Audacity recording choppy

altern altern2 at
Tue Apr 22 13:26:41 BST 2008

Fred Schuelzky(e)k dio:
> altern wrote:
>> Fred Schuelzky(e)k dio:
>>> Hi
>>> 	After a week and a half I finally have audacity running at least it 
>>> monitors. The recording is very choppy.
>>> 	It does record well under win xp,  but I want it to work with kubuntu.
>>> 	So far I have checked the mechanical stuff, usb cord. All 3 cords I 
>>> tried worked. Researched the Audacity forum and the Kubuntu forum. Tried 
>>> it with the rca output into the sound card, that makes a lot of noise 
>>> and nothing else. I've tried adjusting the preamp gain, I didn't see any 
>>> change there. In the software preferences under latency I have tried 
>>> different audio buffer settings.
>>> Here is my setup:
>>> Amd Semperon  1200le
>>> 1600 mzh.
>>> 1 gig ddr2
>>> Sound card Nvidia realtek ALC662 rev1
>>> KUBUNTU 7.10
>>> Numark TTXUSB turntable
>>> Audacity 1.3.3 d/l from repositories
>> i would try to use another software to record in order to see if the 
>> problems are coming from audacity or from the system.
>> enrike
> Thanks for following up my message Enrike
> 	I'm not sure of any other software that I could try as an alternative, 
> I will try and remove and reload Audacity from the rpos I might have a 
> bad copy.  The copy of windows Audacity an earlier version, and it does 
> work.

you could try gRecorder, Rezound, Ardour. gRecorder is the simplest I guess

you are not using Jack to route the audio to Audacity, are you?


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