Introduction to pavucontrol-qt

pavucontrol-qt is the Qt port of volume control pavucontrol of sound server PulseAudio. Its use is not limited to LXQt.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

pavucontrol-qt Dependencies


liblxqt-0.12.0 and PulseAudio-11.1, built with GLib-2.56.0 support


git-2.16.2 (to download translation files) or lxqt-l10n-0.12.0 (to add localization files)

User Notes:

Installation of pavucontrol-qt

Install pavucontrol-qt by running the following commands:

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      -DPULL_TRANSLATIONS=no              \
      ..       &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you installed in /opt, again as the root user:

if [ "$LXQT_PREFIX" != /usr ]; then
  ln -svf $LXQT_PREFIX/share/applications/pavucontrol-qt.desktop \

Command Explanations

-DPULL_TRANSLATIONS=no: Removes the need for git-2.16.2, which would otherwise be requested to download the translation files.


Installed Program: pavucontrol-qt
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: None

Short Descriptions


is a Qt based GUI configuration tool for sound settings using pulsaudio.

Last updated on 2018-02-21 06:35:18 -0600