Volume, a kingdom for a volume lever...

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at rasterman.com
Tue Nov 18 10:59:21 CET 2008

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

> 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...

e already has a mixer gadget - just enable the module (tricky given the config
dialog doesnt fit on screen... but thats a matter of time before it's fixed)
and then u get a little mixer icon u can press and get a volume slider... :)
it's always available then.

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