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Old 02-13-2015, 11:50 PM   #1
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sound distorted


I've install Debian 7.8.0 on my Toshiba laptop
Several issues, but I'll submit them one-by-

system sound is badly distorted: i.e. the login jingle
is hardly recocogniable. However Kaffeine will play
CD's very nicely.
 
Old 02-14-2015, 03:17 AM   #2
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Is sound distorted in a head phone also?
 
Old 02-14-2015, 06:34 AM   #3
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Check your output levels -- make sure they are not above 0dB (100%) as this will cause clipping.
 
Old 02-14-2015, 08:13 PM   #4
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Solved!
The problem was the master volume control was set too high.
Surprising, since I had not changed this, the volume controls
were set for Wheezy ages ago.
 
  


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