When I installed Ubuntu 17.10, I noticed that the volume icon in Rhythmbox was gone:

My Rhythmbox

But then I found this picture while wandering on the internet and I thought that maybe I'm the only one who has this problem since no one had brought it up.

So I just removed rhythmbox-plugin-alternative-toolbar as a workaround solution.

Rhythmbox image from somewhere on the internet

But yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 17.10 for my friend and he had the exact same problem as I did.

So, is there any way for me to retrieve the missing volume icon?

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    Seems like a bug. Please use the ubuntu-bug application to file a bug report. Be sure to add enough detail so the developers can reproduce the problem.
    – user535733
    Nov 23 '17 at 3:42
  • Thanks, I summited a bug report already. But I don't think there's any detail to add. As I said, I installed ubuntu for my friend yesterday, so it is a newly installed with no configure being made. Nov 23 '17 at 4:21

Oh, well, I found the answer myself. It's not a bug, just go into plugin -> alternative toolbar setting, there's un option to turn on volume icon.

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    This was such a waste of time, why author decided to remove volume control and put it into options? So stupid. +1
    – Marecky
    Sep 20 '19 at 20:40
  • True that @Marecky Aug 10 '21 at 22:00

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