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As the title reads, after recording audio, and pressing the stop button, audacity freezes. This doesn't appear to happen all the time, but when it does I terminate Audacity and then recover project upon reopening.

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Try to start audacity from terminal with this command export PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 && audacity . Is still crashing ? –  NikTh Aug 2 at 15:06

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Here are some general tips you may want to have a look at first. Make sure you have the latest version of Audacity, enough memory, etc.: http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/tap040-10-tips-for-how-to-keep-audacity-from-crashing/

If that doesn't help, look in to the known bugs for the current version of Audacity and see if anyone has found a workaround. This one seems similar to what you are experiencing, but maybe not exactly the same: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audacity/+bug/792549

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I had this happen to me, too. Are you using qjackctl? If you are, there is a menu in the top left corner of Audacity. It will say ALSA. Change it to Jack Audio Connection kit and you should be good. Jack Audio Connection kit

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