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August 26, 2012

microphone not working in Skype..



After installing the new distribution 12.04, everything works fine, except for the microphone in Skype. The video and speakers work ok, though.
Everything works good on Google Talk. Audacity shows that the internal microphone works on the laptop. I have been playing around with alsa mixer and pulse audio control but still can't do anything. I tried uninstalling skype and installing the newest version... which isn't for 12.04 specifically.
Is there a specific command that I could use in a terminal, or should I just ditch Skype and use Google Talk?
Any advice would be usefull, since I can't understand why it worked in previous distributions. Maybe it is a bug in skype.

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