Bug 67886 - Put gnome-volume-control on panel by default if user has a sound card
Summary: Put gnome-volume-control on panel by default if user has a sound card
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-media   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-07-03 19:07 UTC by Tammy Fox
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:43 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-07 22:02:32 UTC
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Description Tammy Fox 2002-07-03 19:07:57 UTC
By default, the gnome-volume-control applet is on the panel. If you
start X on a machine with no sound card, you get an error dialog with
the message Couldn't open mixer device /dev/sound/mixer.

Comment 1 Telsa Gwynne 2002-07-15 16:54:41 UTC
In addition to this, when starting Gnome I get this error message as above,
click "Okay", and then promptly get "The volume-control-applet died 
unexpectedly." If I click "Reload", I get the "/dev/sound/mixer not found"
again. If I click "OK" again, the applet successfully returns.

Thia box (allegedly) has on-board sound.

Comment 2 Warren Togami 2002-08-12 22:43:37 UTC
It would be really nice if there were a way of globally disabling
gnome-volume-control applet for LTSP servers.  Any GUI checkbox or text based
global config?

Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-12 22:56:11 UTC
Disabling in what sense? It's no longer on the default panel, and you could have
made that change yourself in the same way the gnome-panel RPM does.
Or I guess you could just remove it from the gnome-applets package...
Surely LTSP involves modified packages/config already?

Comment 4 Warren Togami 2002-08-12 23:12:54 UTC
Oops, you are right, I apologize.  I just tested this with a new user, and it
does indeed not add it by default to the panel anymore.

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