When I watch a movie in vlc and I fast forward or backward the sound suddenly becomes very creaky, it sounds hollow and scrambled, after a few minutes it goes away.

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10. and before that I had xubuntu, then I had the same problem. totem works fine.

Does anyone have any idea how I can fix this?

Greetings mies

  • Does this apply to all files you are trying to play back? What hardware do you use? How is the CPU load during this event? Please edit your question to answer. – LiveWireBT Oct 27 '12 at 12:51

This fixed it for me:

Edit the file /etc/pulse/default.pa.

Replace the line:

load-module module-udev-detect


load-module module-udev-detect tsched=0

Restart your computer.

  • he Karolsojko, thanks for your response, it was very useful, it totally fixed it. greetings mies – mies Oct 28 '12 at 8:57

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