I installed lingot(guitar tuner- http://freshmeat.net/projects/lingot/) on Ubuntu but it doesn't seem to be detecting the sounds from the microphone. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Thanks
Lingot's default sound input device is set to a raw Alsa input (e.g.
The solution is to make Lingot use the sound input device provided by PulseAudio, which is called
Either edit Lingot's configuration file
or open Lingot's preferences window and set Audio System to ALSA and Audio Device to pulse.
Thanks @zwets your answer is the correct one. I'm just posting a screenshot of the preferences menu, in case it helps someone. Lingot's configuration is set as follows:
You can see in the main Lingot window that my guitar is playing the E string.