[pulseaudio-discuss] Gnome volume applet

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sat Jan 12 16:30:09 PST 2008

On Wed, 19.12.07 22:20, Bill Moseley (moseley at hank.org) wrote:


> I'm running Ubuntu Gutsy with LTSP-5.  I've been trying to track this
> problem down for quite a while on the ltsp lists.
> Pulse Audio works on the LTSP clients.  And I can use pavucontrol to
> control the volume level.
> I've been under the impression that I should also be able to use the
> Gnome volume applet.  Is this true?

Yes, if you installed gst-pulse. Please note that the volume applet
has some real issues, so even if it works for you at all it's not real
fun. But I think we fixed that for F8. I don't know about the other
distros though.
> The applet's preferences only show ALSA and OSS mixer, and does not
> alter the volume for either.  Should there also be a listing for
> Pulse?

Yes, if you have installed gst-pulse properly.


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