Distorted sound and freezing after clicking stop button

When I play audio file in audacity and than click stop and than click play audio gets distorted and when I click stop again audacity becomes unresponsive.

Audacity 2.1.1

Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64-bit

How long is the show?


Assuming you are using the “pulse” or “default” playback device this is a known issue. Please see here for workarounds: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Linux_Issues#pulse.