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Gnome Shell Extension to show a simple chooser to select Input & Output device based on gnome control center

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Gnome Shell Extension - Sound Input & Output Device Chooser

A simple selector to enabled selection of sound source and sink based on Gnome Control Center


Python 2 or 3. New version needs Python as optional dependency. Use option to turn off new profile identification logic, if Python is to be avoided. But the old logic has language dependency and works only with English display language

Installation Instructions

The official method to install this extension is from

To install the extension from source, clone the repository and place it in the

directory ```bash cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/

Remove older version

rm -rf "sound-output-device-chooser"

Clone current version

git clone

Install it

cp -r gse-sound-output-device-chooser/[email protected] . rm -rf "gse-sound-output-device-chooser" ```

Enable the extensions from GNOME Tweaks.

Gnome shell versions compatible


  • May conflict with extensions which modify volume menu.
  • Extension works with Volume Mixer extension. Restart shell, if errors encountered.

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