Ubuntu skype sound distortion with 10.10 Meerkat Maverick 10.10

Sorta regret having updated to 10.10. New problems arising the most annoying of which is that skype now distorts its sound becoming scratchy and hard for the ears. I have tried opening through terminal, as advised in some posts, which helps (but not all the time) but would love to know how to comple ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion in games.

all, i'm an incondicional fan of linux. i've recently dropped windows to ubunto, i've already tried before some distros like gentoo, suse, mandrake, kubuntu, edubunto but i'm stable with ubuntu now.I've a little problem, in games like Glest or Hedgewars i have sound distortion but when i close the g ...

Ubuntu Sound Distortion

there, I'm a new user of Linux, having installed it for the first (successful) time yesterday on my home computer.I got everything up and running and managed to find Rhythmbox and proceeded to load my music collection (99% mp3), which didn't work too well. Eventually I managed to install the mp3 cod ...

modprobe /etc/modprobe.d/linux-sound-base_noOSS

I am a relitive noob, but threw caution to the wind and tried upgrading my debian sarge kernel to 2.6.12 in order to get the sound going. Everything seems to be well with it execpt that every time i log in with the new kernel i get this error repeatedly as the system loads.Warning modprobe /etc/modp ...

Ubuntu Trying to understand linux sound devices and record sound

OK, asking this again in beginners talk as I don't think I'm putting enough information in to get an answer when I ask elsewhere.I am trying to understand how sound works in linux, specifically in Ubuntu with my laptop. Now to my, probably naive, view my laptop has a soundcard, a speaker and a micro ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion/popping with Amarok

I'm getting some really awful sound distortion/popping with Amarok when playing mp3. No other application does this (Dragon, Audacious, Audacity, SMplayer). I'm not using PA just plain Alsa and whatever Kubuntu Karmic uses as a sound server. Anyone having similar problems with Amarok? Is there a way ...

Ubuntu sound stopped working -purged linux-sound-base etc nothing

using Jaunty 9.04 64bitAll was working fine. * Installed ubuntu-restricted-extras to have java in firefox & the sound died (as far I know didn't make any other changes) * uninstalled ubuntu-restricted-extras - no sound* played with sound settings trying different drivers had intermittent success ...

Ubuntu Sever Sound Distortion

Hi, I am having some problems with sever sound distortion. It sounds like my speakers are blown, but obviously they arnt.Volume does not affect this issue, nor does the level in alsamixer. It didnt use to happen, im running ubuntu 8.10 and it may have come with a recent update. I used to play music ...

Ubuntu Webcam not working under Skype 2 for Linux

everyone ! Since few days ago I've been using Ubuntu , but I have a little bit of a trouble and I am seeking for help . I installed Skype 2 for Linux and all the additional stuff .. I solved all the troubles with the audio playback, I can take photos with EasyCam, it works also with xawTv and Ekiga ...

Ubuntu MacbookPro6,2 hda-intel sound distortion

I fixed this once, but can't remember nor find the solution again. I'm using Kubuntu Maverick. 2.6.35-28 kernel.Sound is distorted when playing high pitched sounds. I think the solution last time was by adding a line to /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf. BUT adding options snd-hda-intel model=mbp55 at ...

Ubuntu What's a good linux sound card?

I just did a search on newegg for a linux sound card and I only came up was this one:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16829130001Right now I use the ALSA drivers with an integrated Nvidia sound card but if getting a sound card with good Linux drivers would take care of my sound pro ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion, quirky high peek frequency sound

1. Sound distortion, i.e. there comes a quirky high peek frequency sound, short, with ab. 30sec. intervals when I watch live TV.2. The tuner card don't tune in on channel no.1, which I put in as starting channel, instead there is a "snow-blizzard" and I have to press a arrow key to get a c ...

Ubuntu Linux sound programming tutorial

I've been struggling with the poor documentation of ALSA, so I decided to start writing a much needed tutorial on Linux sound (MIDI and digital audio recording/playback).The tutorial is divided into numerous sections. So far, only the "Play MIDI using ALSA rawmidi" section is done so far. ...

Ubuntu Skype + Logitech Quickcam Audio Sound Problems

I'm sure anyone who uses Skype under Linux knows how terrible it is. They seemed to have just put out a shotty version for Linux and called it a day.This leads to plenty problems, including mine, one which a lot of people also seem to have. Since I can't find any real decent information on fixing th ...

Windows Problem -- Linux sound

Issue #1:I was having some troubles with an application under windows (im dual booting btw), and decided to do a system restore to 2 days ago to see if that would rectify the problem.Well, now I can't boot in windows... It keeps asking me how I want to boot (safe mode, last known good config, normal ...

