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I have Linux (ubuntu). And I would like to record a sound. Does anybody know how to do it? I tried to use "Sound Recorder" program which I found in "Sound & Video" menu. First I press "Record". In several seconds I press "Stop". After that the whole window becomes dark and program does not respond. Does anybody know why it happens and how this problem can be solved?

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Sound hardware? – Broam Mar 15 '10 at 21:19
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You could try install Audacity.

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If Sound Recorder does not work, maybe install Audacity and try to record from that?

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mhWaveEdit is another one you can try. It's less featureful than Audacity, but more reliable in my experience.

I don't know why Sound Recorder would hang. I've never experienced that before.

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