? Did you read an article, wiki, google search? What?
You said, "based on the information I was able to find." What information--specifically?

There are actual Linux distributions that specialize in A/V production. Why not go with one of them?


Thank you for the response. That is now what I am doing.
Thanks for all the support.

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