Questions tagged [volume-control]

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

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Firefox volume keeps resetting to 40-50% when playing Youtube, existing solutions don't help

I have recently begun having a very annoying issue with audio playback in Firefox 87 (Ubuntu 18.04 with Unity Desktop; application-based volumes are a thing there too), possibly due to a Firefox ...
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JBL Clip 3 volume controll not working with 20.04

The JBL Clip 3 (henceforth Clip) has three buttons (ignoring power and pairing) which are play/pause, volume up and volume down. When using the Clip with my Iphone the volume buttons adjust the volume ...
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Searching for a Linux command to play an audio file in the background with ZERO volume

The reason I am doing this is that my bluetooth headset disconnects a few seconds after I stop any playing audio. I noticed that if I let cmus play something in a minimized terminal window with zero ...
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Volume slider does not adjust Speaker preset

I tried adjusting the volume with the volume slider but the sound would remain the same. I opened alsamixer and saw that the slider only adjusts the headphones preset and not the speaker preset even ...
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Brightness and volume control not working on ubuntu 20.04

I have newly installed Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS on my laptop (Asus Zephyrus G15, AMD 5900HS, Nvidia 3070). Two major issues I'm having trouble fixing: Neither the brightness slider in ubuntu nor the ...
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Fixing broken volume up/down and mute keys on LG Gram 14 2-in-1

I am running Kubuntu 20.04 on the LG Gram 14 2-in-1 (late 2020, 14T90N-R.AAS9U1), and having a problem with the volume up/down keys -- they act as if they are held down even when pressed and released ...
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How do I separately change left and right volumes using pactl?

The pactl man page claims that separate channel volumes can be set by simply listing the volume for each (and every) channel, using the set-sink-volume command: set-sink-volume SINK VOLUME [VOLUME ...]...
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Internal Microphone and External Speaker Not Works Together

EDIT 13.01.2020 19:01 I almost solved the problem. That was quite obvious actually. Because i'm using external speakers. Hence it is plugged in (3.5mm jack) mic&audio port always. And system ...
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Getting two same volume levels - spotify

I've installed Spotify via a normal .deb file. I haven't restarted the application nor had a crash since the last boot. My uptime: up 3 hours, 41 minutes PS I've seen the same sometimes in Skype as ...
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Benq GW2480 Gnome controls not working

I've a problem with a new Benq GW2480. I've just plugged it in with a hdmi to usb-c cable to my Intel nuc 8i5. It found it immediately. But I cannot control the brightness or volume, the Gnome ...
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Volume level divided by two, like locked to 50%

Good evening, I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I have a sound problem, I think it's coming from Pulseaudio. The maximum volume is like limited to 50%. When I start the computer and I go on ...
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Why is my 20.04 System Sounds volume slider non-functional?

In my Sound settings interface, ostensibly I can separately adjust the volume of System Sounds, such as the alert notification sound. But adjusting this slider--even setting it to mute--has no effect. ...
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How to adjust the volume of the alert sound in Ubuntu 20.04?

How can I lower (or increase) the volume of the alert sound only, while leaving other sound volumes at the current level? Older versions of Ubuntu had allowed the user to explicitly control the volume ...
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I have sound but no way to change volume - Xubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have recently installed Xubuntu 20.04 LTS and I noticed something strange, I do have sound and it works well but I don't have any indicator of volume in the panel. I tried using alsamixer to change ...
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Hp spectre x360 Mute mic button not working & LED indicators not lighting up on volume buttons [closed]

I'm currently using pop_os 20.04 LTS on my hp spectre x360. My mic mute button does not work even though all other audio buttons do. Also all audio buttons which have an LED indicator(mic mute and ...
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Wireless Headphones Mute at 50% volume

I am running Kubuntu v20.04 on an Asus Rampage 2 Steel Series desktop. When I connect my wireless Logitech headset+mic, I can only hear anything if the computer volume is 50% or higher, anything lower,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 sound volume auto adjusting when headphones are plugged in

the problem is that whenever I plug in headphones in my PC headphone jack (not Line out) the system is actively adjusting my sound volume according to some sound spikes and louder voices, like in ...
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Volume AirPodsPRO too low with Ubuntu 20.04

I have airpods1 and I had the same problem. I solved following this Extremely low volume with AirPods (Ubuntu 19.10) but with my airpodsPRO i don't know how to solve it.
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My partitions are messed up and I don't know how to fix them

Storage has always been tight for me on my Lenovo laptop running Kubuntu (no dual booting, just Kubuntu). I have always thought that I have 233 GB of usable storage. But yesterday, I have opened my ...
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System loses sound configuration in Ubuntu 20.04

Sometimes, while watching an embedded Facebook or YouTube video the sound stops. That happens in a matter of seconds or minutes after the video has started and varies from browser to browser (some ...
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Expand volume size in Ubuntu 18.04 VPS | Xen

I got this VPS from my friend and want to expand root volume because it's too small. root@MyServer:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 3....
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Alternative for ubuntu volume status

Is there a alternative of volume status I can use for Ubuntu 20.04 as the it gets in the middle of screen and is annoying while watching a movie and stuff.
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IPN 111 USB Adapter volume control issue

My IPN 111 USB Adapter (for QD headphones) volume up and down not working properly. Now its work like this, I press the down button and hold it then press the volume up button it decrease the system ...
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How to play a sound when increasing or decreasing the volumne

In Ubuntu 18.04, whenever I would increase or decrease the volume, a pop like notification sound would play, with the audio increasing or decreasing in volume - matching the action that I would do. As ...
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Problem with sound volume on 20.04 and B450 AORUS ELITE

I've 20.04.1 installed on my workstation built on top of GigaByte B450 AORUS ELITE motherboard. I'm using jack earphones connected directly to the MBs Line out output. Since the cable is a bit too ...
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Function key + arrow keys (to change volume) not working anymore

Usually, when I try to lower or upper (I don't now how to say it) volume, I press function (FN) and then either the left or right arrow. Now it stopped working. The only thing I did between the times ...
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HyperX cloud flight s USB headset volume is too quiet

I've tried some research online and tried the alsamixer method. Well master was pretty low so I turned it up and it didn't work so next I tried unmuting the label called headset which apparently was ...
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How to get sound quality and volume level on par with windows?

