Really weird mic problem in 10.04.1

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Sat Sep 18 07:26:18 BST 2010

On 17/09/2010 22:22, Michael Hirsch wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 4:05 AM, O. Sinclair<o.sinclair at>  wrote:
>> This is Kubuntu 10.04 with KDE 4.4.5 on a Dell Vostro 3300 laptop
>> For reasons of me messing up my system I had to make a clean install.
>> Prior to that I had the internal microphone as well as the external
>> mic-input working, used it in Skype now and then.
>> Following the reinstall with x number of upgrades and all that internal
>> mic is no longer working, neither is the mic-input using an external mic.
> Do you have pulseaudio installed and running?  Check your process list
> and see.  Sometimes it sneaks in.
Nope, only "good old" alsa. Everything else works as expected - only the 
microphones are dead

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