To Use DBus or libusb (Beginner Question)

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at
Wed Sep 3 12:02:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 12:26 -0400, Christopher Moore wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I'm new to this whole dbus/libusb programming in general, but let me
> explain what I'm trying to do:
> I have a Linksys Cit200 phone that is detected by the kernel as an audio
> and hid device.  What I'm trying to do is to get the phone to talk to
> another application (in this case skype).  The only problem is no sound
> plays through it's speaker nor is any audio recorded via the mic.  I'm not
> sure if I have to send an "activation" to the device somehow or what...

I bet you it just needs to be picked up as a hid device by HAL and the
right permissions have to be set.  Also look at the alsa mixer to make
sure your volumes are set correctly.  You can ask on the HAL list on
debugging your device to make sure HAL is picking it up correctly.

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at>

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