Ekiga, 9.04 (Jaunty), HDA Intel (ALSA mixer)

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sun Nov 8 07:14:44 UTC 2009

Dave wrote:
> If I run alsamixer from the command line, tab to capture and switch
> the first "Input So" from "Mic" to "Front Mic" and then back to
> "Mic", Ekiga starts working. This seems pretty repeatable.
> Is there a way I can try this from a script and see if that will work
> around the problem? Is there a way to issue commands to alsamixer
> from the command line? Maybe I can write a script that will toggle
> the Mic input before starting Ekiga. I know this is a crude
> work-around but I really need to get Ekiga working on boot-up without
> user intervention.

Have a look at amixer.


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