[CentOS] Microphone not working with Skype (Was: Testing and using a microphone)

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 20:48:32 UTC 2009

On 10/3/09, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> lostson a écrit :
>> On Sun, 2009-09-20 at 13:36 +0200, Niki Kovacs wrote:
>>  this guy put together a short and sweet tut on how to do this from a
>> terminal, I know it works because i tried it here as well.
>> http://jordilin.wordpress.com/2006/07/28/howto-recording-audio-from-the-command-line/
> A somewhat late thank you for this useful link. Now my microphone is
> working nicely with CentOS, and I can even record sound with Audacity.
> One trouble, though. I can't seem to get the microphone to work with
> Skype. Since there seem to be no more RPMS for RHEL, I downloaded and
> installed the static version. I can hear the sound of the test voice,
> but I can't record a message on the audio test interface.
> Any clues about that?

No, but you are not alone.   :-)    This is something I will try to
get working, again, after I finish SEO work for my web sites. There
are people on the list who have Skype working on CentOS, so probably
it is a matter of  correct configuration of one or more things.   GL!

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