[arch-general] Muting internal speakers

Chris Sakalis chrissakalis at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 03:17:45 EDT 2012

pulseaudio[1] has that functionality. You should check it out. On KDE
, Kmix supports pulseaudio and I am pretty sure it support auto
switching too.

--Chris Sakalis

[1] - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pulseaudio

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Eric Ryan Jones
<eric at thetechnojesus.com> wrote:
> Arch always did that automatically for me.  I do know that you can set up defaults and fallbacks in KDE just like in Windows.  I'm not sure about GNOME, though, as I have used KDE for a while.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: arch-general-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-general-bounces at archlinux.org] On Behalf Of Nelson Marambio
> Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:52 PM
> To: arch-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [arch-general] Muting internal speakers
> Since the change from Win 7 to Arch there is just one function I really miss up to now. Perhaps someone of you can help me out.
> Is it possible that Arch deactivates the internal speakers of my laptop when I plug in my USB-headset and turn input / output to this ?
> In Windows I could define the USB headset as default for in-/output so Win made a fallback to internal speakers only when I plugged out the headset again.
> It would be really great if Arch was that comfortable too. I know in GNOME there are just two clicks to do for switching to another audio hardware but ... :D
> Warm regards,
> Nelson.

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