Volti is GTK+ application for controlling audio volume from system tray/notification area
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README

Volti is an GTK+ application for controlling audio volume from system tray/notification area.

Features:

- no pulseaudio, gstreamer, phonon etc. only alsa is needed
- internal mixer application, but you can choose any mixer app you prefer
- left click opens volume scale (slider)
- scroll wheel on tray icon changes volume, increment in percents is configurable
- you can configure middle click to toggle 'mute' or 'show mixer'
- nice tooltip with card and volume info
- support multimedia keys on keyboard
- support desktop notifications on keys events
- you can control volti from command line or bind keys within your window manager
- support soundcards with split master channel such as M-Audio 2496


Dependencies:

- pygtk 2.16.0 or later
- pyalsaaudio 0.6 or later
- dbus-python 0.80.0 or later
- python-xlib 0.15rc1 or later (optional, used for keys events as an alternative to hal)

Install:

- Manually
Run 'python setup.py install'.
You can also start application from source dir, just run ./volti.

- Arch
volti is in aur, see http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33525

- Gentoo
volti is in portage, see http://packages.gentoo.org/package/media-sound/volti

- Debian/Ubuntu
deb package can be found at downloads page

Usage:

Start volti from your applications menu or run 'volti' from terminal.
You will probably want to add volti to autostart.