Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 438781
Microphone does not work with Skype after update in 64-bit F8
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:55:11 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrading Skype from the beta 2 to the stable 2, the microphone no longer
works. I can hear others. I have done all that I could to get it working such
trying each device in the options for sound in, removing
alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, running pasuspender skype, checking my alsa-mixer
settings (Skype worked before the upgrade). However, this is not a problem with
just Skype. Other users of Linux such as my friends using Ubuntu 7.10 can use
Skype just fine with their microphones. Has anyone managed to get it working?
Here's my sound card information. Skype is a 32 bit application running in
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[chris@localhost ~]$ rpm -qa | grep "skype\|alsa"
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Skype rpm for Fedora or static version from www.skype.com/linux
3. Start a voice conference with friends or Skype Test Call.
I can hear friends. Friends cannot hear me. Skype Test Call does not play my
voice back to me.
I expected it to work as others using Ubuntu 7.10 64-bit and Debian Lenny have
no problems. And because my microphone settings in alsa-mixer are fine, and I
can hear myself through my speakers, I expected it to work.
Now I have more alsa packages.
[chris@localhost ~]$ rpm -qa | grep alsa
This fixes 2 bugs.
It also fixes this bug.
Aha, so it looks like a policykit bug.
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