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Re: [SLE] simple sound recording ?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 08:25:14 -0400
  • Message-id: <1118579114.21602.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 07:19 -0400, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> I am trying to do a simple voice recording using my microphone.
> using alsamixer I can HEAR sound coming from the microphone through my
> speakers, but I can't figure out how to make a recording. I have tried
> krecord & audacity with no luck. Am I missing something simple??
Make sure you don't have the mic muted. This messed me up a couple of
times. Change it in alsamixer just to make sure the toggle isn't the
opposite of what you think it should be. You may want to turn on the PCM
function as well if the input is to low.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge

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