Pulseaudio and volume control

dan dan at entropy.homelinux.org
Mon Jun 15 18:45:43 EDT 2009

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 11:35:58 -0500, Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com>

> On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 11:05 +0200, David Balazic wrote:
>>         The trouble is that pidgin's sounds are too short for me to be
>>         able to grab onto the volume slider in pavucontrol.
>>         Pavucontrol only displays a volume slider when a sound is
>>         being played, so pidgin appears for a very short period of
>>         time, then disappears again.
> Why not try setting a custom sound that's longer (whatever sound file
> you have handy), play it, set the volume, and then change it back?
> Richard

Doh! Yes that's a pretty obvious workaround. Thanks :)


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