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I would like to record or capture audio and I've read a bit about using the AlsaMixer. I tried the settings suggested but when I click on the record button in Audacity, I get the following message (while I'm playing the music I would like to record):
"Error initializing audio i/o layer. You will not be able to play or record audio. Host error"
I also get the message:
"Error while opening sound device. Please check the input device settings and the project sample rate."
I've seen that the input device is /dev/dsp and there are no other choices. it's the same as the playback device.
In AlsaMixer, it says that it is set to Capture All.
Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that.
Kernel 126.96.36.199, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
$PATH is used to define path variables. When you type the command ' $PATH ' it will show the directories used in path. So all you need to do is verify that say if lame is at /usr/bin/lame that one of the path variables is /usr/bin.
My fault the chmod command is in /bin and not /sbin. I just perfer to use full path to commands so there is no issues when one uses su or su -.
When I had sound problems after an update, I had my husband install a soundcard that we had laying around and I installed the newest Alsa sound driver.
I just tried to record from the internet radio today and found that I can now capture sound.
I guess all it took was to have a soundcard installed rather than trying to use the "onboard" sound that comes on the motherboard.