How to fix the weird Skype noises on Raring? It sounds completely distorted.

I tried a guide from askubuntu.com so it ruined my pc so I reinstalled Ubuntu but how do I fix the weird noises?

Here it is: Skype and VLC sounds sizzle/distorted/bad

  • You're going to have to be much more specific. What guide did you follow? What does this weird noise sound like? When does this weird noise start? When does it stop? Remember, please edit this information into your question. Thanks. – Seth Jun 14 '13 at 1:23
  • It sounded distorted and it was the guide on here askubuntu.com/questions/157891/… (firwst answer) – samgabbay Jun 14 '13 at 11:47

Edit /etc/pulse/default.pa and add tsched=0 to the line load-module module-udev-detect

sudo gedit /etc/pulse/default.pa
                     load-module module-udev-detect tsched=0
                     load-module module-detect tsched=0 

Save and restart pulseaudio

$ pulseaudio -k
$ pulseaudio --start


It should look like this

load-module module-udev-detect use_ucm=0 tsched=0
### Use the static hardware detection module (for systems that lack udev support)
load-module module-detect tsched=0
  • will it be safe for me to do cause the last time i did that it ruined the bloop when i pressed volume up – samgabbay Jun 14 '13 at 11:48
  • yes it is 100 % safe, don't worry .. – Qasim Jun 14 '13 at 12:16
  • Worked for me after a restart on a Thinkpad W510 running Ubuntu 13.04. Sound was playing fine for VLC locally and same with YouTube on Chrome and Firefox. Just was having lots of issues doing a Google hangout/phone call, all is well after this solution! – Elijah Lynn Sep 1 '13 at 16:51
  • Worked for me on Ubuntu-Mint as well... Any explanation on what is going on? Thanx though! – ntg Apr 19 '14 at 16:14
  • @ntg not too much just blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/sound-on-intel-811b – Qasim Apr 19 '14 at 16:17

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