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What I'm looking for is a way to control pulseaudio from my phone.

I love Pulseaudio Volume Control (the desktop app which lets you control each application's volume level). The best thing would be an android app which connects to pavu. I guess that's not going to happen anytime soon, so this is why I'm asking for alternatives here.

What I've been thinking of but haven't done because it's so clumsy:

  • connect to my computer via vnc as a second screen and have pavucontrol run there --> not really elegant at all
  • write my own android app and have it log in to my pc using ssh. --> well, this takes time. Last resort.

Remote controlling only my music player for example is NOT an option. I have many applications running which play sound and I want to mix them all together, not with an app for each one of these. I'm talking about

  • being on teamspeak
  • playing some music
  • having system sounds
  • and the occasional notification from somewhere

at the same time. Doing it manually is just not an option.

Thanks for any ideas!

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Been looking for the same sort of thing for the past few days. With only minor difficulties I was able to build reverb and get it working. I was able to control my laptop's pulseaudio after loading module-native-protocol-tcp. Next step is forwarding port 4713 from my router to my desktop so I can control that too.

The project hasn't been updated in about a year, and doesn't yet allow cookie authentication, so I might have to resurrect it.

  • awesome, you're the best. I'll try that instantly and maybe push some code in your direction once I have the time – Yorrd Apr 8 '15 at 7:27

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