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Title: sharing musescore over zoom
Post by: AsusIce on May 05, 2021, 09:27:32 PM
hello, i'm using musescore to share scores in a zoom meeting using sharing computer sound and it's very distorted and basicaly sounds terrible. This is for people to play along to with their instruments, so it needs to sound a least semi decent. I've used the same set up on windows and it works fine (Zoom / musescore) and my colleague is doing the same. However since i've switched to my current laptop with sparkylinux the sound quality has deteriorated. Is there something i need to do with sound on my laptop? it's a basic laptop (asus e420N) and i didn't use this actual laptop for sound sharing previously (but am no longer able to use the previous device). any tips would be welcome, as we take it turns to host & i've skipped this for several weeks now.
Title: Re: sharing musescore over zoom
Post by: paxmark1 on May 06, 2021, 12:26:02 AM
Post output of          "inxi -Ab"     Use the code button to mark it up.   example

inxi -A
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Device-2: Intel 8 Series/C220 Series High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-16-amd64

Am I correct that you have changed two variables, the first being a switch to a different laptop.   You do not state if it is a step down or a step up in quality  in memory, cpu and sound "card" specs.   Anytime that you change two variables, it is a more complex problem. And you have changed away from Windows (which version)    What version of musecore do you have?  What version of musescore did you have in windows.

or                   hint, big difference    You will need the backports version to get musecore3 if you are Sparky5
Title: Re: sharing musescore over zoom
Post by: AsusIce on May 06, 2021, 11:47:30 AM
you are correct, that i have changed 2x variables.
The laptop is definitely a lesser version and i was on Win10.
Musescore version is the same on both
Musescore plays fine when i run it as the program, it's only when i share over Zoom that it's very distorted.

Host: pete-pc Kernel: 4.19.0-16-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.4
  Distro: SparkyLinux 5.14 (Nibiru)
  Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: E402NA v: 1.0
  serial: <root required>
  Mobo: ASUSTeK model: E402NA v: 1.0 serial: <root required>
  UEFI: American Megatrends v: E402NA.302 date: 10/07/2016
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 26.6 Wh condition: 27.1/32.2 Wh (84%)
  Dual Core: Intel Celeron N3350 type: MCP speed: 2373 MHz
  min/max: 800/2400 MHz
  Device-1: Intel driver: i915 v: kernel
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa
  resolution: 1366x768~60Hz
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 500 (Broxton 2x6)
  v: 4.5 Mesa 18.3.6
  Device-1: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor N4200/N3350/E3900 Series
  Audio Cluster
  driver: snd_hda_intel
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-16-amd64
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet
  driver: r8169
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
  driver: ath9k
  Local Storage: total: 29.12 GiB used: 5.03 GiB (17.3%)
  Processes: 178 Uptime: 7d 19h 44m Memory: 3.72 GiB used: 1.82 GiB (48.8%)
  Shell: bash inxi: 3.0.32

Title: Re: sharing musescore over zoom
Post by: paxmark1 on May 06, 2021, 02:56:21 PM
I am just a hobbyist and since you are running the 3.6 version of musescore (which I have never used) I am all out of ideas.  Hopefully others might have some.  peace out