I can not turn the microphone off with the media keys.

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cdysthe
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I can not turn the microphone off with the media keys.

Post by cdysthe »

Hi,

On Ubuntu I can turn the microphone on and off with the mic button on my laptop (Thinkpad). On Linux Mint this button does nothing and I have to open the sound settings to toggle the microphone. Since I use VOIP a lot this is very impractical.

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Re: I can not turn the microphone off with the media keys.

Post by fgeter »

Ditto here. I have a Lenovo T420. There is special dedicated key to turn the the microphone on and off. The key also has a small orange light in the center of it to indicate whether the micophone is on or off. The light works and indicates whether the microphone is on or off but pressing the key does not toggle the microphone on or off. The only way to toggle the mic on and off is via input tab in the sound settings. Would be nice to have the button work. It is one of the very few things that don't work on my T420. Is there a way to set this up via a shortcut key?

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