Missing volume applet?
jb.1234abcd at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 18:44:47 UTC 2011
Alex <mysqlstudent <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >> I'm not sure it's still called an "applet", but the little volume
> >> control in the upper-right is missing on the panel on my fc14 system.
> >> How can I get it back?
> >> The little network icon is also missing. I have no idea how this
> >> happened. The clock and username are still there, though.
> >> What happens if I delete that panel and recreate it?
> > [jb <at> localhost ~]$ which gnome-volume-control
> > /usr/bin/gnome-volume-control
> > [jb <at> localhost ~]$ which gnome-volume-control-applet
> > /usr/bin/gnome-volume-control-applet
> > [jb <at> localhost ~]$
> > $ yum list gnome-media
> > This is the same app as under:
> > System-Preferences-Sound
> > Make sure it is activated there, best to view and control with:
> > $ yum list alacarte
> These were all installed. When I run gnome-volume-control, it just
> prints a box that says "waiting for sound system to respond". Is it
> that it can't determine which is the proper sound card to use?
Google search: waiting for sound system to respond
Go to System->Preferences -> Startup Applications
Make sure you’re in the tab ‘Startup programs’
-> Click on ‘Add’
Name: Pulseaudio daemon
Comment: Start the sound daemon
Now logout, then login again
> Also, while I kind of understand what alacarte does, there doesn't
> seem to be anything there that specifically relates to the volume
> control. Am I missing something?
then expand Preferences
scroll down to bottom to see
Check off Sound
right-click on Sound to see Properties, etc
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