Skype suond device problem.

bailux linux rbailux at
Fri Nov 24 14:21:01 UTC 2006

Hello all,
When I run skype on terminal I have this message:
regis at UBUNTU:~$ skype
ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:819:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:819:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
regis at UBUNTU:~$

thanks for rply me.
[ ]s,

Gilles Gravier <Gilles at> escreveu:        I had that problem running Skype 1.2 for Linux on SolarisExpress x86 (in a BrandZ zone)... but problem disappeared with version
 Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:    
On Friday 24 November 2006 09:57, my mailbox was graced by a missive
 from Nils <elitepenguin at> who wrote:

I (and several other people) experience the problem that Skype
(version can freeze the computer up to several minutes. I
also experience this problem on different laptops, all running
(K)Ubuntu Edgy.
 I have the problem in Mdk 10.1, when Skype is launched it gobbles 99% CPU for  several minutes.   Cheers,   Ron. --                      A poet who reads his verse in public                          may have other nasty habits.                                            --Lazarus Long                                                         -- --

 Signature Home Chastity                           Gilles Gravier = Gilles at =
       ICQ : 77488526  || MSN Messenger : Gilles at
       Skype : ggravier || Y! : ggravier || AOL : gillesgravier
       PGP Key ID : 0x8DE6D026
       "Chastity is its own punishment." (Solomon Short) [David Gerrold]
       "De toutes les aberrations sexuelles, la chasteté est la plus aberrante." [Anatole France]
ubuntu-users mailing list
ubuntu-users at
Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

[movimento de reapropiação tecnológica para transformação social no arraial dájuda]
 Yahoo! Acesso Grátis - Internet rápida e grátis. Instale o discador agora! 
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list