Introduction to the Xfce4 Pulseaudio Plugin

The Xfce4 Pulseaudio Plugin is a plugin for the Xfce panel which provides a convenient way to adjust the audio volume of the PulseAudio sound system and to an auto mixer tool like pavucontrol. It can optionally handle multimedia keys for controlling the audio volume.



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Package Information

Xfce4 Pulseaudio Plugin Dependencies


dbus-glib-0.112, libnotify-0.8.1, PulseAudio-16.1, and xfce4-panel-4.18.2


User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin

Installation of the Xfce4 Pulseaudio Plugin

Install the Xfce4 Pulseaudio Plugin by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: None
Installed Libraries: libpulseaudio-plugin.so
Installed Directories: None