Microphones & Skype on Ubuntu

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Today I installed Skype in Ubuntu 7.04. There can be a number of problems running Skype in Ubuntu. Yet my biggest concern was getting my microphone working.

Microphone Troubleshooting
After doing an Internet search I found the following things to try:

A) The microphone capture is turn off by default to turn it on:

* Double click the volume icon on the panel.
* Now click Edit, Preferences.
* You then need to

Cool Edit /etc/esound/esd.conf to look like this:

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