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Old 14th October 2010, 08:25 PM
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F13. Mic not working. Skype 2.1 Beta. Pulseaudio. Alsamixer.

Hi. Good day!

I'm using F13. I have alsamixer and pulseaudio and Skype 2.1 Beta installed.
Everything is fine except my microphone. I tried to plug it on every possible
jack (front, line in, etc.) but it doesnt work. I can hear someone I called from
skype, but he cannot hear me.

I tried to change input devices on pavucontrol, and input source on alsamixer to
microphone 1, microphone 2, and line in, still mic doesnt work. all volume on alsamixer is maxed up, including mic boost etc.

I went to Skype Option > Sound devices, and when I look at microphone and speakers, its "Pulseaudio server (local)" and there's no other option. I'm using built in sound card HDA Intel.

I did all possible way I could do. I'm trying to search on the net but cannot find a solution.
I hope you can help me guys. Thanks a lot. Cheers.

Additional info. my /etc/asound.conf
Code:
#
# Place your global alsa-lib configuration here...
#

@hooks [
	{
		func load
		files [
			"/etc/alsa/pulse-default.conf"
		]
		errors false
	}
]


 pcm.pulse {
    type pulse
}

ctl.pulse {
    type pulse
}

# for 5.1 speakers
pcm.ch51dup {
         slave.pcm surround51
         slave.channels 6
         type route
         ttable.0.0 1
         ttable.1.1 1
         ttable.0.2 1
         ttable.1.3 1
         ttable.0.4 0.5
         ttable.1.4 0.5
         ttable.0.5 0.5
         ttable.1.5 0.5
}



options Intel index=0
options Intel model=5stack 
# add pulse
pcm.pulse {
    type pulse
}

ctl.pulse {
    type pulse
}
pcm.!default {
    type pulse
}
ctl.!default {
    type pulse
}

Last edited by 1337.HDLA; 14th October 2010 at 08:28 PM.
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Old 15th October 2010, 06:32 PM
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Re: F13. Mic not working. Skype 2.1 Beta. Pulseaudio. Alsamixer.

My microphone works now! All I have to do is unmute "Mic" and "S/PDIF" and mute "Smart 5.1" on alsamixer. I think I have a 5.1 Surround sound default setting coz I like to watch movies. I just need to turn off that and make the front jack to be mic.

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Old 15th October 2010, 09:15 PM
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Re: F13. Mic not working. Skype 2.1 Beta. Pulseaudio. Alsamixer.

HDLA,
If you haven't discovered this already, it's still necessary to save your changes to the mixer state.
After you make your alsamixer changes, you have to save settings by running "alsactl store."

>sudo alsactl store

Then it's necessary to change the privileges on on asound.state file.
>sudo chmod 0666 /etc/asound.state
or
su -c 'chmod 0666 /etc/asound.state'

See http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=247192
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