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1. Start gnome-sound-recorder and click record button
No recording anything and the system volume control does not have input volume control.
Other software requiring input sound works.
I have the same problem on Fedora 17. Skype works fine, and I can see the levels in the "input" tab of the sound settings for the front mic. But sound-recorder just sits there when I hit the record button. It works on Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3 installed.
It was broken for me a few days ago, but seems to work with the gnome 3.4.2 updates now. Can you confirm if that's the case for you too?
Nope - afraid this is still the same. I press the record button, but no recording starts.
I did try to open the volume control from the g-s-c menu, but get the error that "gnome-volume-control is not installed in the path." I believe that's because g-s-c hasn't been updated for GNOME 3 and the new sound preferences yet. So probably unrelated.
Let me see if I can get anything useful out of strace...
When I click on the record button the first time, I see no warnings or errors in the console (when running from command line). However, when I reclick the button, I see "(gnome-sound-recorder:6969): GStreamer-WARNING **: Element 'gconfaudiosource' already has parent".
Could that be related?
Other potential leads: I see that all the devices in /dev/snd have permissions 660 and are owned by root:audio, but my user dneary wasn't in the audio group by default. I've added myself now, and there's no difference, but perhaps there's something else along the lines of permissions I need to look at?
strace output was mostly useless.
I had the same gstreamer warning as you, now I don't anymore. I thought it was the recent round of gnome updates but maybe it's a driver/system issue. Hm.
I just tried running gnome-sound-recorder from the command line as root - recording works.
So it looks like a permissions issue. Now I just need to figure out what exactly I don't have permission to access.
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Re-opening (since clearly the person who closed the bug didn't read any of the comments). As I said in comment #1, I am experiencing this with Fedora 17. Seems to be an access issue for something.
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gnome-media-3.4.0-4.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
gnome-media-3.4.0-4.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
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The same problem is affecting my machine running Fedora 19 x86_64. Look like either the bug is back or gnome devs got rid of the file. A search for the file shows the file gnome-volume-control does not exist. All gnome-media packages and their dependencies are installed.