Microphone & Linux

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    Microphone & Linux

    I'm looking for a Linux guru!

    I've got a Logitech USB headset microphone and I'm having trouble getting it to work; it's not exactly P&P. Are there any modules I should be loading?
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    hotplug should be activated during bood
    hardware detection ( frequently kudzu ) tool should run during boot

    with both of those you should get a config screen during the boot sequence to configure the mic.
    if not, then run the usbview, this will collect the data being offered by the mic, allowing you to do a search for the specific modules [ drivers ] for it.

    if you can't find the software for it, usbview will allow you to make note of what the mic is looking for and then you can either submit to distro for getting driver written / included, or write the driver yourself.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Henager
    If the average user can put a CD in and boot the system and follow the prompts, he can install and use Linux. If he can't do that simple task, he doesn't need to be around technology.

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