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RE: voice chat
by Bob Wya on Sunday February 5th 2012, 15:23
I forgot to say I actually went as far as blacklisting the internal audio kernel module (in /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf):
If your mic and speakers/headphones are seperate devices (like you seem to be suggesting) that hack won't work...
God damn,,, The Linux sound architecture is a depressing train wreck... :-)
Have you tried tinkering in with winecfg for your Steam WINEPREFIX? It lets you choose the default WINE device for recording/playback (in more recent versions). I haven't really tested how well this works - but it's a step up from only being able to select 'ALSA'!!