[pulseaudio-discuss] Mono

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Mar 19 07:18:02 PDT 2009

On Wed, 04.03.09 11:24, Fox, Kevin M (kevin.fox at pnl.gov) wrote:

> Hi All,
> I usually sit at my desk at work with only one earphone in so that I can
> still listen in on what is going on around me. The problem with this is
> stereo music sounds off. I would like a way to easily switch back and
> forth between mono/stereo output. Ideally I'd like to just be able to
> have a button in pavucontrol on the output device to force mono. Not
> having that though, I guess another way to do it would be coming up with
> a mono alsa output and moving streams to that? Has anyone done that
> before?

In the git version of pavucontrol (which is already available in
rawhide) you can switch output profiles at any time. Including from
mono to stereo and back. Active audio streams will be kept active.


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