need suggestions for sound GUIs [was: Re: Configuring sound output on Lubuntu 14.4]
leszek.lesner at web.de
Wed Nov 19 09:51:24 UTC 2014
Am Mittwoch, 19. November 2014, 10:48:06 schrieb Jörn Schönyan:
> 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.
KDE Team is writing a gui for Plasma 5 systemsettings. I don't know if this
can run as a seperate module without much of plasma systemsettings however the
UI looks like a 1:1 clone of pavucontrol.
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