Questions related to adjusting and controlling the volume level of a computer system.

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How can I reflect the volume control in the bottom panel to speaker's volume?

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04.1 LTS and I'm a new user in it. My speakers have a USB cable for connecting to the computer. The volume controller that pops up when clicked on the speaker icon in the right ...
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Ubuntu 16 - Holding Volume Up key on keyboard not working

I'm trying to change the volume level on my Ubuntu 16. If I try to mute via holding the notebook's "Fn" + "volume down" key, the volume decreases 1 level and then it quickly decreases the rest of it, ...
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Volume Fn keys get “stuck down” in Kubuntu and Ubuntu?

I've had a dual boot with Ubuntu for a while. One problem annoyed me though, that my Volume Fn keys got "stuck down" whenever I pressed them, making it max volume, or muted. This has happened every ...
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How to boost volume in Lubuntu

The audacious audio player volume is fine, but when I try to watch videos on youtube the volume is far too low. Is there a way to boost the overall sound? THank you for your time.
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How do I increase MATE volume beyond normal range in PP?

Some videos were recorded poorly or at low volume and need augmenting to hear; is there an app for that?
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Volume shortcut does not work anymore on Lubuntu 16.04 but brightness works

I had the shortcut working and set up using xbindkeys on Lubuntu 14.04. After the upgrade to 16.04 it does not work anymore. The brightness shortcut Fn + Left/Right works perfectly. I checked with ...
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Scale volume and/or screen brightness with a logarithmic scale

I own an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity Desktop. When I change the volume or screen brightness level (no matter whether using Fn+Arrows or through e.g. the Volume ...
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No Sound In Ubuntu 16.04!

I have noticed that this problem has been asked about many times but none of the answers that I have seen so far work for me. Today in the morning I went to my computer and tried listening to some ...
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Volume key repeat stop working

When I hold down an ASCII key on the keyboard, it will repeat. However, if I hold down the volume function key, it will not repeatedly increment the volume. How can I fix this? (Ubuntu 16.04 64bit)
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Terminal command to set audio volume?

I have an external sound card which mostly works fine, except that when its first plugged in, or when I turn on my laptop, the volume gets set to 100%. That is, the overall system volume, as shown in ...
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Is there another volume control sliding bar for Xfce?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I've recently had this issue. As a result the sliding bar that is used to control the volume is gone. I can live without it, I can control the volume from my keyboard but ...
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Headphones without sound

I install ubuntu-restricted-extras to solve a problem to read mp4, but with this install, my sound of headphones not works. How can I solve this?
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How to map volume buttons on Apple EarPods

I cannot control volume using Apple EarPods's buttons. Is there any way to do so? My system: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit.
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Volume control slider pops up at random 16.04 clean install

Volume control slider pops up at random several times a minute on the active desktop. Anyone seen this before or have a fix for it?
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Ubuntu sound volume is 40% lower than in Windows

I have 2x 2.1 speakers connected to the computer where I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. On the software side I've set all the volume controls to 100% with the alsamixer program. The speakers have ...
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volume continuously fluctuating

I have recently installed ubuntu 16.04 and I am facing gui issue. As visible in attached gif, my PC's volume fluctuating infinitely. Please suggest how to fix this. Thank you.
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I hear clicks whenever the volume of some audio stream is adjusted

(Almost) whenever the volume of an audio stream is adjusted, I hear a clicking sound. As I am using an application that emits multiple streams and adjusts their volume frequently (and shall be able to ...
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Volume mutes when set below ~20% 14.04

Since updating to 14.04, I'm unable to set a lower volume. According to the alsamixer, it automatically mutes when I try to go below 18%. How can I restore access to the quieter volumes? Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Need to press volume keys multiple times to change volume

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 and have a weird bug that didn't have before. Usually, to change the volume with the shortcuts (fn+f11 or fn+f12) I can either hold fn and press f11/f12 just to ...
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Enable [Fn]+[cursor arrows] on lock/login screen to change volume and brightness

Having a new Acer Aspire E17 E5-773G with Ubuntu 16.04 on it, I experience that the keyboard combinations to adjust volume (Fn + ↑/↓) and brightness (Fn + ←/→) do not work on the login screen or lock ...
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Per-app volume control (16.04 LTS)

I'd like to control the volume on each application I use in Ubuntu, but in Sound settings --> Applications and in pavucontrol I only get Chrome and System sounds. How can I control the volume of ...
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Is it possible to control app volume from taskbar?

I currently have Pulse Audio Volume Control and I'm using it to control audio between my laptop & external monitor as well as volume of different apps. Is there a faster way of controlling these (...
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Missing volume app from notification area in Xubuntu 12.10 panel!

The volume control icon is missing from the panel. The n/w and battery icons are shown. When I try to edit the Notification Area from the Panel preferences I see the volume is not available as a known ...
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Can I change the icon showed in notification when I plug in an earphone?

