Volume, a kingdom for a volume lever...

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Tue Nov 18 10:28:43 CET 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 10:03:34AM +0100, Theo 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...

I know that there's one in the oven possibly for 2008.11


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