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Is it possible to control individual applications in KMix (I'm using Kubuntu 12.10) without having to click 'Restore'? I'm hoping for an open-on-right-click temporary window. Also, how do you integrate Banshee into the KMix sound control?

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News about KMix – the KDE Multimedia Mixer

A blog: http://kmix5.wordpress.com/

Is it possible to control individual applications in KMix

Yes - with the recent version of the KMix and if the application is supporting the MPRIS2.

How do you integrate Banshee into the KMix sound control? (tested with the Kubuntu 13.04 a1 / KDE 4.10 b2)

Stopping the KMix - adding the backend information to the kmix configuration file - restarting the kmix: http://kmix5.wordpress.com/2011/12/30/winter-of-69-welcome-kmix-v4/ . The developer:" KMix for KDE 4.8" - so it should work with the Kubuntu 12.10.

The Banshee, at here, is in the first KMIx menu and the "Playback streams"

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KMix main window without restore (tested with the Kubuntu 12.10 - KDE 4.9)

The Kmix main window can be launched with the command:

qdbus org.kde.kmix /kmix/KMixWindow org.qtproject.Qt.QWidget.show

This command can be added to the K-Menu

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so it can be launched with the shortcut key

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or with a quick launcher.

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Awesome! Not exactly what I was looking for, but just as good - or even better. Also, how do I add the backend information to the kmix configuration file? What am I supposed to put in it? Thanks! –  asymptotically Dec 13 '12 at 18:29
    
Oh, ok, never mind. The commands on the site were in such small print I ignored them. Thanks! This is brilliant! I have to apparently wait 8 hours to give you the bounty, so ... –  asymptotically Dec 13 '12 at 21:33
    
Just one more question ... when I close the Banshee window, it gets terminated. How do I prevent this? I have MPRIS interface and Sound Menu Integration enabled. –  asymptotically Dec 13 '12 at 21:35
    
About the close - Do you want to minimize it to the tray ? A KDE link: forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=113&t=102737 Or do you mean something else ? –  user26687 Dec 14 '12 at 16:05
    
That doesn't work very well. It places an icon on the system tray, but removes it when I exit. But the main functionality I'm trying to have is not killing the process when I exit the window. –  asymptotically Dec 15 '12 at 1:00
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