[CentOS] how do I make my headset work

Fri Jun 5 06:13:50 UTC 2015
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Thu, 4 Jun 2015, Frank Cox wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Jun 2015 00:54:24 -0500 (CDT)
> Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> Actually, I mistook black for green.
>> Green was occupied by my external speakers.
>> Putting the headset's green plug in the green spot
>> lets VLC and aplay make sounds in my headset.
>> I still have the same issue with recording.
> Have you checked your input volume settings?

The sound preferences widget on gnome says "Input volume" 100%.
There is also a row of 15 rectangles labeled "Input level".
None of them are highighted.

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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