need suggestions for sound GUIs [was: Re: Configuring sound output on Lubuntu 14.4]

Jörn Schönyan joern.schoenyan at
Wed Nov 19 09:48:06 UTC 2014

Am Mittwoch, 19. November 2014 10:42:58 CEST schrieb Henk Terhell:
> Israel schreef op 19-11-2014 om 02:30:
>> On 11/18/2014 01:20 PM, Walter Lapchynski wrote:
>  ...
>   A new Lubuntu,  with the attractive themes of LXQt, will 
> undoubtly gain attention of many newcomers. In my opinion sound 
> control should not be the Achilles heel of Lubuntu for such 
> people if they first have to search on internet how to switch 
> their sound boxes on by downloading additional programs .
> I have no experience with JACK, but pavucontrol is easy to get 
> a grip on. Alsamixer is a bit intimidating for newcomers.
That's right, but we can't use pavucontrol in LXQt, because it is based on 
GTK+... and there doesn't seem something simmilar written in Qt(5). There 
are only some simple ALSA GUIs. That could really be an Achilles heel.


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