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pulseaudio mixer applet

Pulseaudio Mixer Applet is a small applet for the GNOME panel which you can use to easily change the volume of individual applications. It can be used as a replacement for the default volume applet.

Even though Pulseaudio Mixer Applet is not exactly beautifully designed (because it pops up a huge dialog with the applications currently using PulseAudio), it can be very useful.

Besides the individual applications volume feature, the applet also allows you to change the default input and output devices, and move application audio streams to different devices.

Version 0.2.2 was released a few days ago and it comes with two new features: indicators that there are no applications playing or recording, and the ability to close the applet by clicking outside it. This release also fixes some bugs with UI layout when used on bottom panels and when an icon for a device or application can't be found in the current theme.

Download Pulseaudio Mixer Applet:

- Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala:

- Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx:

Or you can add the PPA if you want:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:v-geronimos/ppa && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-mixer-applet

After installation, right click a Gnome Panel, select "Add to panel" and then search for "PulseAudio Mixer Applet". Finally, click "Add". That's it!

For more info and source files download, see the PulseAudio Mixer Applet page on Launchpad.

[Special thanks to Ubuntips for the info]