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no sound while making call (solved)

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good day!

i'm using debian squeeze x86_64 with pulseaudio on asus u1 ultraslim.

i've just installed skype 2.2 beta and try to make call but there is no sound. i can be heard but i don't hear anything. i've called echo, but got the same. i can connect, i can hear notifications, i can type message and receive them. 

zholud-mick1
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good evening.

finally i found a time for google and here is answer (i hope someone will find it usefull):

 

"Set ~/.asoundrc configuration for Skype 

Edit ~/.asoundrc and put in:

pcm.pulse {
type pulse
}
ctl.pulse {
type pulse
}
pcm.!default {
type pulse
}
ctl.!default {
type pulse
}
pcm.card0 {
type hw
card 0
}
ctl.card0 {
type hw
card 0
}
pcm.dsp0 { type plug slave.pcm "hw:0,0" }
pcm.dmixout {
# Just pass this on to the system dmix
type plug
slave {
pcm "dmix"
}
}
pcm.skype {
type asym
playback.pcm "skypeout"
capture.pcm "skypein"
}
pcm.skypein {
# Convert from 8-bit unsigned mono (default format set by aoss when
# /dev/dsp is opened) to 16-bit signed stereo (expected by dsnoop)
#
# We cannot just use a "plug" plugin because although the open will
# succeed, the buffer sizes will be wrong and we will hear no sound at
# all.
type route
slave {
pcm "skypedsnoop"
format S16_LE
}
ttable {
0 {0 0.5}
1 {0 0.5}
}
}
pcm.skypeout {
# Just pass this on to the system dmix
type plug
slave {
pcm "dmix"
}
}
pcm.skypedsnoop {
type dsnoop
ipc_key 1133
slave {
# "Magic" buffer values to get skype audio to work
# If these are not set, opening /dev/dsp succeeds but no sound
# will be heard. According to the ALSA developers this is due
# to skype abusing the OSS API.
pcm "hw:0,0"
period_size 256
periods 16
buffer_size 16384
}
bindings {
0 0
}
}"

 

as for me i created file /etc/asound.conf and put config from above into it.

after reboot (maybe "/etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart" would be enough) i surprisingly hear the voice of echo. as for other application - they work fine too.

 

original post containing solution is here: http://www.pc-freak.net/blog/upgrading-skype-2-0-to-skype-2-2-beta-on-debian-gnu-linux-skype-mic-hell/

 

beg you pardon for my english.

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Re: no sound while making call

good evening.

finally i found a time for google and here is answer (i hope someone will find it usefull):

 

"Set ~/.asoundrc configuration for Skype 

Edit ~/.asoundrc and put in:

pcm.pulse {
type pulse
}
ctl.pulse {
type pulse
}
pcm.!default {
type pulse
}
ctl.!default {
type pulse
}
pcm.card0 {
type hw
card 0
}
ctl.card0 {
type hw
card 0
}
pcm.dsp0 { type plug slave.pcm "hw:0,0" }
pcm.dmixout {
# Just pass this on to the system dmix
type plug
slave {
pcm "dmix"
}
}
pcm.skype {
type asym
playback.pcm "skypeout"
capture.pcm "skypein"
}
pcm.skypein {
# Convert from 8-bit unsigned mono (default format set by aoss when
# /dev/dsp is opened) to 16-bit signed stereo (expected by dsnoop)
#
# We cannot just use a "plug" plugin because although the open will
# succeed, the buffer sizes will be wrong and we will hear no sound at
# all.
type route
slave {
pcm "skypedsnoop"
format S16_LE
}
ttable {
0 {0 0.5}
1 {0 0.5}
}
}
pcm.skypeout {
# Just pass this on to the system dmix
type plug
slave {
pcm "dmix"
}
}
pcm.skypedsnoop {
type dsnoop
ipc_key 1133
slave {
# "Magic" buffer values to get skype audio to work
# If these are not set, opening /dev/dsp succeeds but no sound
# will be heard. According to the ALSA developers this is due
# to skype abusing the OSS API.
pcm "hw:0,0"
period_size 256
periods 16
buffer_size 16384
}
bindings {
0 0
}
}"

 

as for me i created file /etc/asound.conf and put config from above into it.

after reboot (maybe "/etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart" would be enough) i surprisingly hear the voice of echo. as for other application - they work fine too.

 

original post containing solution is here: http://www.pc-freak.net/blog/upgrading-skype-2-0-to-skype-2-2-beta-on-debian-gnu-linux-skype-mic-hell/

 

beg you pardon for my english.

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Registered: 31-05-2012
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