new to Ubuntu Studio

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at
Mon Jan 28 20:45:07 UTC 2013

On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:38:43 +0100, jack wallen <jlwallen at>  

> Hello all!
> I just joined this list and am about to embark on using Ubuntu Studio.  
> I'm
> a long time Linux/Ubuntu user, but now do a lot of audio recording
> (specifically, audio books).
> I'm migrating from Ubuntu 12.10 because of a horrible issue with
> pulseaudio I hope will not rear it's ugly head in Ubuntu Studio. The  
> issue
> is the dreaded "skipping" problem.

Haven't heard of it. What does it do?

> Currently I have the Live version running (and waiting to pull the  
> trigger
> until I have a bit more information).
> Has anyone experienced the dreaded skipping in Ubuntu Studio? I'm using
> the onboard Intel graphics chip with an i5 processor. I plan on  
> installing
> the 64bit version.
> Also -- and I'm sure this is a touchy subject -- does it cause any issue
> if installing either Unity or GNOME 3?

No particular issues. Higher CPU on anything that does more graphic  
acceleration. gnome-shell is probably a bit easier than Unity.

> Thank you so much for any information you can offer.
> Jack

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