View Full Version : [ubuntu] Mic won't record

July 19th, 2008, 12:37 AM
i cant tell what the plug for microphone in my Audigy Soundblaster card and PCM/HD onboard sound card
and cant find it anyway, coz nothing recognizes the mic anywhere
and the sound record says my audio settings isnt valid

pleaaase need serious help =/

July 19th, 2008, 01:42 AM
really need help =/

July 19th, 2008, 01:50 AM
Try using audacity:

sudo apt-get install audacity
Then make sure you mic volume is up.

July 19th, 2008, 01:54 AM
Try changing the device for sound capture under System - Preferences - Sound.

Also run alsamixer in a terminal to check mic volume is turned up.

July 19th, 2008, 04:10 AM
already got audacity, but where i customize microphone from there??

and its already configured
just the microphone doesnt work

July 22nd, 2008, 03:22 AM
when i sttart audio recorder of the ubuntu, a windows appears showing:
Your audio capture settings are invalid. Please correct them int he Multimedia settings.

well, i didn't get any 'multimedia' anywhere in the System menu :P
and plenty other tutorials needs me to do so and i can't find that Preferences > Multimedia or Administration > Multimedia

any idea?