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Old 01-16-2007, 05:25 AM   #1
bogdan.dusa
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Sounds fails at random in Skype


Hi,

I don't know why, every now and then the sound fails when I'm using Skype. When I try to make or receive a call, I get the message: Problems with the sound device. And this happens even though a few moments earlier I was speaking with no problems during another call.
I mean, I make/receive a call, everything works just fine, I end the call, I try to make/receive another call, and and I get the message regarding the problem with the sound device...
The only thing I can do is to close/restart Skype lots of times, hoping it will work. Sometimes, I even try rebooting the laptop!

What can I do? Thanx!
 
Old 01-16-2007, 06:13 AM   #2
timvc
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Hi,

This is a rather common problem. I've had the same one. Now I'm using a little program called skype_dsp_hijacker, and skype works fine enough. You can also check the help guide for sound setup on linux on the skype website.
 
  


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