Help Brand New. I hit record nothing happens

Help for Audacity 2.x.x on GNU/Linux.
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Please state:
  • which version of Linux you are using,
  • the exact three-section version number of Audacity from Help menu > About Audacity,
  • whether you installed your distribution's release, PPA version, or compiled Audacity from source code.

Audacity 1.2.x and 1.3.x are obsolete and no longer supported. If you still have those versions, please upgrade (see
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Help Brand New. I hit record nothing happens

Post by [email protected] » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:22 am


Have two mics plugged into the Scarlett 2i2, just down loaded audacity hit the record button and notheing

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Re: Help Brand New. I hit record nothing happens

Post by steve » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:42 am

[email protected] wrote:just down loaded audacity
From where? We don't supply binaries for Linux.
Which Linux distribution are you using?

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