[blfs-support] pavucontrol

alex lupu alupu01 at gmail.com
Wed May 4 08:02:25 PDT 2016


On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 7:03 AM, Thanos Baloukas <baloukasthan at sch.gr> wrote:

> On 04/05/2016 06:26 πμ, alex lupu wrote
> ​ <excerpts>​
> :
>
>> "pavucontrol"
>> I was wondering why it hasn't been included in BLFS offerings.
>>
>> Nice solution. I'm using it with alsa-plugins and this asound.conf
>
> # Start of /etc/asound.conf
>
> # Use PulseAudio by default
> pcm.!default {
>   type pulse
>   fallback "sysdefault"
>   hint {
>     show on
>     description "Default ALSA Output (currently PulseAudio Sound Server)"
>   }
> }
>
> ctl.!default {
>   type pulse
>   fallback "sysdefault"
> }
>
> # End of /etc/asound.conf
>
> so that I don't have the mess of two sound servers.
> It's dependencies can be found on
>
> https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/pavucontrol/
>
> and build directions on
>
>
> https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/packages.git/tree/trunk/PKGBUILD?h=packages/pavucontrol
>
> To get the source do
>
> git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/pulseaudio/pavucontrol
> cd pavucontrol/
> git checkout 9b307dcfe2051caea7145c8ab48953bb4f57005c
>
> There is also pasystray
>
> https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/tree/PKGBUILD?h=pasystray
>
> It works fine on xfce4-panel and it can start other pulseaudio
> utilities that are listed in optdepends on above url.
> --
>
​ευχαριστώ Thanos.

Great, valuable info and details.
As an aside, my OP curiosity is still not satisfied:
 Why is "pavucontrol" not included in BLFS.
 (there _must_ be a reason - that escapes me for the moment)

Thanks again,
-- Alex
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