So when watching a YouTube video on my Fedora machine, the sound will cut out, and then a few second later a white loading circle will appear on the video. I suspect a related problem might be that when I try to listen to spotify, a similar problem arises where it says "The Current Song Cannot be Played" for every single song. These problems seemed to have cropped up since I moved the machine to a new office, so could a change in network cause them somehow? I also have noticed significantly increased lag.

Relevant details: Browser: Chrome Headphones: Bluetooth (any) OS: Fedora 27


UPDATE: I was able to fix my problem by reducing the number of bluetooth devices (wireless usb mouse, needed to use a wired keyboard, as for some reason even the wireless usb keyboard was causing issues.) and moving my tower so that it had a direct line to my headphones without going through my desk.

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    That sounds like slooooow Internet. – Michael Hampton May 3 '18 at 14:28
  • Do you use wifi ? If Yes is it 5ghz or 2.4ghz ? Also is it the same with other sound source ? Spotify deezer any other vidéo provider ? – Kiwy May 3 '18 at 14:52
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    @MichaelHampton I should mention that the issues disappear if I plug my earbuds into the computer, or if I use the bluetooth speakers with a windows computer on the same internet. So it's some interaction between Fedora and the headphones. (As far as I can tell) Kiwy I'm wired in via ethernet. The only two sound sources I've checked have been youtube and Spotify. Are there other benchmarks I should consider to nail down the issue? – user3886403 May 3 '18 at 15:45
  • I'd suggest updating to Fedora 28; there have been improvements and bug fixes in pretty much every subsystem which might be to blame here. – mattdm May 3 '18 at 22:10
  • Unfortunately this is an office computer so I can't update the OS on my own. However I seem to have mistaken, and I'm actually only one iteration behind (Fedora 27). I'll try to bug the IT guys into letting my update to 28. – user3886403 May 4 '18 at 17:08

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