As soon muse cannot start, it couldn't only output
errors on the shell but also in the UI.
Perhaps somthing like
ťThe realtime soundserver Jackd is not running. Please
start it before running muse.Ť
ťmuse cannot access /dev/rtc. Maybe you should set
the muse binary as suid root.Ť
Reason: Most normal users do not start programs from
within a shell window, so they simply will notice that
muse doesn't start instead of getting a hint what's
I know you'd like to invest your worthy time in
something more important, but from a users point of
view some info windows would be really helpful.