Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Apr 22 18:47:41 UTC 2009

Callum Lerwick wrote:
> And why do Pidgin alert sounds explode my speakers now? Yeah pump the
> hardware volume up to 100%, that's great... Why does Pidgin still not
> have native Pulseaudio support? I set it to use paplay because in the
> past Pidgin would leak PA connections and RAM like crazy and choke the
> machine dead any other way. This "flat volume" thing now seems to mean
> short alert tones will cause obnoxious volume glitching if they happen
> to be louder than my music.

Flat volumes can be disabled in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf or
~/.pulse/daemon.conf with the following line:
flat-volumes = no

        Kevin Kofler

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