Add ability to mix to mono

Bug #766710 reported by Darxus on 2011-04-20
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pavucontrol (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pavucontrol

Please add the ability to mix to mono. Preferably as conveniently as I can enable and disable muting (maybe in the indicator applet?).

I often come across audio on the internet (youtube) where it's obvious the creator never listened to it through headphones - the left and right channels are horribly imbalanced. It would be nice to just listen to that stuff in mono.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: pavucontrol 0.9.9-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-28.49-generic 2.6.35.11
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-28-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: ksplice_awxg85pt_vmlinux_new ksplice_awxg85pt ksplice_kmhfvtd1_vmlinux_new ksplice_kmhfvtd1 nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Apr 19 20:42:13 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: pavucontrol

Darxus (darxus) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in pavucontrol (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Dave Gilbert (ubuntu-treblig) wrote :

I've just duped 485694 to this one. The reporter of that one wants basically the same functionality; although their need is because they have one speaker in each room, so they don't need the ability to rapidly change it.

Changed in pavucontrol (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Darxus (darxus) wrote :

It would be even nicer if I could pick between mixing to mono, or listening to only the right or left channel in both sides of my headphones (sometimes one channel is garbage and the other is decent),.

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