[pulseaudio-discuss] Filter sinks/sources and volume/mute

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Fri Apr 5 09:58:37 PDT 2013

On Thu, 2013-04-04 at 18:42 -0700, Justin Chudgar wrote:
> From a simplistic perspective, it seems that a filter should have no influence 
> on the stream it processes beyond its explicit function. Which implies that it 
> should not have any ability to alter overall volume (including setting it to 
> 0). Is it possible to strip all references to volume and mute from filter 
> modules? 

No, that's not currently possible. The closest alternative is to use
"volume sharing", which couples the filter sink volume and the master
sink volume together: changing one changes also the other.


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