[LAU] Alternative to audacity for simple non-jack recording?

Arve Barsnes arve.barsnes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 15:58:27 UTC 2011

On 12 September 2011 13:26, Arve Barsnes <arve.barsnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 September 2011 13:14, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 7:12 AM, Arve Barsnes <arve.barsnes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks for the hints. I'll try to fiddle some more with audacity,
>> as several people have noted, it would be much better to fiddle more
>> with arecord first.
> Really? I was under the impression that if one of them didn't work,
> none of them would? I'll check it out nonetheless, thanks Paul.
Indeed, arecord at least gave me the error that put me on the right
track. It seems it was a bandwidth problem because of my USB hub (even
though it's 2.0). I plugged it into a USB port connected directly to
my motherboard, and now arecord records from it just fine. Now to try
the same with audacity and figure out if it is capable of stereo or

Thanks for the help everyone!


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