[CentOS] Skype and problem with ALSA mixer driver?

Sun Jan 31 17:47:48 UTC 2010
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 9:20 AM, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-01-31 at 11:44 +0000, Andrew wrote:
>> But this is disappointing because I want my PC to be completely
>> functional and skype is part of that requirement - so I suppose I'm
>> going to have to look around for an alternative to CentOS (5.3).
> My wife uses Skype on Centos 5 (currently 5.4) regularly.

While I don't use Skype regularly, I can confirm that it works on
CentOS 5.4 by connecting to it's test call service.

If your desktop is gnome, run gnome-volume-control and go to the
"capture" tab.  Make sure microphone is ON.  I had to do this before I
could get the microphone to work.