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12.9.5. KMix

KMix is a sound mixer that allows you to control volume settings for sound inputs to and outputs from your computer. For more information refer to the KMix website at http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/kdemultimedia/kmix/index.html

12.9.5.1. Using KMix Sound Mixer

The application window has three sections with different controls: Output , Input and Switches . These sections contain volume sliders, switches for enabling/disabling record or playback, and multiple-choice selectors.
  • Output controls are playback-related, like the Master volume control .
  • Input controls are recording-related, like Capture .
  • Switches has all controls allowing you to switch some functionalities ON or OFF (like Mic Boost (+20dB) ), and multiple-choice controls (like Mic Select: Mic1 or Mic2 ).
KMix also features LEDs.
  • Green for playback
  • Red for recording
  • Yellow is for special soundcard functions
Most of these controls have a context menu, you can access by a right mouse click on the icon.
  • For Split Channels the right slider controls right side volume, and the left controls left side volume.
  • Muted can be on or off.
  • You can select Hide to hide this device
To configure KMix from the menubar choose Preferences > Use Settings > Configure KMix The options are:
  • Dock into panel will dock in the systray when pressing the window Close button.
  • Show labels will display labels for each of the sound devices.
  • Show lines to mark positions on the sliders.

 
 
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