need testing - xfce 4.4.2 installer package

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Tue Dec 4 22:09:07 CET 2007

David Mohr wrote:
> On 12/4/07, Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at> wrote:
>> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
>>> Off-topic: We should replace that crappy piece of software anyway.
>>> Whenever I want to record music of my bands I have to rely on alsamixer
>>> because xfce4-mixer is not good enough. I wish I had more time, then
>>> I'd do the job. Actually, I already started working on it about a month
>>> ago:
>> Jep, a rewrite would be nice. Something based on GStreamer.
> This might be a stupid question, but what does gstreamer also handle
> mixer controls? I thought it was just for sound processing.

There's a GstMixer interface for software/hardware mixer controls. This
way we could get rid of the OS specific code, and Xfce would work
out-of-the-box on every system supported by GStreamer.

> ~David


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