Inadequate sound device control

stan gryt2 at
Sun Apr 15 19:26:21 UTC 2012

On Sun, 15 Apr 2012 14:27:26 -0400
Jonathan Kamens <jik at> wrote:

> These are not esoteric settings that only audiophiles use. I have to 
> tweak them/regularly/ to get my speakers, headset, and microphone to 
> play nicely together, due to another bug, i.e., that Fedora doesn't
> seem to /remember/ my settings between logins / reboots. But even if

You should file a bugzilla for this.  By default, alsa is supposed to
do this, and does on my system.  If it doesn't on yours, that should be
fixed.  Go to the alsa-project website and use to put your
hardware information into the ticket.

> that bug weren't present and the settings were remembered, I would
> still need to tweak them at least once to set them properly the first
> time, and right now there's no way to do that through a GUI, whereas
> there was before when gmixer was supported. That's simply an

You could try the mixer app from xfce4-mixer package.  It says it is
for xfce4, and so might pull in some xfce dependencies, but it seems to
give access to low level settings, on a quick run.

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