[linux-audio-user] Audacity error
gavin-stevens at gavmusic.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Mar 22 18:02:51 EST 2005
Thanks, but I am using Gnome 2.8 (standard with Ubuntu) & I don't have
any KDE stuff on my system (I am not a fan of KDE).
So back to square one, I'm afraid..
> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 18:25:09 -0600
> From: Jan Depner <eviltwin69 at cableone.net>
> Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Audacity error
> To: A list for linux audio users <linux-audio-user at music.columbia.edu>
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> My first guess would be that artsd or some other sound thing is
> running. Try killall -9 artsd and see if that helps. If you're using
> KDE even the stinking system beep starts up artsd.
> On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 17:52, Gavin Stevens wrote:
> > (de-lurk mode)
> > Hi all,
> > I keep getting an error when starting Audacity. It reads "There was
> > an error initialising the audio i/o layer. You will not be able to
> > play audio".
> > It then starts & works, apart from not being able to play what it is
> > doing.
> > The strange thing is that it worked fine the first time I used it (I
> > recently "rested" Debian in order to try Ubuntu, so it's a new
> > installation). Every time since then, it has shown this error.
> > Everything else seems to be working fine on the audio front: XMMS is
> > happy, MIDI is working, even Audacity is functioning, but I have to
> > play files saved in Audacity via XMMS.
> > Is there something silly that I've missed? I can't work out why it
> > would play audio once & then not subsequently.
> > Any help appreciated.
> > TIA
> > Gavin.
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