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I get a weird behavior with my volume every time I try to play a game with Desmume or even if I try to play Trine in Steam.

Volume goes up and down and it doesn't stop which makes gaming impossible.

Anyone has an idea to solve this?

I have an HP Pavilion DV4 2161nr.

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I haven't tried any steam game on Ubuntu yet. But for native games this works.

sudo rm /dev/input/js0
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This needs to be explained better. How does removing a joystick device file help with sound problems? – Nephente Oct 2 '15 at 11:25

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