[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#382441: Bug#382441: Bug#382441: xfce4-mixer unable to switch between two sound cards without restarting

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Apr 21 09:01:11 UTC 2009

On lun, 2008-01-21 at 13:23 -0800, tony mancill wrote:
> Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On jeu, 2006-08-10 at 18:47 -0700, tony mancill wrote:
> >> xfce4-mixer allows you to switch between two sound devices using
> >> File->Option->Device, but to actually modify the sliders for the newly
> >> selected device, it must be restarted.  It would be nice if it would
> >> switch to the selected device immediately, or display all available
> >> devices in tabs (like gnome-alsamixer).
> > 
> > I can't test here as I only have one device. Can you retry with latest
> > xfce (4.4.2) and report back?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> Sorry for the delay.  I didn't have 2 devices there for a while as well. 
> The behavior appears to be unchanged in the most recent version of xfce4-mixer:
> ii  xfce4-mixer    4.4.2-2        Xfce4 Mixer frontend

xfce4-mixer 4.6 has been largely rewritten based on the gstreamer
frontend and it should be able to handle that, I think. I don't have a
multi-card setup, but you might want to test and report back.


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