cwgtex wrote: theZoid wrote:
cwgtex wrote:Using 64bit LMDE, I installed Skype from the Software Manager, and found out it wouldn't launch (as other here have mentioned). I went Synaptic and installed [ia32-libs-gtk]. I already had [ia32-libs] installed from something else, not sure what. It works perfect now.
That's exactly what I did....have you tried to use your microphone in Skype? Does it work?
Works perfectly. I just found out today they added video to the linux skype client. I thought it still wasn't available. I'm very happy, now I don't have to reboot to Vista when I need to use Skype. Now if only they would change video conference from a pay feature to a free feature.
And joutlan added:
"You on a Destop? Several of us laptop users can't use our mic's in Skype, video is fine though."
I was having trouble picking the correct hardware for the mic and speakers... I found it easier to set this up in Google chat and note the settings that worked there, then transfering them back to Skype. Finding the menu items in Google is a chore, but the sound trial tools, I found more transparent.
Also my Skype installation was loading and then after a few seconds up and running would mysteriously disappear, completely gone. I finally tried REinstalling the ia32-libs-gtk, although it was already installed, and that worked.