Pulseaudio on Maverick 10.10
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Tue Oct 12 15:10:50 BST 2010
On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 10:02:08 am Valter Mura wrote:
> In data martedì 12 ottobre 2010 15:38:46, Scott Kitterman ha scritto:
> > On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 08:08:39 am Pan Shi Zhu wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 7:39 PM, Valter Mura <valtermura at gmail.com>
> > > > Hi All,
> > > >
> > > > with the new release in subject (Maverick 10.10), the system changed
> > > > the handling of the audio, at least for me, from alsa to pulseaudio.
> > > >
> > > > Now my microphone doesn't work (I tried it with Skype, that I use)
> > > > and in the setting interface of the mixer there are no options to
> > > > set channels and devices.
> > >
> > > regard about skype, you can simply apt-get remove pulseaudio
> > >
> > > everything works (at least for me) after remove the pulseaudio package.
> > This is poor advice and does nothing to make the system better. It may
> > work for you, but this is a development list and we are trying to develop
> > a better system.
> > There is nothing inherently incompatible between Skype, Pulseaudio, and
> > Kubuntu. I have them working just fine together (all I had to do after
> > install was unmute the microphone). It would be more useful to work on
> > what the proper solution is.
> I understand your position, but I cannot find the settings for my
> microphone after the upgrade, I have no channels available in the KMix's
> "Configure channels" dialog. The only visibile one is "Internal Audio
> Analog Stereo".
> I think this doesn't help the average user.
> But maybe I made something wrong. If so, what's my error?
I don't know exactly. I would recommend installing pavucontrol as already
suggested elsewhere in the thread and see if you can configure it. We will
have better native controls in Kmix in KDE 4.6 (for Natty). This is a first
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