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my Ubuntu 12.04 shows no audio input device, the list of audio input devices is empty. I've tried several solutions suggested to this issue (editing alsa-base.conf, installing paman, pavucontrol, etc.), but none seems to work. Also noticed this bug report from over a year ago: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/990993 Does anybody know of a workaround? I'd like to be able to record sound with Ubuntu. Thanks in advance.

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Sorry, I found the problem. It seems this computer doesn't have internal mic, so I needed only to plug an external mic in. –  user194987 Sep 21 '13 at 22:39
    
Why don't you answer your own question? –  kirbyfan64sos Mar 30 at 0:19

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