[pulseaudio-discuss] Volume control interactions

Jan Braun janbraun at gmx.de
Tue Aug 17 10:35:55 PDT 2010

Tanu Kaskinen schrob:
> On Sun, 2010-08-15 at 21:32 +0200, Jan Braun wrote:
> > What I'd want and expect is a (per-soundcard) "master volume" that's
> > persistent and affects ALL streams on that device, [...]
> Yes, your "master volume" is the "reference volume". And the UI logic
> has been changed after that message you linked - nowadays the UI shows
> the reference volume. Terminology wise, "virtual volume" has been
> renamed to "real volume" (due to the fact that the volume reflects the
> hardware volume that the device actually uses). The "real volume" is not
> visible to users unless they use e.g. alsamixer to check what's
> happening.

Ah, thanks. I tested, and it does indeed seem to work as described.
Sorry for not re-testing before sending my mail, I remembered different

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