Introduction to libmikmod

libmikmod is a sound library capable of playing audio samples as well as tracker modules. Supported module formats include MOD, S3M, XM, IT, MED, MTM and 669.

Package information

libmikmod dependencies

Installation of libmikmod

Install libmikmod by running the following commands:

sed -i -e "s/VERSION=10/VERSION=11/" \
       -e "s/sys_asoundlib/alsa_asoundlib/" \
       -e "s/snd_cards/snd_card_load/g" \
       -e "s|sys/asoundlib.h|alsa/asoundlib.h|g" \ &&
autoconf &&
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make &&
make install &&
chmod 755 /usr/lib/

Command explanations

sed -i -e ...: This increments the package micro version and also modifies the ALSA header search routine so that the package properly discovers the ALSA library.

autoconf: This generates a new configure script, required because of the changes to


The libmikmod package contains libmikmod-config and the libmikmod library.



libmikmod-config provides version information, compiler and linker flags to programs that utilize libmikmod.


libmikmod provides the functionality that is required to play various tracker module files.

Last updated on 2005-02-14 08:12:36 -0700