[pulseaudio-discuss] Mute mic output keeping its input working

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Mon Jul 4 01:01:27 PDT 2011

On 2011-07-04 03:08, Marcos Mello wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to mute the mic output *and* keep the input working. Didn't find any way
> to do it yet. :(

This should be the default.

> Basically this:
> http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=244298
> (I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, however)
> Talk in Skype is very bad having the local mic feedback. I'm kind of surprise
> how something so basic is so hard to make it work.

It is probably a matter of your sound card being old (and unknown) 
rather than a general problem.

> Any help is welcome.
> My sound card is an old Creative SoundBlaster Live! 5.1 SB0220.

Could you supply an alsa-info (wiki.ubuntu.com/Audio/AlsaInfo) to tell 
us a little more about your hardware?

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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