[CentOS] Mic not working with skype

Andrew andy.allen at virgin.net
Tue Dec 8 15:31:55 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 16:33 -0300, Eduardo Grosclaude wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Andrew <andy.allen at virgin.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Also, do the test with a mixer open (aumix etc) and see if the bars
> >> are moving. igain is especially important, it should not be 0 when you
> >> talk.
> >
> > Thanks, but how do I open the mixer to see the bars? There doesn't seem
> > to be any such function in the beta version of skype which I'm using
> > (which by the way worked absolutely fine with CentOS 5.0).
> 
> Launch a text console and try 'alsamixer'.
> 
Thanks for that - one more thing regarding skype and dependency
packages. I installed qt4 because I thought skype needed it - however,
should I now remove qt4 and perhaps start again with the static version
of skype (Niki Kovacs email 3 Dec) - if so, do I need to reinstall any
other packages to 'restore' the system?

Andy



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