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

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Sat Dec 23 20:40:30 UTC 2006

Le samedi 23 décembre 2006 à 16:16 +0000, ael a écrit :
> > 
> > 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
> > logged.
> > 
> 1) I don't want a microphone active when I am not using it. Also
> possible security issues there.
> 2) I find that I need to adjust PCM, FM and master volume levels among
> others to suit various applications. Some are otherwise just too quiet,
> others deafen me.
> 3) Capture selection/setting also needs adjusting for various
> applications. When I install ekiga on a new machine, I often think the
> microphone is not working until I remember that it must be in Capture
> mode for ekiga. I have been caught by that several times :-)
> 4) If I start ekiga with my default mixer setting ekiga does not work:
> no microphone input, and very quiet output.
> So I find that I freqently need to adjust mixer settings depending on
> which application I am running. mplayer, realplayer [spit], aplay,
> timidity, aplaymidi, ekiga and so on...

That's a good justification :-)
 _      Damien Sandras
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