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Questions tagged [volume-control]

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

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Ubuntu 18.04 strange sound volume behaviour on MSI GD63 7RD Stealth

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my new Laptop (MSI GD63 7RD Stealth). The sound volume control is working perfectly until I plug my headphones in. If I do so the sound is also coming from the ...
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MIDI Volume Issue

I use Ubuntu Studio 18.04.1 LTS (64 bit). I can not to find a way to equalize the volume between the standard audio waves (recorded music from any source) and the MIDI audio waves. MIDI waves sound,...
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Compressor/Limiter for master volume

looking for something that makes the volume of youtube, netflix, etc. behave in such a way that when watching an action movie the dialog becomes very loud and the explosions, machine guns, etc. sound ...
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How to get Fletcher-Munson/loudness curves for volume control

Right now my volume controls do what they were designed to do. However, since the human ears become less sensitive to low frequencies at lower volumes compared to mid/high frequencies, music sounds ...
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AudioEngine D3 USB DAC - volume either 0% or 100% via volume keyboard keys, alsamixer works fine

Like the title says, I have a USB AudioEngine D3 DAC and headphone amplifier with software volume control. I can control the volume fine via alsamixer in a terminal, but that is rather inconvenient. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 volume normalization

Is there a volume normalization program I can use that is simple to install/use and can make all/most of my mp3s pay at the same volume? I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer.
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How to add volume visual feedback to i3 window manager?

I've set a keybinding for my volume keys using pulse audio control command pactl: bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec --no-startup-id "pactl set-sink-volume @DEFAULT_SINK@ +5%" They work fine but I ...
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Volume icon disappeared without any apparent reason

The icon used to be around there. Now gone. Any idea how I can restore it? Ubuntu 18.10 Sound is working perfectly fine though and I can change the volume in the settings. But no icon.
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Sound - Volume always starts on full

I was trying to improve my sound quality a little (Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on Lenovo Ideapad 700-15ISK) by installing the pulse equalizer qpaeq and pavucontrol. Sice I installed the two programs, ...
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Fn Volume keys are stuck

My laptop is an Akstron 1417, and every time I press Fn+F5 (Volume up), it rapidly increases the volume and then it locks my keyboard. It won't type anymore. The same happens when decreasing the ...
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My Speaker Is Working But It Will Not Let Me Adjust The Volume

I Just Updated To Ubuntu 18.10, My Speakers Are Not Showing Up On The List Of Devices Connected And I Can't Change The Volume Ether.
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Ubuntu 18 unmutes itself when a sound is played

I used to have this issue on 18.04 and I fixed it with help of some thread I found and now that I updated to 18.10 I'm having the issue again but I just can't find the old thread that helped me figure ...
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How to enable headset media and volume control on laptops with TRRS jacks?

Many modern laptops like the Dell XPS, starting with the XPS 9550 dating back to 2015, use a 3.5mm TRRS jack that combines headphone and microphone audio connections. Many of these sound cards also ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 : Volume control on system doesn't change volume but volume control on video players does

So my title describes the problem pretty much entirely. I can't get the volume to change using the system volume control via my keyboard or through the volume drag bar accessed through the "Activities"...
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Ubuntu “Output volume” has no output at all then below 30%

In Ubuntu 16.04.5 I have a (minor) issue with the Sound Settings. I am hearing music from mplayer with a USB headset. So far no problems. But when I reduce the output volume below ca. 30%, there ...
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Output volume controller disappeared [closed]

I probably removed something and now I can't use the volume adapter. Therefore, I have no sounds on my laptop. This is the list of sound drivers installed: $ /sbin/lsmod | grep snd ...
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Alert volume in 18.04

I've got some weird audio issue on 18.04; the alert volume seems to be at 400% from the rest of the system. If I play video or audio at 100% it's ok, when a notification comes in it blares from the ...
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Volume control in the upper-right corner doesn't appear for UID 0 user

When I'm logged in as a normal user, the volume control is available, but when I'm logged in as a user with root privileges (i.e., the user has UID 0), the speaker icon doesn't appear. How do I get ...
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Volume control acting on a inactive output after wake up

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Intel NUC. My problem : I set audio output on headset. Works fine. My NUC goes to sleep. When I wake it up, I still can listen audio through headset but the volume ...
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How to tweak the volume increment steps in Ubuntu 18.04 (Gnome)

The volume increment steps are too coarse for my taste. Is it possible to tweak this? This has been asked for older versions of Ubuntu (some of them using Unity), but I'd like to know what is the ...
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Using the media controls on my earbuds

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 18.08 and I use my Samsung earbuds as headphone for it, now the laptop definitely has a 4-pin jack as I can use the microphone, but I can't seem to find any ...
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Stop master volume from setting all other active channels’ volume to 100

Run alsamixer Change volume levels for a channel that is not Master (PCM or Front for example) Change system volume (via GUI for example) Now, the master volume will change, but the volume of all ...
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Ubuntu sound adjusting issue

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and just would like to adjust audio level simply. The problem is that if the setting is at %17 or under, it is muted fully. If higher, it makes sound at %100 level. I ought to ...
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How to Increase the size of my Root Logical Volume in a partition?

