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Sunday, June 22, 2008

“Problem with Audio Playback” for Skype in Linux

It is because Skype does not support ALSA Audio yet. You need to simulate it in oss. Login as root. List all the packages using “lsmod”. Make sure snd_pcm_oss and snd_mixer_oss are installed. And then run the following command:

modeprobe snd_pcm_oss
modeprobe snd_mixer_oss

You can find similar suggestions on Skype help page. I forgot to record its link. I am new to Linux. I do not know why this works yet.


  • The following posting talks about an alternate solution:

    By Blogger Eapen Kuruvilla, at 8:35 AM  

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