Linux Sound??

I can so far find Nothing whatsoever that will allow me to easily play a wav sound in a console app in linux. It's like I have to create my own audio player to play a half second clip of a cat meowing. Does anyone have any experience? I'd really appreciate it. ...

Skype issues w/ Linux?

Anyone know how well these headsets work for Linux?Skype Phone - Skype Headset - Skype Web Cam - Skype WiFi Phone - AccessoriesCompatibility issues? ...

c-media ac97 onboard sound distortion problem

I was using c-media AC97 onboard audio on my PC (running xp) without any problems - until I installed a new sound card so that I could use it's game port for a joystick. After installing the new card I retained the c-media AC97 drivers as the default for sound (I only needed the joystick). Problem n ...

Trying to install Skype on Netbook, Linux Linpus

HII've been trying to install Skype on my new Netbook using Linux linpus but cannot get it to work...I downloaded several software programs but fedora asks for a root password aqnd I have no idea where to get it from whilst another software program says ther are some dependences missing. Can anyone ...

Ubuntu Skype and 8.10 sound problems

I just installed Skype on 8.10 but am having problems testing out the sound. Does anyone know what the settings in Skype options - sound devices - should be? It's a Dell Studio laptop, brand new Intel Core2Duo. Integrated webcam seems to be working OK.It did look from the Skype website that 8.10 is ...

Need some advice (linux sound programming; C)

I plan on writing a audio program under linux using C. The program should read a continuous input sound stream, and output that very stream, but with a slight delay (delayed auditory feedback). I have done quite a lot of program under linux and I'm very well acquainted with C. I can use file descrip ...

Ubuntu skype phones for linux

I know this one seems to be one of the easiest things to google, but almost everything I found seems to be quite dated. So my question is, do skype phones usually work with linux? Any downsides? Any recommendations? ...

Ubuntu Internal mic doesn't work in skype, but works in "sound recorder"

I checked many forums threads on this, including most especially this one:http://www.uluga.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1274503&page=2But my mic is not working in skype.I tried to use the padevchooser utility to "Switch Stream" on the running skype process, but the option to ...

Ubuntu Skype / No incoming call sound.

I'm having a problem with Skype. Whenever someone calls me, the incoming call popup shows up, but I can hear no sound playing. Further, if I go in Options/Notifications and try to test the incoming call event, I'm having the same problem.The .wav file exists and Skype can play it back. I have tested ...

Ubuntu Skype Intermittently Stops Its Sound Connection

On my Acer laptop, I have Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS and a static version of the Skype Beta 2.1, specifically version 2.1.0.81. I recently made the upgrade to it from an earlier version because I needed to have the screensharing feature to work. Previously Screensharing from others was showing up in a tiny w ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion in yo frankie

I have installed yo frankie (it's a good game)I play for a bit ,the sound works normally,but then after a few minutes,there is some really bad distortion.My sound work normally most games work fine.i found people with the same problem but no solution. ...

Ubuntu webcam mic in skype makes a horrible sound

hii'm trying to get skype to work in ubuntu 9.04, it used to work in previous versions of ubuntu. infact it's not that skype does not work entirely it's actually just the mic that is not working properly. i can get video to work, and i can hear other people. but all they hear from me is a terribly l ...

Ubuntu audacious sound distortion

I'm using this version.2.6.27-11-generic #1 SMP Wed Apr 1 20:57:48 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/LinuxYesterday anything that I play with audacious started sounding distorted. I did not change anything at the time. Eg, mp3 files. If I play them with any other player they sound fine.Does anyone know what is caus ...

Ubuntu Massive sound distortion

So, I recently started using Ubuntu (aka within 6 months) and this is a brand new problem that I have never dealt with before. At first I was having problems playing sound from .mkv and .mp4 files (I was using VLC player). Files that used to run fine, now play without any sound at all. Then sound at ...

Ubuntu Mic doesnt work in Skype, but System Test & Sound Recorder

I'm new to this Ubuntu netbook remix, and just installed UNE on my Acer Aspire One ZG5 machine, After that, I installed Skype (http://www.webupd8.org/2010/05/install-skype-from-official-ubuntu-1004.html)I made a Test Call, and I cannot hear myself (or very quietly), I tried "System Testing ...

Ubuntu Best Linux sound card?

I'm having a hard time finding a new sound card that meets all my requirements. I don't care about the sound card features. Something simple is fine, the drivers/compatibly is most important. Can you guys give me some suggestions? What I'm looking looking for:Cost: Less than $40Fully functional 32 a ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion and annoying boot messages

When I boot I get the following errors (Errors found by using dmesg | grep alsa):May 29 00:19:56 hplappy kernel: [ 47.799470] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-generic/sound/alsa-driver/pci/ac97/ac97_codec.c:2061: AC'97 1 does not respond - RESETMay 29 00:19:56 ...

