On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 08:41:59PM -0400, Dave Witbrodt wrote:

> Package: audacity
> Version: 1.3.12-3

Hmm, works fine over here.

>     $ audacity
>     Cannot connect to server socket err = No such file or directory
>     Cannot connect to server socket
>     jack server is not running or cannot be started
>     Segmentation fault

Do you have a ~/.jackdmp? If so, try to move it away (delete or rename

> Is JACK now required to be able to use audacity?


If it still asks for a jackd for you (don't know why, perhaps via some
kind of .asoundrc, /etc/asound.conf or whatever magic), you could start

   jackd -d dummy

Though this won't give you any output, it should at least enable you to
start audacity. You could then still use the plain ALSA backend.

For a real analysis, we'd need a backtrace:



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