[pulseaudio-discuss] How do I read my microphone's source levels from the cmdline?

Kai Hendry kai.hendry at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 07:31:31 UTC 2016

Hi guys,

In pavucontrol I can see the levels of my microphone;

That reading I hope is all I need for my noise monitoring system.

How do I get values of my levels from some cli tool like pamix or pactl?

I know I could do this with gstreamer, but I find it very hairy.

Kind regards,

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