Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When trying to talk on skype or record sound in audacity, the built-in microphone has a lot of crackling interferences, rendering input intelligible. When running audacity with pasuspender -- audacity, recording is fine.

I can't do that with skype, though, as it still tries to use pulseaudio (which is suspended, of course, but still visible to skype obviously), and produces no sound at all.

So I would need a way to make pulseaudio accessing my microphone in the right way. I already tried running PULSE_SERVER 127.0.0.1 /usr/bin/skype to force skype to use alsa, but it freezes...

share|improve this question
    
Try to choose "Analog Output" rather than a "Duplex" profile. –  Takkat Dec 6 '13 at 11:45

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.