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How to install GUI version of ALSA mixer?

asked 2013-08-05 13:48:50 -0500

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updated 2014-10-01 00:19:08 -0500

mether gravatar image

The alsamixergui is not what I'm looking for. It's lacking and 'not much more graphical' than the standard alsamixer invoked in Terminal.

gnome-alsamixer package is not available
gst-mixer package is not available

Fedora 19 x64, RPM Fusion repos enabled

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What are you trying to accomplish? Is it actually ALSA that you need to change the mixer levels for? Will pavucontrol do what you need? (Pulse Audio volume control, more featured than the standard Gnome mixer dialog)

jfmchivall gravatar imagejfmchivall ( 2013-08-05 15:42:59 -0500 )edit

@jfmchivall Fiddle with ALSA without the use of terminal and config files. Change the default device, adjust levels, enable/disable outputs...

Bucic gravatar imageBucic ( 2013-08-08 12:20:36 -0500 )edit

BTW, selecting a default ALSA card was probably never a feature of the gnome-alsamixer. It was handled by a separate GUI tool - Default Sound Chooser(?) (asoundconf-gtk(?)), that used to be a part of alsa-utils package www.howtogeek.com/howto/10964/how-to-fix-sound-issues-in-ubuntu-9.10/

Bucic gravatar imageBucic ( 2013-08-10 01:12:02 -0500 )edit

@jfmchivallpavucontrol doesn't actually control the hardware's settings, though, it's just software gains. alsamixer and alsamixergui control the actual hardware.

endolith gravatar imageendolith ( 2019-03-05 14:08:53 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-08-05 18:18:52 -0500

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Searching in pkgs.org, I found it is in ATrpms packaged for F19, but I have never used it:

http://pkgs.org/fedora-19/atrpms-x86_64/gnome-alsamixer-0.9.6-6.fc19.x86_64.rpm.html

HTH,

Germán.

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