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How do I automate an operation in Audacity, because using the Chains feature doesn't work?

\1. I want to automate the following procedure in Audacity v2.1.2, by pressing a single key, key-combination, or clicking on something handy. The procedure is: Replace a selected section of waveform ...
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Why does using Generate Silence in a Chain in Audacity not work?

Summary: In Audacity (ver 2.1.2), when I "Generate Silence" of 1 second using a Chain, it doesn't generate 1 second but just replaces the selected part of the waveform with silence. So say the ...
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Microphone not showing up in Audacity

The mic is visible in "PulseAudio volume control". It is not muted and volume is at 100%. I can see it picks sounds. It is also visible in arecord: $ arecord -l | tail -n 3 card 3: Microphone [Trust ...
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Audacity won't start after upgrade to Debian Sid (relocation error)

ever since I upgraded Debian stable to Debian sid I cannot start audacity. It gives me this error when I start from command line: audacity: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libwx_gtk2u_adv-...
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Audacity doesn't work with pulseaudio anymore

UPDATE: Today's upgrade to alsa-lib-1.1.7-2 fixed the issue. (2018-11-23) Arch Linux, up-to-date. As so often, a -Syu upgrade broke things again. This time it's audacity. Usually audacity, and any ...
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How to clear background noises with sox

Is it possible to convert a mp4 file to mp3 or flac, clearing background noises in the process? Or is it possible to run audacity totally trough shell, No GUI?
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Support for multiple sample rates during playing and recording in an application like Audacity

This is how I have defined my soundcard's channels in .asoundrc: pcm.!default { type plug slave { pcm "hw:1,0" } } ctl.!default { type hw card 1 } pcm_slave.usb_1 { ...
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How to make a script toggle between two commands when it is executed?

I am trying to write a script file and invoke it using XFCE global shortcut. The script should continue the Audacity application if it is in the stopped state and stop it (pause recording) if it is in ...
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Can I send a keyboard shortcut to two applications (e.g. Audacity and VLC) and at the same time?

I am on Fedora 25 (x86_64) and I use XFCE desktop. I need to record a sound in sync with a video. Recording is done by Audacity and video playback is done by VLC. Currently, I have set global keyboard ...
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Is it possible to reconstitute a WAV file from recording what is going to the sound card? [closed]

I'm trying to record exactly the digital signal that my computer is playing. For example, if I was to play a WAV file using an audio player, I would like to be able to reconstitute such file from the ...
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Is there a version of Audacity that will run on Alpine Linux?

I was trying to get the Gentoo version from the Audacity website, but as far as I can tell, Audacity is not ready for Gentoo Linux yet. Anyone know if the Ubuntu version will work on Alpine? Or one ...
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USB Audio detected by ALSA but not JACK?

I have a Presonus AudioBox USB device, connected to a USB 3 port, that supports both MIDI and Audio input. When I launch JACK and open the connection list from QJackCtl, I can see that the AudioBox ...
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How to launch an application with different Gtk+ 2 theme?

I'm trying to use a dark Gtk+ theme, and everything goes fine with native Gtk+ apps, and well, only with Gtk+ apps. I mean, wxWidgets and Mozilla's apps looks terrible, if not counting unreadability (...
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Snowball microphone no longer shared between applications

I recently bought a Snowball USB microphone for a podcast. Previously, I would record my track using audacity, and simultaneously use the microphone for Skype. I tried to do this yesterday and was ...
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Real-time noise cancellation

I have a very noisy heater in my apartment producing a constant whining sound between 6230 and 6280 Hz. The frequency varies but seems to fall within this range. Other apartments in my building have ...
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Assigning a global hotkey to a functionality of an appilcation in KDE

How can I set global shortcut keys to Pause and Record buttons in audacity? Options of vlc allow assigning global hotkeys but there's not such options in audacity.