skype, (HP pavillion) and ubuntu

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at
Wed Apr 22 02:26:40 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Kjetil Halvorsen <kjetil1001 at> wrote:
> there was no problems installing skype wia synaptic, choosing the variant
> package
> skype-static-oss, which seems to be the most functional on my system. the
> one problem is: I cannot get the microphone to work. For that matter,
> I cannot get the mic to work with any other program either, specifically the
> sound recorder program on the gnome menu.
> What do people do to get the mic to work (HP pavillion, dv6921 if that is
> important)?
> any other package that has to be installed?
> Kjetil

There used to be some issues with Pulseaudio in 8.10 Intrepid. What
version of Ubuntu are you running?

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