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Old 08-11-2006, 01:24 PM   #1
The Redneck
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Audio is distorted


Hey one and all,

I have started using linux suse 9.0 and found that when I play my music, it sounds a wee bit distorted (sometimes a lot bit distorted). It all plays fine on windows so I know it is not my speakers or sound card or anything. Any ideas?

THNX

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Old 08-11-2006, 02:27 PM   #2
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You gotta give a few clues ... What soundcard, what application to play music, do you know if you have alsa installed?
 
Old 08-11-2006, 05:55 PM   #3
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One thing you can do is go into your sound volume controller and turn down the PCM a tad. Then you can turn the Main all the way up and not have that horrid distortion.
 
Old 08-12-2006, 09:51 AM   #4
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I agree with benjithegreat98, probably just got the mixer turned up too high. I keep the master volume in alsamixer at 85% as anything higher just results in all sorts of distortion until the volume setting in whichever app is turned down. 80% is probably better as I still get some distortion when apps have their volume maxed and the Master level is at 85%.
 
  


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