[CentOS] latest skype (version on Centos 7

Mon Mar 5 20:29:51 UTC 2018
wwp <subscript at free.fr>

Hello Fred,

On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 13:53:16 -0500 Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:

> I've finally been reduced to having to install Skype on my Linux box.
> I resisted for years, but now ended up trying it.
> and while the latest RPM installs just fine, it refuses to acknowledge
> that I have a microphone!
> In fact I have two: 1 in the USB web cam (it finds the cam), the second
> in a Plantronics USB headset, which works fine but not with skype.
> it is as if it doesn't exist.
> So, when I connect to someone I can hear them, see them, and they can
> see me, but I'm producing no sound output.
> All the web hits I can find for nonfunctional microphone on the web
> are for Ubuntu. GAH!
> running ldd against the skypeforlinux binary results in a huge list
> of shared libraries, including libasound (which is what the ubuntu
> messages say is missing).

Using the same skype version (and former ones), with various
input/output hardware (not the ones you have), I encounter no issue
here with sound setup (I know this doesn't help, sorry). Are you able
to use the hardware you described, especially the input device, with
other software in this CentOS7, starting with alsamixer?


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/attachments/20180305/d7664b2d/attachment-0005.sig>