Why pavucontrol is not installed by default?

Jon Masters jonathan at jonmasters.org
Wed Dec 9 18:40:38 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 21:45 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 14:05 -0500, Jon Masters wrote:

> > The new gnome-volume-control is so cut-down it's not useful to me. In
> > the quest to be more Mac-like in removing mixer controls
> No, it's in a quest of providing *solutions* to user's problems, and not
> blindly showing everything the software and the hardware can do.

I couldn't disagree more strongly. As a Linux user, I want the "show me
everything" option. I don't care if I have to check a box to do it, but
I want to see all the knobs and dials. And I at least expect not to have
what I'm doing with alsamixer interfered with by the other tools.


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