[Mageia-discuss] No sound for Google Hangout - SOLVED!

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Sat Jun 30 16:20:09 CEST 2012

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On 29/06/12 15:12, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:56:49 +0100 Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org> 
> wrote:
>> Aslamixergui simply shows the PulseAudio channel
> Have you looked at the Pulse Audio Volume Control on the menu 
> (pavucontrol on a command line?)  That is where I sorted out my 
> issues about multiple sound cards.  According to the recommended 
> config, Alsamixer hands the whole job to Pulse.  I couldn't get 
> anywhere with KDE's selector for output devices.
> And have you looked at the Sound section in the Forum?  That was 
> where tech queries were intended to go.  Early on, there was a 
> whisper that the Answer Men looked only here, but I haven't found 
> that.
> Otherwise, it is too deep for me.  I used to have a USB headset
> (mic & phones) and I would simply plug it in.  Its own volume
> control would pop up on the desktop when I least expected it.
> Something I printed out a while back was all about what you say:
> too many control programs wanting to have a go at your audio
> setup.
Yesterday I finally got time to set up postfix correctly to handle
internal messages, and installed logwatch.  It seems that Mageia's
version of logwatch has a section that I never had in Fedora - passing
messages from my router's firewall!  Yes, that's all it was - a port,
 3225, that needs to be fowarded for sound to work.

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