[pulseaudio-discuss] Microphone no longer recording
terauck-pulse at yahoo.com.au
Sun Jan 20 20:33:43 PST 2013
Hello. I have been unable to find a solution to this problem.
At first I thought it was a problem with Skype because I was able to hear callers but they couldn't hear me. I tried adjusting the PA controller in various ways, none of which resulted in a successful Skype test call in that each time my message was not played back to me.
Subsequently, however, I discovered that recording to Audacity does not work. I am able to create a create a .wav file using a script created by a member of my distro's forum. The file should have contained a record of what I spoke into the microphone. I tried several times selecting either the headset or its monitor as the recording device and played the files with VLC. No message was audible during playback.
There are a number of PA files relating to microphone configuration and they all seem to state that the microphone volume is off. Of course, I don't know whether to or how to alter those files.
I have snapshots taken during several attempts to record messages. To avoid this email being treated as spam, this is a broken link to the folder containing the snapshots: http:// xanthon.minus.com/m7lGta1kR
I would appreciate any guidance available.
Thank you in hope.
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