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Re: Solution for not working microphone under Ubuntu 11.10

I have Linux Mint 13 on my laptop system.  I know how to get to Terminal, but have never used it. 

 

Can you give a complete step-by-step on how to do the above fix for my microphone?  I don't know how or where to insert the code you mention. 

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kurtsskype
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Re: Solution for not working microphone under Ubuntu 11.10

When I downloaded the latest version of skype I found that my microphone wasn't working.  When i investigated audio settings I found that the microphone setting had changed to 'externai mic' so I altered that back to 'internal mic' and Hey Presto, it was working again!!  Hope this is helpful.   Susan

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Careful. Issuing this killall pulseaudio in Ubuntu 12.4 has now removed ALL my sound hardware list in my Sound Settings. I have no sound or microphone now... :sad:

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Re: Solution for not working microphone under Ubuntu 11.10

Reinstated by issuing

 

$ sudo mv ~/.pulse ~/.pulse.old

 


Phew! :wink:

 

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Worked for me on Kubuntu 12.10 -  wow a month of it not working and it was a skype config issue - thanks finallyt solved.

 

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Ubuntu 13.04 x64. Kernel: 3.8.0-32-generic. Notebook: Lenovo Ideapad Z580A.

After updating to 4.2.0.11 the microphone is lost! All other features work normally.

I try the version from Skype download - the result is the same! Sound settings in Skype are unchangable.

I test my microphone with Audacity. It works normally!

Starting Skype in terminal causes backtrace:

================================================================

:~$ skype
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar"
`menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load

(skype:4371): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to load type module: (null)

`menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load

(skype:4371): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to load type module: (null)

`menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load

(skype:4371): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to load type module: (null)

`menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load

(skype:4371): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to load type module: (null)
=================================================================

After this login screen is apeared. And no enother messages in terminal.

 

B.R. Viktor.

 

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For me the problem is solved using solution in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=801643 1. Install pavucontrol PulseAudio Volume Control by sudo apt-get install pavucontrol 2. Run pavucontrol and select microphone as default input. If required tune mic. level. 3. Perform Skype calls. It works.
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скачай и установи gnome alsa mixer и тогда микрофон будет работать. не забудь проверить настройки

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