Ardour Segmentation fault- won't start at all!

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at
Sun May 29 20:30:36 UTC 2011

On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Alexandros Bitoulas <albitoulas at>wrote:

> Hello to everyone!
> I am using Kubuntu 11.04 (fresh install, added single audio packages
> needed)
> on my pc where I have been able to work perfectly with my guitar (rakarak
> and
> record in ardour with generic kernel) until some days ago.
> However, since the last two days I cannot start Ardour! AFAIK, I haven't
> done
> something that could cause this problem. From the terminal I get only this
> output.
> alex at Kubuntu-pc:~$ ardour2
> Ardour 2.8.11
>   (built using 7387 and GCC version 4.5.1)
> Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Paul Davis
> Some portions Copyright (C) Steve Harris, Ari Johnson, Brett Viren, Joel
> Baker
> Ardour comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions; see the source for copying conditions.
> Segmentation fault
> alex at Kubuntu-pc:~$
> I searched on the internet and haven't found something about it...I don't
> even
> know with what it could be related with or what caused it!
> I want to note that everything else works perfectly (Jack, Rakarack).
> Could somebody provide some help, guidelines or any information? Does
> anyone
> has/had the same proble with Natty?
> Thank you all in advance,
> Alex
try reinstalling ardour... there should be an .ardour2 directory in your
/home, try moving or renaming it and see if that fixes it...

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