Problem: Applications like skype and audacity are unable to detect the microphone.
What I have tried till now.
Launched pauvcontrol unlocked microphone channels turned front-left channel to zero.
created /etc/modprobe.d/50-alsa.conf with the following content.
options snd-hda-intel index=1,0
my system overview is as follows
head /proc/asound/card*/codec#* -n1
==> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 <==
Codec: Realtek ALC233
==> /proc/asound/card1/codec#0 <==
Codec: ATI R6xx HDMI
**** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Generic [HD-Audio Generic], device 0: ALC233 Analog [ALC233 Analog]
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
lspci |grep -i audio
00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio
00:14.2 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller (rev 02)
Past of full system configuration is available at
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