[PLUG] Help on audio recording from cassettes using sound card.

sharan rao sharanrao at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 15:59:10 IST 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 13:46 +0530, Atul Sowani wrote:
> Hi,
> Can somebody suggest me a good linux application (apart from Audacity)
> which will enable me to record from audio cassettes using sound card
> (CMI8738-6CH 6-channel PCI sound card / FM801-6CH 6-channel PCI sound
> card)? 

  KRec (KDEMultimedia)  is a good option for recording .But it does not
have the many features that Audacity has....The documentation of Krec
covers most of what one should know , to use it.

> The problem arises when I start Audacity. When Audacity starts up it
> fails to detect mixer and audio device. Earlier when I was using
> onboard audio (AC97), 

  hmm.. i used to have similar problems with audacity. Later realised
that it couldn't start up properly  whenever some daemon was running in
the background (like artsd or esd ). I killed those and it worked


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