That kind of solution worked for me with Skype. I used
either kmix or kamix (forget which), so one of those
has the microphone boost option.
--- Tom Patton <thpnalb(a)micro-net.com> wrote:
> Try using gamix instead of kmix. If your sound card
> supports it, you
> will notice a push-button for "mike boost", that
> punches about 20db gain
> to the mike. I have not tried Skype yet, so can't
> help ya there...
> On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 21:18 -0800, Claus Olesen
> > Have you tried pulling at the slider(s) in
> YaST/hardware/sound/volume? I'm not
> > sure about how those and the ones in KMix relate.
> > Do you have another PC that you could use for the
> other end - to verify that
> > the problem is not at the other end?
> > I tried Skype a couple months ago from my SuSE 9.2
> to a Windows box and got no
> > complaints. Besides, I'm impressed how well it
> works - it was just like
> > talking on a regular phone.
> > Claus
> > On Thursday 17 March 2005 10:07, Rene wrote:
> > > I'm trying to get Skype (Internet-telefony)
> working properly.
> > > Reception is fine, but my counterpartners hardly
> hear me.
> > > In Kmix MIC is at maximum and the red button
> switched on.
> > > I hear myself loudly through the speakers, but I
> am Hardly heared.
> > > Settings under soundsystem are:
> > > ALSA; full duplex, sample rate 48000 HZ,
> standard quality,
> > > soundsystem active, realtine priority, 8
> fragments 2048 bytes.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have an advice how to enhance the
> volume of the microphone ?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Rene
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