Volume, a kingdom for a volume lever...

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Tue Nov 18 10:26:14 CET 2008

or install zenity and create a /usr/share/applications/Volume.desktop
file containg the lines below:

[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Volume Control
Exec=/usr/bin/amixer set PCM `zenity --scale --display=:0.0
--text=Volume  --min-value=100 --max-value=255 --value=235`

On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 10:18 +0100, gromez wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Theo <dec0de at place4sure.com> wrote:
> >
> > To me a phone is not a phone if you cannot adjust the volume during a call.
> >
> > Being able to open a terminal and guessing which lever out of hundreds in the
> > alsamixer is the one handling the volume just won't cut it. I bought my
> > FreeRunner in the beginning of August, and since then I have never been able
> > to use the phone at all as I don't want to share my phone calls with the rest
> > of the world. The high volume also creates an irritating echo to the other
> > caller.
> >
> > I am amazed how much time seems to be spent making GPS,
> > Bluetooth and Wireless work on the phone whilst such a basic function as
> > adjusting the volume seems to be totally forgotten.
> >
> > Then again, maybe Its just me who cannot find this feature in any of the
> > Distributions available...
> A ticket has been opened for this feature in SHR :
> http://shr.bearstech.com/trac/ticket/41
> But I didn't have any idea when it will be done...
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William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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