mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

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mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by helgatheviking » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:48 pm

under cinnamon settings > applets : i have the Sound applet checked. however, there is no sound/volume icon in the task panel.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by AlbertP » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:51 pm

Make sure that you are running Cinnamon 1.4, i.e. all updates are installed.
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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by helgatheviking » Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:03 pm

thanks for the reply! synaptic says i am running cinnamon 1.4 and update manager says all my packages are up to date so i don't think that is it. all the other applets i have running (forcequit, snapshot and network manager) all have icons.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by timbo » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:37 pm

I have the same problem on LMDe. Also the applets for keyboard and display do not show up.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by pepperoni » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:00 pm

Same problem here,
Have you solved this problem guys?
thanx

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by FDF » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:15 pm

is it all the time like that or …
I thought it was the same for me with the sound applet. then I discover I can't see it only when Banshee was running. The sound settings were actually available as a sub menu of the "Banshee applet" (The notification place). When I close Banshee, then the sound icon appears again.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by timbo » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:52 am

Nono, in my case the icon never showed up. Also Display and Keyboard applets don't work.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by bimsebasse » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:00 pm

The Keyboard applet doesn't work in the Mint 12 Gnome edition either (not showing up in my panel anyway) but the sound applet does (volume icon visible at all times, turns into a music icon when a music player is launched), something must have gone wrong setting Cinnamon up for Debian.
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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by A Future Pilot » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:58 pm

Try doing a

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sudo apt-get install --reinstall pulseaudio alsa

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by timbo » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:15 pm

After a fresh install the icon was there. I removed Pulseaudio and it disappeared. Is there a way to get a sound applet and volume key support without pulseaudio? In xfce that is no problem at all.

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Re: mint 12 cinnamon missing volume icon?

Post by Bobster » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:13 pm

I know this thread is a bit old but its the only thread I could find,
I too lost my applet everything was going great , I did not mind not seeing the icon as I could get sound any way. but then went to make a skype call with vid only to find the mic did not work, on looking in the settings, there appears to be NO hard ware installed, they where there last week as I had to change a setting in there from stereo to surround, but now there are NO settings available and according to the settings NO sound installed. but still get sound out of the speakers.
Any suggestions please would be grateful...thanks in advance.

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