Volume, a kingdom for a volume lever...

Petr Vanek vanous at penguin.cz
Tue Nov 18 10:51:24 CET 2008

On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 10:03:34 +0100
Theo <dec0de at place4sure.com> (T) wrote:

>To me a phone is not a phone if you cannot adjust the volume during a
>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...

How about PyMixer? Changes volume and can also recall/save alsa-state

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