Bug 812664 - No access to low-level sound settings
No access to low-level sound settings
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-04-15 15:45 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2012-04-19 23:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-04-19 23:27:06 EDT
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2012-04-15 15:45:57 EDT
Before gmixer was deprecated and orphaned, I was able to use it to access low-level settings for my sound card.

Now I can't. I'm left via the sound settings applet with access to only a single input volume slider and a single output volume slider.

I can use alsamixer to get access to the low-level settings, but I shouldn't have to.

I don't know whether the decision to replace gmixer with a less functional one was made by Fedora or the GNOME development team, so I'm starting with Fedora bugzilla. Feel free to upstream if that's more appropriate.
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2012-04-19 23:27:06 EDT
'Expose all settings on every sound card' is not a goal for the gnome sound panel.

As I said on the list, we are interested in actual use cases where our controls are insufficient - please report those upstream. But 'my card has a low-level setting that is not reflected in the ui' is not a use case I would consider relevant.

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