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I am having Problem with my Mic-in port. Can I change my mic-in port to line-in port so that if I connect my microphone to line-in port it will receive voice?

In windows, if I connect any speaker or microphone a window pop-up and ask me what type of device I have connected to that port. Is there any way to do this on ubuntu so that I can use line-in port of my PC as microphone in.

Thanks in advanced and sorry for the bad english.

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Right click on the sound icon near your name (right top corner) and select "Sound Preferences", then check you Inputs tab.

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You should be able to use your line-in port by selecting it in the Inputs->Connector list.

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Sorry to say that I am not asking for it. I am asking that is it possible to use my line-in port as a microphone(in) port? – EnTer Oct 4 '11 at 21:48
Hope the edit has made things more clear. – Bruno Pereira Oct 4 '11 at 22:00

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