When I plug in earphone, volume notify was showed on desktop, I want the icon change to earphone style icon, so i can sure the earphone is ready(recognized by system). Maybe it is Indicator ...
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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Keyboard volume rocker doesn't go up

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 and I notice a small bug... my keyboard volume rocker only works downwards lowering the volume and it doesn't work going upwards upping the volume. I have a Corsair K90 ...
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Ubuntu Touch - On screen volume indicator

When I press the volume up or down buttons on the side of the phone (by the power off button), a sliding bar is displayed on the top of the screen. This shows the volume level and moves with the ...
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Mousewheel causes drastic volume change

I may have discovered some kind of bug in the latest update for 14.04LTS. When I adjust the volume with the mouse wheel, the volume continues to rise or fall even if I only move it one click. My ...
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When I press a volume up/down key, what shell command does it send?

I want to make a keyboard shortcut that changes the volume with exactly the same behaviour as pressing one of the default volume keys (up, down, mute), including the OSD notification and the "pop" ...
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Volume keys not working

on a random basis, volume keys do not work, mute, up and down. I must relog in order to make them work again. Ubuntu 15.04. What is the issue ?
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Audio almost silent on one user account but OK on another

In some user accounts, audio is OK. In others, it silent, or else barely audible if you put your ear to the laptop case. Here is what the volume control looks like in the OK accounts. In the not-...
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How to get xfce4-volumed to work in Lubuntu?

I want to use xfce4-volumed in Lubuntu, because I like the volume notification popup that it gives when changing the volume in Xubuntu. Lubuntu still lacks this feature. Simply installing xfce4-...
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The volume slider graphic sometimes shows up, sometimes doesn't

That volume slider graphic thing kind of disappeared. I'm not talking about the volume icon in the system tray, but the one that quickly flashes in and out when you press the volume control keys on ...
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Is there a way to boost volume on your machine from the standard volume?

Hey everyone I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and I was wondering other than VLC media player is there a way to increase volume for Youtube, and system/games? Advice?
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How to change audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar

How to change the audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar? Now it's possible only by scrolling on the audio icon in that top bar. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. Thanks a lot.
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Lubuntu - I can't get any sound, help!

My brother recently updated my netbook to Lubuntu and I can't get any sound when it worked perfectly before. I've read other forums and still haven't managed to fix it, I'm not great with computers ...
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lxpanel volume control not visible plus no sound

I installed Lubuntu on my laptop, and it is working extremely well. However, I cannot figure out how to add applets to the panel. In particular, I cannot add volume control, so I cannot figure out how ...
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How can I reach over 100% volume with a keyboard shortcut?

sometimes the sound of videos isn't enough for me. so i reach the sound indicator , over sound preferences and change it to a level higher than 100%. the question is how can i do it from the keyboard? ...
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How do I increase the maximum capacity of the volume slider?

I can increase the volume past the 100% limit with the terminal command pactl -- set-sink-volume 0 X% #X = Desired volume percentage What I want to be able to do is not have to run this ...
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Add custom application media controls in unity panel volume control

I wrote a small bash application that allows me to control the music streamed from my phone to my PC via bluetooth, and I would like to know how to add a Rhythmbox like widget in Unity panel's volume ...
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Using headset controls like a smart phone

I have a generic pair of smartphone earphones that have the button (along with a microphone) and I would like to use the button as a pause/play key in Ubuntu, like I would on an Android phones music ...
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Detached process dies with terminal [duplicate]

I wrote a script to get around a problem with the volume indicator on my ubuntu mate 15.10 system (pulse audio sometimes doesn't start, not a clue why, but it will start after a try or two). I have a ...
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Will “Allow louder than 100%” damage my laptop's speakers?

It seems to me that volume on Ubuntu is somewhat lower than volume on Windows. I've encountered with this thread. Now, I want to understand if this option might cause damage to the laptop's speakers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Lag / Skipping when changing volume

Whenever the computer has been under moderate to heavy load, often using Chrome with many tabs and using Youtube, the sound will lag/skip for about 5 seconds whenever I change the volume. The video ...
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Lubuntu pulse audio volume control for short time applications

I have an usb headset and I want to use it for Telegram voice messages. I tried to set the input device for Telegram in pulse audio volume control. The problem is, that I only can see applications in ...
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Function volume keys get stuck; volume raises to max/min rapidly

I have two function keys for raising and lowering sound volume in keys [3] and [4]. Occasionally, when raising or lowering the volume, it's like the key gets stuck and the volume quickly raises to ...
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Volume keys are working in unity but not in xfce4

My volume keys are not working in xfce. When I used them it shows an indication on the screen that the volume is being changed, but the volume is not changing at all (same thing with the mute key). ...
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Volume Control keys duplicating on key press

For some odd reason, when I use my FN Volume control keys on my laptop, Ubuntu duplicates the input infinitely until I interrupt it by putting a window in full screen. I'm not sure why it's doing this ...
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Xfce Volume adjusting sound applet for 12.04

Recently I upgraded the Mythbuntu 10.10 to 12.04 which uses Xfce, and realised there is no one click volume adjusting sound applet with a slider, like in 10.10. Is there something else to do this? Or ...
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Laptop Volume media keys stay pressed [duplicate]

This is a problem I've had before on an old HP laptop. Now I have a Lenovo Z470. These are the keys I mean: They seem to be capacitive buttons. When I press volume down for example, the volume goes ...