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Old 02-18-2011, 07:04 PM   #1
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Mic doesn't work on skype any more after install a number ofpackages


Although I am newbie to Linux, I am not a newbie to computers. I started in 1959 those were the computers that took a whole room and just prayed that it would run. I installed a number of packages including Apache, McIDAS-V and listen and my mic on the phone set doesn't work any more for Skype but the sound works find. It worked find before the installations. I tested the headphones on another laptop and they work. (I was concern---that one of my 35 grand kids or great grand kids) might adjust the headphones. Should I run alasmixer?
Yesterday --I will answer this question myself. Yep I installed ALASMixter from the packages and I can get it running with the headset=mic plug into the back of the computer but have been unable to get it to run on plug the headset-mic in the front of the computer? The Mic doesn't work on the front.

Any one


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Old 02-19-2011, 12:10 PM   #2
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Definitely double check that and make sure it is not disabled and/or turned all the way down. Also, what all packages did you install?
Old 02-27-2011, 12:33 PM   #3
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it works somewhat but not in the front


Well the question by the way is; alsamixer and gnome alsamixer are both installed. I am still unable to get the speaker working on the using the input slots on the front of the computer to work with the mic for Skype. I am completely puzzled!

Anyone here that has build a Beowulf cluster a mixed system with a Mac and to i386 systems


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