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Support => New Users => Topic started by: bsr6563 on February 07, 2020, 01:38:47 pm

Title: Sound settings pannel disappeared (SOLVED)
Post by: bsr6563 on February 07, 2020, 01:38:47 pm
Hello,
I am newbie to linux. I have been using peppermint os since past 6 months. The experience has been fantastic as the OS is rock stable.
I cannot find the sound settings , neither in the panel nor in the menu. I get this issue after  updated the software recently.
Is it possible to restore the 'sound settings'  packag  again?

Best regards,
bsr656
Title: Re: Sound settings pannel disappeared
Post by: bsr6563 on February 08, 2020, 12:57:04 pm
After looking over internet for a while, I figured out that the some of the pulseaudio related packages were uninstalled, when I had run some commands to fix the bluetooth connection issue . :)
So now I installed the application by running the command,
sudo apt-get install pulseaudio pulseaudio-utils pavucontrol

But still plugin to add it in the task panel is still missing.
Can anyone tell me how to install the plugins for volume control?
Title: Re: Sound settings pannel disappeared
Post by: Slim.Fatz on February 09, 2020, 05:21:22 am
Hi bsr6563,

Check that you have the xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin package installed. If it is not installed then install it with the following command in a terminal:

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sudo apt-get install xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin
Then restart the panel to pick up the plugin with this command:

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xfce4-panel -r
Regards,

-- Slim
Title: Re: Sound settings pannel disappeared
Post by: bsr6563 on February 10, 2020, 03:40:48 am
This solved the issue. Thank you Slim.
Title: Re: Sound settings pannel disappeared
Post by: Slim.Fatz on February 10, 2020, 03:45:45 am
Hi bsr6563,

Glad to hear that your issue has been solved. In the future, when an issue has been solved to your satisfaction, please go back to your initial message about the issue, click on the button Modify and then add (SOLVED) to the end of the line Subject:  Finally, save the result. I have done it for you this time.  :)

Regards,

-- Slim
Title: Re: Sound settings pannel disappeared (SOLVED)
Post by: bsr6563 on February 10, 2020, 03:47:18 am
I will do that from next time. Thanks again.