Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Thu Feb 23 04:31:16 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2012-02-20 at 22:38 -0800, Len Ovens wrote:
> I will look, I don't know if I can fix that properly... it should be as a
> alsa-tools-gui bug fix in my opinion. It is not the icon file but the
> *.desktop file that comes with the mixer. In any case the point still
> remains that there are a number of mixers and most people will only ever
> use one. In fact some people will only ever use the alsa mixer and don't
> ever need to see the rest. Some people will set and forget it and do their
> level setting in ardour too. The card specific mixers often have useful
> extras like mudita24 provides peek monitoring and monitor mixing and
> levels indication as well as the card setup in an easy to use manner. I
> expect some of the other multi-track card mixers do too.

Mudita24, aka Envy24 control can't be replaced by the ALSA mixer. Some
users and I experienced using ALSA mixer for Envy24 cards as not
working. I prefer to use HDSPmixer for my HDSPe AIO, but since HDSPconf
isn't working for this RME card, ALSA mixer has to be used to configure
all settings. AFAIK ALSA mixer does work for all supported audio cards,
excepted of the Envy24 cards. Anyway, mixer GUIs IMO are much more
pleasant. Removing a mixer from the menu can be done by the user, with

- Ralf 

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