Question I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Yoga ThinkPad X1 Gen4. The audio quality is noticeably lacking compared to what the same hardware shows off on windows. And the volume maximum on Ubuntu ...
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How can I reset audio settings to the original / default mode?

I messed up the audio settings and now I can’t use Skype because the computer doesn’t “listen” to the microphone (plugged or not). I can hear, but they can not hear me, as if my microphone is off, but ...
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Inconsistent Sound Volume Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded from 18 to Ubuntu 20.04 a few days ago. I listen to music through Google Play Music's website which I load in Firefox. I noticed that now Ubuntu has app specific volumes (cool). Since I ...
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Costum shortcuts - Volume keybinding - not working

20.04 Custom keybindings cannot override the default ones. Deactivated default and used ''amixer -D pulse sset Master 5%+'' for volume up, and ''-'' for volume down. No go; volume is either at max or ...
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Steelseries Arctis Pro Wireless on Stereo very quiet

so I recently have got Linux. I am very new to all of this. I am currently on Kubuntu 20.04 and I have an issue with my headset. I have done quite a bit of searching and found out that pulseaudio ...
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Control sound with master volume only

When I try to control the volume of sound on my computer, the system volume does not seem to make any difference. Instead, each application has its own volume control in settings, as shown in the ...
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how to change left and right volume levels using pactl

The output of anything I record from my system sound using portaudio or parec is very low in volume. With a maximum volume as -49dB when seen using ffmpeg -i video.avi -af "volumedetect" -vn -sn -dn -...
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Internal Microphone is not working can't click it

When I open the input tab in sound settings the drag won't move at all I can't click it. Thanks! See photo
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How to change step of volume in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

How can I change volume step in my Ubuntu? I have tried next ways: dconf gconf some scripts Third way didn't work, but if it would works, it doesn't show current volume value, I think
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Kubuntu 20.04 Popping Sound brokem

after kubuntu 20.04 upgrade (from 19.10 on a Lenovo L580 laptop), it seems that popping sound (Audio Volume Settings -> Play sound when volume changes) does not work anymore: any feedback about this ...
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How to disable the mouse scroll wheel by controlling the volume?

The scroll wheel on my mouse is controlling the volume of the system instead of controlling the scrolling of the pages. How to fix this?
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Setting input volume easily

In Ubuntu 20.04, to change the input volume through the GUI, one can go to top-right icon > settings > sound > input volume. In older versions, one can go to top-right icon > input volume (...
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Output volume locked with clients - PulseAudio

When I change the volume inside a pulse-audio client like VLC , the output volume in the pavucontrol->Output Device->Built-in Audio analog Stereo gets adjusted accordingly.So when I increase the ...
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I want to adjust a specific volume but it keep disappearing before I can adjust (ubuntu 20.04)

For example, discord notification pop ups with notification sound. The chromium one is the discord notification. It was really loud so I want to tone it down. (I can't post an image due to the ...
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Fn Volume up/down keys not working

I have just installed Kubuntu 20.04. I want to adjust the volume using Fn + F2/F3, but it isn't quite working. It does work for adjusting the brightness of the screen and the key back lights. What ...
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There's a significant delay in Ubuntu responding to volume up/down from my keyboard (about 1 - 3 seconds) in Ubuntu 20.04

this one's got me a bit stumped. Note that this is on a fresh install of 20.04, not an upgrade. The issue can be summarised as: At any time, if I attempt to use the keyboard's volume keys, there is ...
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Unable to change volume on second pair of internal speakers - 19.10 - ASUS ZenBook 14 UM431DA

I've recently instaled Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, then 19.10 and finally I updated to 20.04 beta (currently 19.10). I've incouneter same issue on all of them. This laptop has harman/kardon quad speakers and ...
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Media keys not registered

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I am using a Creative Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 keyboard. I have issue that media keys not working for me. It worked before with windows and manjaro. I want to ...
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Bluetooth Headphones Volume Too Low

The Samsung Galaxy Buds have built-in volume and when connecting to a new device are not at full volume. The manufacturer's way to increase volume is to install an app on your mobile device called '...
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How to view Physical volume files?

I have the two physical volumes: PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/sdb1 main_storage lvm2 a-- 74.53g 0 /dev/sdc1 main_storage lvm2 a-- 74.53g 0 And this physical ...
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Volume control KDE widget - how to load?

After a recent KDE update in Kubuntu 19.10 I lost the ability to control volume using my laptop keyboard specific volume buttons. It turns out that for the volume control via keyboard to be restored I'...
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What is exactly executed when the Volume Up/Down/Mute keys are tapped?

What is exactly executed when the Volume Up/Down/Mute keys are tapped? I known that the system volume can be changed in a variety of ways (pactl, amixer...), however, I see that what Ubuntu does when ...
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Adjust volume change step in Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 18.04, when pressing media buttons on my keyboard, the volume is (de/)increased by around 6%. How can I make the change smaller? Every solution I've found on the internet doesn't seem to ...

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