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Old 06-18-2007, 02:43 AM   #1
mattr1
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Exclamation Set up Plantronics Audio 550 USB Headset in Ubuntu Feisty


I own a Plantronics Audio 550 USB Headset. I have recently installed Ubuntu Feisty onto my computer after my copy of XP gave the ghost. But, I can't get any sound out of it, except for the test beep in the Sound preferences window. I also can't get the microphone working. What can I do to fix this problem? I need to know ASAP. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 06-19-2007, 11:01 PM   #2
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Can't give you a definitive answer, but here's some things to try:

Plug the headset into the PC and run command 'dmesg' in a console window. Check last few lines to see if hardware is recorgnised or drivers loaded.

Run 'alsamixer' in a console and check channels are unmuted/turned up. Can you output sound through regular speakers?

Run 'alsaconf' in a console (you need to be root) and see if it can figure out what is happening.
 
  


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