I had to encrypt my Ubuntu for my job, but I also had to keep my dual boot due to some softwares that I absolutely need and can only run on Windows. With that, I followed the instructions from here ...
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Command to change volume

This works in 16.04 but not in 18.04. Is there a fix? amixer -D pulse sset Master 30%
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Volume indicator that shows % of volume

I do not care for the volume indicator in my panel.(Ubuntu Mate 18.04) I want the old one that shows the percentage of the volume. Can I get it back?
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Can't increase volume after changing Left-Right audio balance

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 .I have 2 speakers, one of which produce loud sound then another. So I changed the Left-Right audio balance. It work perfectly but when i decrease audio from shortcuts or from ...
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Volume control for applications [duplicate]

Is it possible to control volume level for applications(shown in screenshot) from command line? Screenshot
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Locking together sound output device and volume slider

In Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes I experience the volume slider changing the volume of the in-built laptop speakers, even though sound is playing through plugged in headphones that run through a DAC (...
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Increase max speaker volume in KDE 5 without installing additional software

I am running Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. As the title says, is there any way to increase the max speaker volume beyond 100% in KDE 5 without installing additional software like Kmix, Veromix, etc.? In Gnome ...
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Xfce multiple volume notifications

My problem is similar to the one in this question (not exactly the same), I did try the answers there but they didn't solve the issue. Basically when I change volume via keyboard shortcut I get ...
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Lenovo volume and brightness keys not working on Ubuntu 18.04

They worked fine in Ubuntu 17.04 and 17.10, but nothing happens in Ubuntu 18.04. Running xev I can see the key presses are being interpreted correctly. I see XF86AudioMute, XF86AudioRaiseVolume, ...
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Set volume to 150% permanently and map volume keys from 0-150%

I have a two fold issue since many years. I hope to find a fix now. I'm on Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 and yet again the volume levels are very low. Allow louder than 100% option is gone from the sound ...
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Subwoofer volume control slider does nothing

In my fresh Ubuntu 18.04 desktop I can't control sub woofer volume! I have connected a 5.1 Sony muteki speaker system through my GeForce 660TI HDMI out and works great, but sub woofer volume is too ...
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Bluetooth remote volume control not working

I have a cheap Bluetooth (LE?) button volume control ordered off of eBay: 5 buttons (Forward, back, play/stop, volume + and -). After many struggles (I'm still not sure what changed that it finally ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 won't change volume

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Asus UX490 and now I cannot change the volume but I can mute/unmute. I can move the volume bar right/left but volume does not change. However, when I move it ...
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“No volume control found” on Elisa Music Player

Moving the volume slider has no effect on volume and it plays at full volume regardless of the slider. Whenever I start Elisa through terminal it shows Warning: "No volume control found" Moreover, ...
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how to make the volume control to control the active output device

I am listening to audio (YouTube on Chrome) on headphones attached to the docking station (see the picture). However the volume control works only on the "Built-in Audio" and does not have any effect ...
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Limit maximum volume of sound in Ubuntu 17.10

I have a HP ProBook 4540s with SRS Premium Sound (driver not available in Linux). Recently I installed Ubuntu 17.10 in dual boot with Windows and I noticed that in Windows the volume is way higher ...
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Media keys delayed and cause a CPU spike to 100% on Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome

I'm having the same problem as this person: Fn Media keys slow/delayed on ubuntu gnome 17.04 I've already looked everywhere, and I could not find an answer. AskUbuntu, the Arch Wiki, Reddit, Discord, ...
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Sometimes Ubuntu 16.04 GUI doesn't accept commands

Sometimes, my computer seems to go into a mode where it doesn't open terminals, or accept brightness/volume change commands via my keyboard. Then at some point, it seems to do all the commands I ...
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why I get “existing superblock read failed: Invalid argument”

Facing issue while running mfks.xfs -f -i $ truncate -s 41943040 /d/backends/disk1 $ mkfs.xfs -f -i size=512 /d/backends/disk1 gives error meta-data=/d/backends/disk1 isize=512 agcount=2, ...
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Set upper volume limit for pavucontrol

I'm using Lubuntu Xenial with pulseaudio and the issue which I'm facing is that the upper volume limit isn't set for pavucontrol which leads to unnecessary amplification which in turn results in bad ...
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Disable volume auto adjust in pulseaudio “module-echo-cancel”

Important: this question How to disable microphone from auto adjusting its input volume doesn't cover this scenario. This question is about the volume auto adjust feature of pulseaudio "module-echo-...
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How to boost pulse audio maximum volume

My laptop speakers have a very low volume and when I play local files, mostly using kodi, I managed to set the maximum volume higher achieving a volume that allows me to understand what people say on ...
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16.04 - iMac Speaker Volume Too Loud

New installation of Ubuntu 16.04, running Gnome, on a late 2015 iMac 21.5". For the first month, I had no sound output from the iMac speakers whatsoever; I finally got that resolved today by changing ...
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Volume sometimes goes to maximum

If I turn up the volume on Ubuntu 17.10, it sometimes continues to the maximum. Given that I only pressed the button once, it should theoretically increment the volume only by one step. Note that I am ...
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Games zoom to top left corner when i change the volume from my keyboard

whenever I press volume up or down key, the games (open arena and supertuxKart) zooms into top left corner. How can I soleve this? Please be detailed as I am newbie in linux. This is a fullscreen ...
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How to disable volume on Rhythmbox (Gstreamer) under Ubuntu

I'd like to use raspberry pi 3 + ubuntu for an "audiophile" sound. I have a m2tech Hiface Evo card that is connected to an external DAC. I tried to use mpd + alsa with good results, but I would try to ...
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Best volume OSD for Lubuntu

It's a few months I use lubuntu and I'm pretty happy with it, the problem for me is that it appears it doesn't have a pre-installed volume OSD. What I'm looking for is a feedback pop-up volume bar ...