I have recently purchased an Asus EeePc 1005HA, onto which I've installed Fedora 11 (updated to 18.104.22.168-43.fc11.i586). Everything seems to be working correctly (after installing drivers for the ethernet card), except for the audio input.
I've sussed out how to change the audio input to the internal microphone (through "Advanced Volume Control" and can record input into "Sound Recorder" and Skype. However, there is a lot
of background noise on the input, and I'm not sure why.
Attached is a sample recording (gzipped ogg), with the input volume set to "base" (i.e., unamplified). Of course I expect their to be some signal noise, but this is excessive.
I'm new to linux (at least, as a desktop environment) and am not sure how to proceed.