Volume Control use

David Boles dgboles at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 20:57:56 UTC 2007

on 6/22/2007 1:29 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
>> on 6/22/2007 5:04 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> David Boles wrote:
>>>> on 6/21/2007 7:23 PM, Tim wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 12:59 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>>>>     If you have either F7 or F6 with all the updates you will have a 
>>>>>> Volume Control that is broken. When you click it up if your in the Alsa 
>>>>>> mixer mode you on the right side a Microphone listed on the Playback 
>>>>>> tab. This is wrong and if you look at the device below the Mike it shows 
>>>>>> a speaker!
>>>>>>     To use this bad system first turn up the Master and Master Mono to 
>>>>>> the top and set Mike to the top. Now click File and select the TriTech 
>>>>>> OSS Mixer. 
>>>>> Firstly, that "TriTech" bit only refers to your hardware.  People with
>>>>> different sound hardware will see something different.
>>>>> Second, make a damn bugzilla report.  We've all heard the same story
>>>>> from you several times, this week.  We know about it by now, you're not
>>>>> doing anything constructive about it.
>>>> Karl - Please read this and listen. I am not writing this to be mean or
>>>> insulting in any way.
>>>> I have had FC-3, FC-4, FC-5, FC6, and FC-7 all installed one after the
>>>> other. At the same time I have always had rawhide (the development branch
>>>> of Fedora) installed too.  And my mixers/volume controls have all worked
>>>> just fine.
>>>> So I really think that your problems are either your hardware or Pebkac.
>>>> Really. And if I had to bet I would bet on Pebkac.
>>>     Hi and first I have no idea what Pebkac is. I will try the man 
>>> pages. Second, the problem is NOT my hardware. This same hardware works 
>>> just fine if you don't upgrade the gstream software on FC6.
>>>     Finally it is not just my problem. There have been many on this list 
>>> say they see the same thing on F7. What your complaining about was an 
>>> effort I made to tell those using the Volume Control how to do it. And 
>>> yes most people have just one sound card. That being said how I wonder 
>>> do you adjust the mike gain?
>>> Karl
>> Pebkac - _p_roblem _e_xists _b_etween _k_eyboard _a_nd _c_omputer.  ;-)
>> It means that you don't know, don't understand, or both, what you are
>> doing. Which can be dangerous to your installation. You are using what is
>> called the 'shotgun' method. What does that mean? Think about using a
>> shotgun to try to kill a single housefly buzzing around your living room.
>> I can understand you frustrations. Truly.
>> And Gnome-Volume-Control, as you have been told by several people, has
>> absolutely nothing to do with audio volume. What does that mean? that you
>> are trying to solve your problem but twiddling with the wrong package.
>> From what you are describing you are looking at a KDE GUI audio mixer
>> application. And that I can not help you with because I do not use KDE.
>     David. In several cases I have called it the Gnome Volume Control. I 
> have today filed a bug. We do not need to beat this old horse again. It 
> is being worked on.
> Karl

Well in that case I wish you luck. I use GNOME as my desktop and do not
have KDE, or any other desktop installed. All I can tell is that mine
works. The red 'X's you mentioned switch on and off with a single, simple
mouse click. And setting them on or off affects if the device they control
works or doesn't work.



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