increase mic volume

Harold Hartley haroldh at
Sat Dec 23 19:19:29 GMT 2006

nutchanat sattayakawee wrote:
> Hi
> Now, I find that my microphone must have some problem.
> Before, it worked fine but now the volume of my
> microphone is too soft that the person on the other
> end of my line can't hear me when I'm using skype or
> other apps. I don't know why. Do you know how to check
> or how to increase the volume of the microphone? I
> searched on the internet and I found this command to
> increase the headphone volume and this is the result :
> diiar at diiar-laptop:~$ amixer sset Headphone 1+
> Simple mixer control 'Headphone',0
>   Capabilities: pswitch
>   Playback channels: Front Left - Front Right
>   Mono:
>   Front Left: Playback [on]
>   Front Right: Playback [on]
> But nothing changes. My microphone is still too soft.
> I would like to make sure that it's my mic that
> doesn't work well or the settings.
> Please help me find the solution if you know.
> Thank you in advance.
> Diiar
I have the same problem as in dapper and edgy.
The mic doesn't allow anyone to hear me with skype or gizmo or other 
VoIP apps.
I have not yet found a way to fix the problem.


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