I am using Ubuntu 16.04. My microphone is not working. My speakers are working though. I got a Macbook Pro from late 2011. Someone got any tips how to fix this? I played with the audio settings but nothing worked so far.


I have a MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5 13" Retina 2012 and was in the same position, sound worked fine but no microphone.

Adding the following line to the bottom of /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf worked for me:

options snd-hda-intel model=mbp101

as per Microphone not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBookPro10,2

I think I had done this in the past but a clean install of Xenial had removed the line.

After a reboot the mic was working again!

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