No sound in Audacity, but got sound everywhere else

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Tue Mar 31 09:40:40 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 11:20 PM, Charles Kanavle <charles at> wrote:
> My Dell E1705 runs Kubuntu 8.04 just fine... until I try to edit
> sound with Audacity. I come over from Adobe Audition, but have to
> keep returning to it because when I try to play the timeline on an
> audio track Audacity, I get the travelling cursor and visual
> indication of play mode, but no actual sound in the speaker. Other
> programs produce sound just fine during the same session.
> Has any one else had a similar probrem?
> Thanks all...
> Charles

Is the sound settings in Audacity right for your hardware? ALSA
Default is probably the best choice for playback.

/ Jonas

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