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Re: Multiseat volume settings?

On Sat, 13 Sep 2008 10:25:46 -0700
Tyler MacDonald <tyler@yi.org> wrote:

> My daughter and I share a multiseat debian setup. I'm using gnome and
> she uses KDE. I like to listen to music using amarok. She likes to
> play games whose sound get annoying after awhile, like gcompris or
> childsplay, or http://www.nickjr.com/playtime/ or
> http://www.boohbah.com/ . 
> The problem is that the volume knob controls both of our volumes,
> since we're sharing a sound card. And when I turn up the volume in
> the gnome volume control applet, her KDE desktop gets louder as well.
> Is there any way to separate the volume on a per-desktop basis, so
> that I can make her clicks and whirs quieter and my music louder?
>   Thanks,
>     Tyler
Setting the volume with amixer in ~/.basrc might work.


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