I’m using Manjaro Gnome 20.1.2 running the 5.8.18-1 Kernel on my Thinkpad T495 (Processor - Ryzen 3500U Pro). I installed it only a couple of days ago (fresh install since I messed up the previous one kernel I was running trying to tweak stuff) and I noticed I had microphone issues on this fresh installaton with no audio input only in a few applications/processes.
- When I go under Gnome settings, it doesn’t show any signal being detected although it shows up on the Pavucontrol dashboard. The voice recording application by gnome also doesn’t pick up any sound.
- Skype and Zoom work fine with the audio input selection. Discord, Chromium, and Firefox don’t detect any sound for the same choices (or for other options that I have).
I tried removing all packages and reconfiguring the Pulseaudio control or Alsamixer controls by looking at the wiki (removing the pulse folder and restarting my device, killing the process and restarting it, tweaks to etc/pulse/default.pa), but nothing has worked to run these applications so far. I have tried solving it without an HDMI cable plugged in. I don’t have a Noise cancellation module added to the etc/pulse/default.pa file.
Please help me narrow down the problem. I am still a newbie and I don’t have much experience. Therefore detailed steps would be really helpful as I need to fix this to give classroom presentations and attend meetings.
If you want any specific sets of outputs for solving this, please let me know and I can provide the output for that.
Thanks for your time.!