On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 9:30 PM, Ric Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 02/05/2012 05:12 AM, G. wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Ric Moore<email@example.com> *wrote:
>>> On 02/05/2012 01:12 AM, G. wrote:
>>>> I opened terminal as you said and the message says I already have the
>>>> latest version. *When I type pavucontrol on the program launcher the
>>>> only option is pulse audio control which per Synaptic is pavucontrol.
>>>> Under pulse audio control, input devices, All except Monitors, is says
>>>> there are no input devices available. *Under Moniors it shows an
>>>> option for controlling front left and front right more like a speaker
>>>> control, but in any case that is not muted. *Under Hardware Inout
>>>> Devices there are are no input devices available.
>>>> ubuntu is not detecting my microphone.
>>> Go back to alsamixer...
>>> hit F6
>>> see just what devices it sees. If *it shows more than one device, play
>>> them. Something has that mike muted and if pulse doesn't see it at all,
>>> you'll have to dig in the basement, so to speak, where alsa is. If you
>>> "MM" hit the m key to toggle mute and unmute. It should turn into 00 with
>>> greed background. Using the up or down arrows will increase/decrease the
>>> volume level. I take it the mike doesn't have an on/off switch?? Or, does
>>> your hardware need some sort of keypress to toggle it on? It should be
>>> straight forward, and I'm sorry that it doesn't appear to be.
>>> Also, back to pavucontrol, under "configuration" if you just have two
>>> speakers, the setting would be "analog stereo output and analog mono
>>> as you're telling pulse what your setup is and that you have a mike. Darn
>>> thing ought to work. Ric
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>> Ok, found the problem. *Under pavucontrol/PulseAudio Control,
>> Configuration, Internal Audio, I changed it to Analog Stereo Input and
>> lo and behold the mic device shows up! *I have never touched this so
>> have no idea what happened.
> You have a stereo mike?? Some nice machine you got there! Ha! The details
> are always in the pudding. Congrats! There isn't much you can't do with
> Linux, it's the getting from point A to point B that gets irksome at times.
> But, using pavucontrol sure beats googling and writing up an .asoundrc file
> from dubious howto's just to switch inputs/outputs, and THEN have it still
> fail. *
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Somehow I doubt I have a stereo mic.
Today when i booted, the same problem occured. I wondered if the
cause is the external speaker I use. It's a Logitech Z 305. When I
plugged it in just now however the mic was unaffected. Any thoughts?
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