[kde-linux] KMix problems - settings won't stay set

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Wed Mar 25 20:36:51 UTC 2009

Andy Crouch wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I am using KMix 2.6.1, KDE 3.5.10.
>> I can't persuade the settings to endure.  I set them to what I
>> want, go to another of the tabs, go back, and the things I have
>> just set have reverted to what they were.  I have repeatedly set
>> "capture", but if I go anywhere else it is back to zero.
>> I have even resorted to Alsamixer and Alsamixergui, but they are
>> worse because I have no idea how to move along the settings in the
>> first or operate the second, and no amount of Googling helps.
> I'm writing this from memory but I thought that with alsamixer you 
> could move between the various channels using the left and right
> arrow keys and move the volume of the selected channel up and down
> with the up and down arrow keys.
> Once you have made your modifications then you need to exit alsamixer
>  (esc key) and run alsactl store from the shell.
>> I have been trying to solve this for 2 days!  I need to get it
>> working so that the mic on my headset works so that I can make
>> calls on SipGate.  I am clearly doing something wrong - but what??
I have a man page: alsamixer.  So there are instructions.


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