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Why is Skype Startup sound scratchy/grainy? [duplicate]

When I start Skype, the Startup sound sounds like that my speakers is going to break any time (kind of like nails scratching a blackboard). But when I go to /usr/share/skype/sounds to find the ...
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crackling sound [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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How do I fix the weird Skype noises?

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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Replacing pulseaudio with Alsa?

Because of skype sound issues I was told to replace pulseaudio with alsa. I only found a solution for Ubuntu 10.10. Does this still work for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin? Or does it still not make ...
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Strange noise in Audio

A few months ago it started the first time when I was listening to music using my headphones: The sound started to be noisily blurred, sounding like an old broken radio with bad connection. I blamed ...
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Bad sound on log-in to Skype

Every time I log in to Skype I hear a bad sound on top of the log-in sound. (I hear both bad sound and the log-in sound.) This problem has existed since I made the full install, (Skype is in my post-...
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The sound on many of my games crackles and sounds distorted

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 64bit with some USB headphones. Many of my steam games are playing with distorted sounds which seem to be a pulseaudio error. I've tried to record an example, https://www....
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Skype making high pitched noises - Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with Skype in Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to make a call or when any application sound plays, my laptop starts making high pitched noises that won't stop until I quit Skype. Do you have ...
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Broken sound with ALC269 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Dell Inspiron Mini 10)

I just bought a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 with a Realtek HD ALC269 sound card and whatever sound it produces, it's broken. If I can't fix it, will have to put it back into WinXP and my little son will get ...
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How to fix my sound issues with skype?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Lenovo Laptop, together with skype 4.2.0.11. When I use skype I can have different behavior: Microphone and Speakers work (i.e. sound in and sound out) Only ...
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Overdriven/distorted sounds with Pulseaudio [closed]

I'm experiencing some odd problems in some applications that use pulseaudio, in particular VLC Media Player and Skype. The sounds reproduced by these two application sound overdriven, distorted, as ...
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Fuzzy audio when Skype makes sound

I am having trouble getting my sound to work properly in Skype. Every time Skype makes noise, all of my audio goes crackly, including anything else that's coming from other programs, even when the ...
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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Cracked Sound In Ubuntu But Smooth Sound In Windows!

Some sound files in Ubuntu gives cracked sound, but the same files run on Windows without any problem! Why it is happening? Moreover, when I record screen captures and record sound using a microphone, ...