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mint – no sound with skype [solved]

Sound was working for other apps but not for skype. I found this great post http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1482 explaining how to solve it, well it worked for me: make sure libasound2-plugins is set up: sudo apt-get install libasound2-plugins run following command: sudo sed -i ‘s/^Exec=.*/Exec=env PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 skype %U/’ /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop create a launcher on the desktop with following command: env PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 skype that’s it! stop skype and restart it using the launcher and sound should work sources http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1482

mint – no sound [solved]

When switching from ubuntu to linuxmint, sound did not work. Fixing it was pretty easy: Menu > Preferences > Sound, under “Output” tab, select “Headphones” instead of default S/PDIF choice go on “input” tab to activate microphone