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Skype and VLC sounds sizzle/distorted/bad

Clean installed ubuntu 12.10 x64, at first skype was working well, but lately I have crackling noise, the video conversation not understandable, thus echo sound test sound just like that. Of course horsing around with blog suggestions, nothing works. Any suggestion?

marked as duplicate by Eliah Kagan, fossfreedom Jan 5 '13 at 9:53

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I had the same problem, and although there were some bug-reports in the past about driver issues, i was now able to solve the problem by installing PAVU-control (Pulse Audio Mixer Control) or Alsa-mixer, and playing around adjusting some settings.

It may be worth a try.

  • I have been expecting specific solution, regarding skype crackling noise. Is Ubuntu know this issue? Any update? Or kick ass to MS? – Laci Bacsi Dec 19 '12 at 18:03

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