Skype not working in 9.04

H.S. hs.samix at
Wed Apr 29 02:31:47 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> H.S. wrote:
>> marc wrote:
>>> Ah, this might be a clue. If you have Skype "automatically adjust my 
>>> mixer levels" then you might find, as I did, that audio settings become 
>>> screwed.
>> Yes. I always uncheck that auto level option, otherwise the audio
>> quality suffers in skype.
>     Odd. I have to take back my claim that Skype works on 9.04 because 
> while it comes up properly the audio on receive and send do not work. I 
> checked the mixer and both mike and sound are turned on. I have VLC and 
> it has lots of audio on 9.04.
>     I will look at help and Google for some ideas. But I must say that 
> Skype does NOT work on 9.04 without some additional sound fixes.

As I mentioned in my other posts in this thread, for me it was just a
matter of choosing the right device to be used for sound in and out in
Skype's preferences ... provided that the devices in the machine itself
are working (sufficient level, unmuted, etc.).


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