On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Mick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Saturday 21 Apr 2012 20:00:00 Mark Knecht wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Nikos Chantziaras <email@example.com>
>> > On 21/04/12 21:13, Mark Knecht wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> * *Ah, for a peaceful Saturday, but I guess not this one... *I'm just
>> >> starting to investigate this but maybe someone's worked on this sort
>> >> of thing recently?
>> > Make sure the mic is selected as the "capture" source:
>> > * Run alsamixer in a terminal.
>> > * Press F6 and select your sound card.
>> > * Press F4 to get to the capture settings.
>> > * From the available inputs, select "Mic" (left/right arrow keys) and
>> > press space to select it as the capture source. Raise the capture volume
>> > to maximum (up arrow key.)
>> > * Esc.
>> > All of this can also be done in KMix if you're on KDE.
> I seem to recall activating/unmuting 'digital' capture in alsamix for my plug
> in mic to work.
OK, don't ask me why but it's working fine now. The 'Capture' control
is to full, PCM set to about 80, headphone control to set volume ot my
No idea why it started working but it is so at least it's behind me/ (I hope...)