run pulseaudio server with 'flat-volumes=no'
I listen to music while writing... and every single time I change songs a
hilariously loud POP is almost killing my ears. This is annoying and painful.
What's also annoying is that with 'flat-volumes = yes' the master volume is
changed to the loudest individual stream. If a rogue application should choose
to up the volume, my ears get fried (headphones !)
Personally I think the purpose of having a master volume slider is to limit the
max volume to avoid this kind of crap, which is totally nullified by
'flat-volumes = yes' !
Proposal: use 'flat-volumes = no' as the default in '/etc/pulse/daemon.conf'. I
think the user is clever enough to handle the volume sliders himself. And only
because Vista or W7 fiddles with the master volume in this _sick_ way, we don't
need that as well.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. play a song
2. increase the volume for the app. using pavucontrol or with the app. itself
3. master volume is pushed up as well
The user should be the _only_ one messing with MASTER VOLUME.
With 'flat-volumes=yes' it is possible to get permanent hearing damage if unexpected volume surges are forced into the user's ears! Again with this feature enabled _any_ application that uses pulseaudio can set the master volume to 100%. That might be tolerable with a stereo system with a manual volume knob, but on a laptop + headphones this is close to a criminal assault.
Set user benefit
You can add different relations here, for example duplicate features, obs projects, urls...
To embedd an image you can simply upload it to paste.opensuse.org and add a relation to its raw url.
Set release notes
Last change: 5 months ago