How to get sound icon into panel?

Timothy Murphy gayleard at
Sat Feb 9 21:38:32 UTC 2008

Nigel Henry wrote:

>> I notice that I have no sound icon in my Fedora-8 KDE panel.
>> The only way I can control the volume is
>> to go to KMix or Soundcard Detection in the K-menu.
>> Is this a feature of F-8, or am I missing something?

> Hi Timothy. Normally I find that the first time you click on the Kmix icon
> the volume control is put in the panel. Have a look in Kmix's "settings"
> "configure-kmix". There should be a line "Enable system tray volume
> control", which needs to be checked.

Thanks very much.
Going to K=>Multimedia=>KMix and Settings=>Configure KMix
clicking on Apply brought the speaker icon into the panel.

I had tried the KMix applet to the panel,
but this was a much larger icon containing a number of switches,
which was not what I wanted.

Timothy Murphy  
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