pa_stream_writable_size() failed: Connection terminated

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jeff37922
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pa_stream_writable_size() failed: Connection terminated

Post by jeff37922 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:51 pm

I just updated Linux Mint 19 to the latest updates, and now my music files will no longer play. They stutter for about a second, then I get an error pa_stream_writable_size() failed: Connection terminated.

What would have caused this, and how do I fix it?

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Re: pa_stream_writable_size() failed: Connection terminated

Post by MrEen » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:26 pm

Hi jeff37922.

There are many possibilities for that error which I believe is essentially pulseaudio crashing.

For starters, try deleting the files in ~/.config/pulse/ then run pulseaudio -k in the terminal. Wait a few seconds then test your audio.

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Re: pa_stream_writable_size() failed: Connection terminated

Post by jeff37922 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:34 pm

OK thanks, that worked!

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