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How do I load alsamixer? How do I know if I am added to audio group? I am really new to the whole command line so be as specific as possible please.

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To open the alsa mixer control panel, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo alsamixer

To check if a user is added to a certain group, run the command

groups <username>

To add a user to a group, use the following command

sudo adduser username groupname
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@user67946, Did this answer your question? – Mitch Jun 3 '12 at 18:47

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