I can't get sound to work at all in Skype (version Video works fine, but when I try a test call it just says "Problem with audio playback". I'm running Xubuntu 13.04. There are many many options in the settings for sound (image attached) - have tried all of them and none work. Any suggestions gratefully received!

Skype sound options


I had the same problem. I chose HD-audio generic... and it started to work.


  • Tried that, alas still no joy... might reinstall OS (especially as 13.10 is out now), see if it makes a difference. – Dave Hollingworth Oct 28 '13 at 14:00

Well, this will sound stupid, but first few times I tried to change configuration I didn't notice " Apply" button in the bottom...

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