I'd like to control the master volume with the designated volume buttons. I'm using Ubuntu Studio and it's got both Pulse and Jack.

Now, I think I would be happy if I could control PulseAudio because I normally stop Jack when I don't need it. I've tried the command amixer set Master 5%+ but it didn't work. I thought it would control ALSA, which is under either Jack or Pulse. Is that correct?

Does anybody have any suggestions?

  • Is the command „amixer set Master 5%+” or amixer set Master 5%+? I have suggested an edit for the latter. – ThunderBird May 22 '19 at 9:45
  • Sorry, I don't know what the difference is... I only used quotation marks to set the code apart from the text. – BRH May 22 '19 at 9:55
  • Alright, in that case, I have handled it properly. – ThunderBird May 22 '19 at 10:12
  • Yes, thank you! – BRH May 22 '19 at 10:32

This is a known bug with xfce4-volumed. Only workaround at this time is to open a terminal and type killall xfce4-volumed && xfce4-voumed.

Links to bug reports:



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