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Doug B
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Qjackctrl won't start

Post by Doug B » Fri May 25, 2018 4:04 pm

Qjackctrl won't start and i get the following error message:

"13:00:16.954 D-BUS: Service is available (org.jackaudio.service aka jackdbus).
Cannot connect to server socket err = No such file or directory
Cannot connect to server request channel
jack server is not running or cannot be started
JackShmReadWritePtr::~JackShmReadWritePtr - Init not done for 4294967295, skipping unlock
JackShmReadWritePtr::~JackShmReadWritePtr - Init not done for 4294967295, skipping unlock"

This is using Mint 18.x and the Cinammon desktop.

Any ideas? Thanks.

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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by MrEen » Sat May 26, 2018 7:03 pm

I'd suggest opening the Software Manager, type in jackd, and see if Jackd is installed along with either Jackd1 or Jackd2. If you don't have Jackd installed, that's probably the source of your troubles. I also have Jackd2 installed, but that may not be important in your case.

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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by Flemur » Sat May 26, 2018 10:19 pm

Doug B wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 4:04 pm
Qjackct[r]l won't start and i get the following error message:
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This might help -
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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by phd21 » Sun May 27, 2018 12:18 am

Hi "Doug B",

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run "inxi -Fxzd" and "lsusb" from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough information.

Did you install the "multimedia-jack" meta package from the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM) which may require restarting or at least logging out and back in?

Hope this helps ...
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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by Doug B » Mon May 28, 2018 1:47 pm

Here ya go:
~ $ inxi -Fxzd
System: Host: dougshome Kernel: 4.4.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.2.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
Machine: Mobo: ASUSTeK model: A68HM-K v: Rev X.0x Bios: American Megatrends v: 1503 date: 03/10/2016
CPU: Quad core AMD A10-7860K Radeon R7 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G (-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips: 28728
clock speeds: max: 3600 MHz 1: 1900 MHz 2: 2500 MHz 3: 1900 MHz 4: 1400 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GK208 [GeForce GT 730] bus-ID: 01:00.0
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
Resolution: 1680x1050@59.95hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GT 730/PCIe/SSE2
GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 384.111 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:14.2
Card-2 NVIDIA GK208 HDMI/DP Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1
Card-3 DigiTech driver: USB Audio usb-ID: 004-003
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-53-generic
Network: Card: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: d000 bus-ID: 04:00.0
IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (12.3% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 250.1GB
Optical: /dev/sr0 model: ASUS DRW-24B1ST j rev: 1.01 dev-links: cdrom,cdrw,dvd,dvdrw
Features: speed: 48x multisession: yes
audio: yes dvd: yes rw: cd-r,cd-rw,dvd-r,dvd-ram state: running
Partition: ID-1: / size: 222G used: 22G (11%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.53GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 9.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:38C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 0
Info: Processes: 208 Uptime: 1:25 Memory: 1770.5/7927.4MB
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35

and also:

~ $ lsusb
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 004: ID 0e6a:02c0 Megawin Technology Co., Ltd
Bus 004 Device 003: ID 1210:000a DigiTech
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 093a:2532 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by Doug B » Mon May 28, 2018 1:49 pm

MrEen wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 7:03 pm
I'd suggest opening the Software Manager, type in jackd, and see if Jackd is installed along with either Jackd1 or Jackd2. If you don't have Jackd installed, that's probably the source of your troubles. I also have Jackd2 installed, but that may not be important in your case.
Jackd and jackd2 are installed.

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Re: Qjackctrl won't start

Post by MrEen » Tue May 29, 2018 8:59 pm

Hi Doug B.

Add yourself to the audio group with sudo adduser $USER audio and if that doesn't get it working post back the results of cat /etc/security/limits.d/audio.conf

This was mostly in Flemur's link, but I think now the limits needs changing in a new location, and I just want to see what you have before we change it (also creates a record if we need to revert.)

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