[LAU] Distorted sound

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Wed Dec 9 17:57:37 CET 2020

Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> writes:

> On Wed, 9 Dec 2020, David Sumbler wrote:
>> The Messages tab of QJackCtl shows that jackd is running, but it
>> doesn't report anything extra when Qtractor is started.  Yet on my
>> Ubuntu machines, QJackCtl knows automatically when I start Qtractor.
>> Any ideas why QJackCtl doesn't seem to know what's trying to connect
>> through it?
> only few things I can think of:
>  - Jackd is running as a different user
>  - Jackd is not running as the "default" server
> 	(or Qtractor is set for something else)
>  - jackd or Qtracktor is running as "sandboxed" application
> (sandboxed, like snap or flatpack)
> Things to check anyway

Could be a sample format mismatch, like interpreting a stereo track as
mono.  That would likely already occur on import to Qtractor.  When
recording new tracks within Qtractor, do they sound similarly distorted?

David Kastrup

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