GTick is a Linux metronome application written in GTK+. It offers a lot of features and options such as rhythm management, volume adjustment, etc. This application is very useful, especially, when you don't own a real metronome.
- GTick Installation
For a Debian-based distribution (Ubuntu, for instance), install GTick by running this command via the terminal (Applications >> Accessories >> Terminal):
sudo apt-get install gtick
For other distributions, you have to download sources from the official website, then run this command via the terminal:
tar xfvz gtick-*.tar.gz
- GTick Use
To launch GTick, open Applications >> Sound & Video >> GTick, or simply run this command via the terminal:
Concerning the use of Gtick, you will note a button labeled Tap that is once clicked, it allows to give the tempo by pressing the spacebar.