[LAU] alsa/xvidcap question

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Aug 4 17:10:03 EDT 2009


Obvious one but he could position the mic close to the speakers and talk loudly...


Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

> Greetings,
> My editor at LJ asked an apparently simple question: In an ALSA-only
> environment (no JACK), how can he record system sounds and a mic input
> simultaneously when capturing his desktop with xvidcap ? He's working
> with an hda-nvidia chipset that I also have on one of my machines, so I
> can test any suggestions myself. So far I'm not having much luck
> recording anything other than the mic input with xvidcap. So, any
> suggestions ? Maybe some dmix or asoundrc wizardry ? Please advise if
> more information is needed.
> Of course, this was ridiculously easy with recordmydesktop and JACK. :)
> Best,
> dp
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