[ubuntu-us-ma] Trouble with Pidgin-skype plugin in Natty

Algot Runeman algot.runeman at verizon.net
Mon May 16 23:13:53 UTC 2011


On 05/16/2011 07:09 PM, Dave Hunt wrote:
> Thanks for your reply!  Not sure mine is a sound issue, per-se.  I 
> think something is odd with the communication between Skype and the 
> protocol plugin.  The audio sounds ok when I connect to the Skype echo 
> test number.
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
>
> Dave
>
>
> On 05/16/2011 07:04 PM, Algot Runeman wrote:
>> On 05/16/2011 06:34 PM, Dave Hunt wrote:
>>> Hi, all!
>>>
>>> I recently upgraded to Natty and installed Skype, Pidgin, and the 
>>> subject plugin, all from the official repositories.  I am able to 
>>> make Skype calls and, sometimes, be heard.  When my recipient picks 
>>> up, I also get a dialogue asking me to accept or reject, as if the 
>>> call were in-coming.  When someone tries calling me, I get the ring 
>>> and in-coming call dialogue.  When I choose "accept", the call does 
>>> not get answered.  In an exchange of Skype text messages, I can see 
>>> my messages in the conversation window, but not those from the other 
>>> party.  Is there something I haven't set up right?  This arrangement 
>>> works in all Ubuntu versions up to and including Maverick.  I cannot 
>>> access Skype without this protocol plugin, since Orca screen reader 
>>> does not work with QT4 objects.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for any help,
>>>
>>>
>>> Dave  Hunt
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Sorry, no solution for you, but add that I'm having sound issues, 
>> too. Amarok won't play sound through my USB headphones, and 
>> microphone on headphone only works some time. It sounds like 
>> something generally funny with Phonon in Natty (11.04).
>>
>> --Algot
>>
>
>
Sound from Amarok DOES play through laptop speakers.

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