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Old 10-26-2004, 11:02 PM   #1
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Audacity is not working


Audacity is not working. It records but it is not picking my mic up. My mic does work. I can here it over the computer. The gain, mic volume, etc are all up. But Audacity is not working. It is looking in /dev/dsp for both playback and recording. Is that right?

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Old 10-27-2004, 06:31 AM   #2
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sounds fine... i'd guess that you've not tuirned up the recordng volume? this vloume for a mic is a different setting to the playback mic volume remember...

it's and odd state of affairs when a members signature is longer than the post.
 
Old 10-27-2004, 06:54 AM   #3
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it's and odd state of affairs when a members signature is longer than the post.

Yes this is true, but it is an amusing signature.

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Old 10-27-2004, 07:10 AM   #4
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is it? maybe i would've laughed when i was 13... probably not
 
Old 10-27-2004, 12:57 PM   #5
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is it? maybe i would've laughed when i was 13... probably not
Ouch, lol. Good thing I decided against that knock knock joke

I checked both volumes and they seem to be set correctly. I am lost as to what the problem is. I have a Sound Blaster Live that I have used with audacity before, it should work now. I will play around with it. For now at least I can boot into XP and use the win version of audacity.

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Old 10-28-2004, 09:47 PM   #6
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Should the path be changed to something else? I added the Sound Blaster Live card and disabled the intergrated one(AC/97.) But I installed Mandrake 10.1 Commercial after that and it picks it up fine with everything else. The path now is /dev/dsp. Audacity plays .wav files so it is working, at least in that area. It should be working with Audacity.


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Old 11-14-2004, 08:12 AM   #7
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Need Help With Audacity

I need to get rid of windows only thing stopping me is the fact i use Goldwave for editing mp3's! I noticed alot of posts about using Audacity, looks just what i need. I installed the rpm available off suse ftp server. I am getting an error when attempting to start up:

# (audacity:7723): Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkaccellabel.c: line 213 (gtk_accel_label_new): assertion `string != NULL' failed

# (audacity:7723): Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkmisc.c: line 210 (gtk_misc_set_alignment): assertion `GTK_IS_MISC (misc)' failed

# (audacity:7723): Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkcontainer.c: line 947 (gtk_container_add): assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed

# (audacity:7723): Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkaccellabel.c: line 399 (gtk_accel_label_set_accel_widget): assertion `GTK_IS_ACCEL_LABEL (accel_label)' failed
# Segmentation fault

Has anybody got any ideas?

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Old 11-14-2004, 08:37 AM   #8
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craigs80, if you have a new problem, please start a new thread next time.

either way... segmentation faults are nasty... that could be anything really. normally in "stable" software it's library mismatches, where the software expects to be able to use external functions that aren't there, things like that. segfaults can also come from duff hardware or 1000 other places. The best plan of action is to run the program insider a debugger and catch what was happening when it died. so try this (bearing in mind that i ususally get the syntax wrong!)
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gdb /path/to/audacity
run
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bt
this should tell you what library caused it. if that narrows it down, best try to ensure ou update everythign involved. you might also like to compile the software yourself, then libraries shoulodn't be able to mismatch.
 
Old 11-19-2004, 11:54 PM   #9
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Ok, I decided to try audacity again. Still nothing. This is what I have for my sound card. I am wondering if I update the driver if that will help. Does all of this look good below? The sound card is picking up the mic, but audacity is not registering it. I have all the recording volumes and lines active. Nothing. I would really like to use Audacity or any one for that matter. I also installed XOwave and it is saying there is no audio card. Something isn't right. Also I have no idea where to find an updated driver for my Sound Blaster Live. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


Identification
Vendor: ‎Creative Labs

Description: ‎SB Live! (audio)

Media class: ‎MULTIMEDIA_AUDIO

Connection
Bus: ‎PCI

Bus PCI #: ‎0

PCI device #: ‎8

PCI function #: ‎0

Vendor ID: ‎4354

Device ID: ‎2

Sub vendor ID: ‎4354

Sub device ID: ‎4106

Driver
Module: ‎snd-emu10k1

Alternative drivers: ‎audigy, emu10k1
 
Old 11-20-2004, 12:35 AM   #10
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you just have something wrong in the bizzarro and ever confusing alsamixer
remember there are severteen thousand setting in there.
possibly post the output from
amixer
and someone can tell whats wrong
 
Old 11-20-2004, 01:01 AM   #11
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I am not sure where to start. There are a lot of settings in AlsaMixer. The mic is checked to record. What should I look for.

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