[pskmail] Re: Strange behaviour of pulse audio on Lubuntu 12.04...

  • From: Franco Spinelli <frspin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:11:17 +0200

2012/6/4 Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> I have been experimenting a lot with audio on Lubuntu 12.04.
> On the laptop I use the internal sound card with alsamixer,
> and there are no issues with jpskmail 2.0.x.
> On the new 4-core desktop machine I use pulse audio,
> and I have spent hours to get the DSP to decode properly.
> First it looked like an audio level problem, and it was very
> difficult to set the levels correctly. Until I noticed that the
> waterfall looked different when I was running pavucontrol,
> the pulse audio level controller...
> It turned out that when I leave pavucontrol running, the problems are gone.

I will confirm this on  my EeePC under Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity, Unity2d,
Gnome Classic and Lubuntu interface).

Now I am using Oracle/Sun Java machine (which use Alsa and not
Pulseaudio) with better results

Franco Spinelli

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