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Hey guys, i'm looking for an alternative to vac on ubuntu. I'm wanting to capture speakers and microphone and broadcast that over skype as one line. Is it possible on linux?.
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It certainly is possible! Of course it depends on your distribution and what audio server you are using. Are you using ALSA, PULSE or JACK?
Basically the idea is to create a virtual audio device (since everything in Linux land is treated as a file, a file is what it'll end up being) and mix two audio sources together. One audio source would be the microphone and the other would be the "Monitor" of whatever output device. Pulseaudio offers the most elegant solution. JACK offers the most robust and high quality solution and ALSA offers probably the least error-prone solution.
    
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