This is making me crazy.
After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Skype 188.8.131.52 can't use my web cam microphone anymore.
- I can record correctly from the web cam microphone using the sound recorder
- the web cam microphone is selected in the global sound settings and working in any other application.
- Also tried to start skype with
No matter what, Skype will keep using the front panel microphone for audio capture. Mic was working fine with Ubuntu 12.04 before I upgraded to 12.10.