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[opensuse] Dead mic in Skype
  • From: Philippe Andersson <pan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:01:43 +0100
  • Message-id: <49709347.3050901@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Most likely not OpenSuSE specific, but still...

Using a Logitech headset w/ jack plugs. Mic is perfectly functional
under Krecord. Sound playback works fine, both in Skype and other
multimedia applications (Krecord, Amarok). But I can't get the mic to
work in Skype.

I've already "unmuted" everything in alsamixer and KMix. Modules
snd_pcm_oss and snd_mixer_oss are loaded (by default). I've set full
duplex ON in the KDE control center. I've also tried the suggestion to
run skype through artsdsp (cd /usr/bin ; artsdsp -m ./skype). Still no

Can anyone suggest a solution or further tests ?


Ph. A.


*Philippe Andersson*
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