While trying to record some lines for
inSecurity, I ran into a
fairly annoying bug with Audacity on my home system. I recorded some
sound, and it did record properly, but when I tried to play it back, all
I heard was garbled audio for a split second. After a long time Googling
for the answer, I stumbled upon this launchpad bug
which details a
at the bottom. I took this information and made an
alias entry in my
alias audacity='PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30; export PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC; /usr/bin/audacity'
I could hear the audio properly when I relaunched audacity, much to my happiness.