Ubuntu Recording Skype calls with Audacity....sound is too fast/compressed

I gave up trying to record with skype-rec because there was no output files no matter what I tried. I gave this a shot (http://porpoisehead.net/hi/?q=node/23) with some success.Audacity will record fine up until the moment I place a call. Then the sound recorded is not normal; sounds like quickened ...

Ubuntu no linux sound effects

i don't know if this is just the point of the latest linux but when i worked with the previous ones and i opened a directory a sound was playing, thats gone? is that linux or my pc, also at certain programs there is no sound output... ...

Ubuntu Sound Distortion

There is some wierd distortion with multiple sounds on my computer. I have not had this problem until about 2 days ago. The startup sound is really bad, some of my music the same issue and the sounds in Gaim are doing the same thing. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Linux Sound Card

So I am looking for a sound card that has good linux support. I want to spend ~ $50 ...

Ubuntu Only thing holding me back from linux~ sound!

Or lack there of. ):I think it's because it doesn't detect my card~ I did the terminal comand to check my hardware and the sound card was not listed.The card is verrry old~ The only things I know about it are what was written on the card:CrystalCX4235-XQ3ZTAYKE9946ALF119230And that's all. ): I'm ver ...

Ubuntu Linux & Sound Cards

I am contemplating upgrading from on-board sound to a PCI sound card, in conjunction with getting some new amplified speakers.Creative seem dominant and are priced, imo, reasonably given they often get received well by the tech press. The thing that gets me wondering though is i have come across a n ...

Ubuntu What is a good $30 linux sound card?

I am looking to buy a $20-$30 sound card for my desktop. The integrated sound sucks and I want to pick up a cheapish sound card. I will be hooking it up to a 2.1 speaker setup so I don't require 7.1 support or anything. My only real requirement is that it has good, easy, working drivers for linux. A ...

Ubuntu Sound distortion

I have Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper). There is distortion in all of the sounds. It is not the speakers (I know because I listened to some sounds with headphones and it was the same), It is not my account in Ubuntu because it does the same thing in all of my accounts, and it has to be Ubuntu because when ...

Ubuntu Skype Updates its Linux Page Finally After 8 Months...

Skype has finally updated its linux page, here: http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/This is just a news update, so please don't start a skype vs wengophone war and please don't be like "who cares? skype sucks and its way behind its windows development, and plus its proprietary"I know ...

Ubuntu Let's request skype video for Linux

I read in the news (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10280416) today that Skype is offering video conference for Windows platform. I went to the online Skype support and sent an email to them requesting them to include the video conference facility in Linux version also. I would request all Ubuntu and Li ...

2ndary HD Sound Distortion Problem

It have a Dell D3000 CPU. I installed a secondary samsung SP0802N hard drive. I thought the problem stemmed from the new speakers i purchased but after troubleshooting i discovered that the problem only occurs with the adding of the additional HD. The speed is slow when i try to open files/folders. ...

Linux Sound

I have been researching how to get my SB live 5.1 card to actually work as it is supposed to in Mandrake 10.1, only to find myself with unacceptable rear speaker output. Is there a card that actually performs as it is supposed to in Linux (Without serious Technical Knowlege). Any help would be appre ...

installed Linux, sound problems

I have just installed Mandrak 10.1, but i cannot get the sound to work. I have a Sound Blaster Audigy which it seems to have found alright, do I need to do something else?Could anyone recommend a program to use MSN and Yahoo Messenger? ...

Ubuntu Linux Sound Architecture

I am using Ubuntu. I want to know that how can I check Ubuntu's sound architecture nad the modules present in kernel related to sound architecture. ...

linux sound on built in nVidia

I am trying to get the sound running on my Emachine T3092 tower . this is "lspci"'s description of the chipsetCode: ...

linux sound question

Hellocan you recommend software to test/troubleshoot the sound on Fedora8 box? (especially not GNOME or KDE bound since I don't have those) ...

Linux Sound

I'm running Knoppix 3.7 on my hd and I have a Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit sound card. The problem is the two don't like each other. I've installed the Alsa driver, libraries and utillities. ...

Linux sound

there is there anyway to get my terratec Phase 22 to work under linux as terratec do not supply any linux drivers.I would like to use linux if i could overcome this problem.Is there some sort of emulation or something i could use.Also what do you need to get online with aol in a linux setup.Windows ...