skype not working properly

Gordon gbplinux at
Tue Jan 12 15:35:59 UTC 2010

user1 wrote:
> I am using ubuntu 9.04 and skype
> When I am skyping to a windows machine, the windows machine can hardly 
> hear my voice.
> When I make a test call, I only hear my voice as a wizzling sound.
> The skype voice setup is: PulseAudio server (local) (the only choice)
> Video working ok
> Before that I used skype and then the windows machine could not 
> see my video, but voice was okay.
> I also have skype installed on ubuntu 9.10, but here the windows machine 
> cannot hear me at all.
> Any clues.

Try this.
Right-click on the Sound icon at the top of the window, choose Sound
Preferences and on the Input tab make sure the microphone is turned
right up...

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