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Hello I have tryed out the programm "EarCandy", now I had/have a lot of problems. At first I did not get any sound and now it is very low volume. PS Earcandy is now deleted from my harddisk.

When Im opening the Alsamixer with:

alsamixer

I see that the volume for the speakers is zero. Now I push it to the max volume. But after every restart, I have to open alsamixer again and have to set the volume to max again. Can I save the settings for alsamixer or is there any other way to fix the problem ? enter image description here

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Execute:

sudo alsactl store

This should save alsamixer configurations to /etc/asound.state which gets loaded every startup.

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My laptop continues to reset my configuration, even after running the above command. It claims to be storing it to /var/lib/alsa/asound.state. Is there any other reason for it not working? –  Azmisov Aug 31 '13 at 3:35
    
I have exactly the same problem, and exactly the same behaviour when I try sudo alsactl store. –  mattshepherd Oct 18 at 19:15

You could also save the mixer settings into a custom file with alsactl:

alsactl --file ~/.config/asound.state store

Reloading:

alsactl --file ~/.config/asound.state restore
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After running sudo alsamixer the mixer should should retain the changes you make.

See Sound does not work once my profile loads. on which answers you can find a clue also.

Good luck!

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