[LAU] audio cd jumpy playback

Garry Ogle garry.ogle at tiscali.co.uk
Sat Aug 22 15:58:14 EDT 2009

Antanas Budriūnas wrote:
> Hello,
> this is my first post on the linux-audio-user list.
> Since 2005 I'm around linux audio and I met such a problem at first time.
> Audio playback from the Internet, HDD, USB stick is OK.
> However: ordinary audio CD plays OK first 16 seconds, then 7 seconds
> no audio, from 23 sec. plays some seconds again then stops for some
> seconds and so on.
> The same with Sound Juicer and Rhythmbox.
> System: Dell Latitude E5400, C2D P8600, 4 GB RAM, Ubuntustudio 9.04,
> Linux kernel 2.6.28-15-generic.
> I saw a bug report in launchpad.net already, however no solution yet.
> Advices or comments are welcome.
> Antanas Budriūnas

sound-juicer and rhythmbox are both Gnome programs that share a lot of 
dependencies, specifically gstreamer.
Try a player that doesn't have those dependencies. I like VLC. It will 
play just about anything. Aqualung is a good audio/cd player.
See if that works.

best wishes, G.

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