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From: "Måns Rullgård" <>
To: John W <>
Subject: Re: Can I specify the pulseaudio "application name"?
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:18:26 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (John W.'s message of "Tue, 8 Oct 2019 10:42:06 -0700")

John W <> writes:

> Sometimes I play sounds from commandline with the 'play' command. This
> shows up as a pulseaudio stream (aka 'sink source') named "SoX". I can
> adjust the volume for that stream separate from others on my system,
> no problem.
> But what I'd like to do is have some set of these (eg: notification
> sounds) be a different volume from others (eg: all the rest). So, I
> thought maybe there's some way to specify a pulseaudio application
> name other than "SoX" (maybe "SoX-my-notifications", or somesuch).
> Then, I can adjust the volume for that separately, and pulse will
> remember it.
> But so far, I haven't found any way to do this.
> Anyone know if this is possible?

There is currently no way to set the name.  It is hard-coded here:

Måns Rullgård

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  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-09 10:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-08 17:42 John W
2019-10-09 10:18 ` Måns Rullgård [this message]
2019-10-09 16:42   ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users
2019-10-10  6:26     ` John W
2019-10-10  8:31       ` Måns Rullgård

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