[ubuntu-uk] Microphone on Toshiba L40 laptop Ubuntu 9.04

Gordon gbplinux at gmail.com
Sun May 17 17:35:57 BST 2009

Tony Pursell wrote:
> Try this
> Right click on the volume control icon (top right) and select 'Open
> volume control'
> Click on Preferences.  Is 'Capture' ticked?  If not, tick it.
> Go to the 'Recording' tab.  Make sure the volume is turned up on Capture
> and microphone symbol does not have an 'x' on it (click it to remove)

Tried that - I can get sound from the mic through the laptop speakers,
but Sound Recorder is very very faint and Skype doesn't recognise the
mic at all!

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