I'm need to record a program that has sound to put together training material for work, so I decided to download SimpleScreenRecorder for the job.

I was able to record video seamlessly but the audio was messed up. I could hear the audio of the program but there were screeching and static noises over it. I thought maybe I left my mic connected to the computer and that was the source of the problem but the mic wasn't connected.

I started messing with my audio settings (NO idea what I did) and now I can only record video.

I installed PulseAudio and it confirmed that no sound is being recorded.

The audio entry in SimpleScreenRecorder is set to ALSA Default source. I did mess with those settings and now I know it was a stupid thing to do, so I changed it back to default but I still can't record audio.

If anyone could please help me figure out what's happening it would be great. I use Ubuntu because of my job so I'm not very well versed in it, but I can follow basic instructions in order to get more info.

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, audio adapter HDA-Intel - HDA Intel, it that helps.

Thank you in advance!


Some info HERE

Make sure the audio device is Pulse

Try this Pulse Audio Volume Control HERE

PulseAudio info HERE

Try uninstalling and reinstalling, open terminal and enter:

sudo apt-get purge simplescreenrecorder


sudo apt-get install ppa-purge


sudo ppa-purge ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder


sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder


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