Audio Input setup? (How to?)

Fred Roller froller at
Fri Jan 8 13:47:36 UTC 2010

Faizan Kazi wrote:
> How do I configure my external mic for my laptop?
> I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 currently and whether I use Pidgin, aMSN or 
> Epiphany I dont see any easy way of setting up my external mic before 
> an audio call....
> using windows and live messenger its really easy, just tools >> Audio 
> and Video setup. there is a dropdown list to select your device and 
> there is a slider to adjust mic volume. its SO easy!
> why do we not have this in Ubuntu? :(
> ~Faizan
System -> Preferences -> Sound

Choose the input tab.  See if this is what you are looking for in your 
setup.  If not let us know.


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