[Ekiga-list] Suggestion: a front end hook for ekiga

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Sat Dec 23 10:34:17 UTC 2006

Le vendredi 22 décembre 2006 à 23:43 +0000, ael a écrit :
> My sound card is rather complex as viewed by ALSA. To use ekiga, I need
> to launch alsamixer or one of its variants and set at least 4 different
> controls which are not very memorable.
> Instead I have used alsactl to store the configuration in a special
> "ekiga-alsa.cfg" file. Then I can use
> alsactl -f /path/ekiga-alsa.cfg restore ; ekiga &
> In fact, I just wrap that up as a tiny little bash script called
> ekiga_go. I would probably forget that path = /usr/local/etc/ otherwise :-)
> This is probably re-inventing the wheel, but should ekiga have a
> facility to run a custom sound set-up script at start up? Or have I
> missed the documentation?

The real question is : why do you have to do that? Mixer settings should
be remembered accross reboots, and should not be changed while you are

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