LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

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AustinChristTexas
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LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby AustinChristTexas » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:03 pm

Recently switched to LM and love it HOWEVER my movies sound is all messed up on both the VLC player and the LM player.


How do you fix this?

Mattyboy
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Re: LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby Mattyboy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:48 pm

Did you install the 'mint media codecs' package?

Try SMplayer.

Still having problems? Provide the results of this terminal command.

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inxi -Fxz

Hoser Rob
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Re: LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby Hoser Rob » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:02 pm

VLC doesn't need mint-meta-codecs (that's the codec package name and you should install it if you haven't). Neither does SMplayer. Both install their own codec librairies.

You should definitely post the results of inxi -Fxz ... copy/paste it to the terminal and copy/paste the text output here. Screenshots of those things aren't so useful, and I don't read them.

Beyond that, you should be more specific. HOW is the sound messed up?

AustinChristTexas
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Re: LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby AustinChristTexas » Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:12 pm

The sound is just blurry and static-filled. Hard to describe. I will try what you both said.

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Re: LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby AustinChristTexas » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:27 pm

Downloaded the codecs and yeah no change. It already had most of them anyways.


Sound still is all blurry.

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Re: LM movie sound all messed up, how to fix?

Postby Hoser Rob » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:57 am

Try setting the audio output module to ALSA in VLC or SMplayer and see if the sound improves.


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