Ubuntu :: Volume Control - Volume Slider Moves Up Even If Try To Slide It Down

Sep 9, 2010

I'm using 10.04 now and it runs ok, except one strange thing in the Volume control applet. Sometimes, when I click on the volume slider, it moves up. Even if I try to slide it down, it moves up on every click. The same when I click left of it - it keeps moving up! This is very annoying at night when the music gets loud and wakes everybody. It happens with or without Compiz turned on

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Ubuntu :: Removed The Volume Control Slider In The Top Panel - How To Get It Back

Apr 23, 2010

I accidentally removed the volume control slider in the top panel. How do i get it back?

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Fedora :: Volume Control Keys On Keyboard Don't Control Volume Anymore

Oct 29, 2009

Volume up, volume down and mute keys on the keyboard don't control the volume any longer.They worked before. Hitting the keys brings up a progress bar widget with the volume level unchangeable, set at 0% (which is not accurate at all).It looks like the key mappings or key bindings are working, but there is a disconnect with actual functionality. The volume cannot be changed or muted anymore from the keyboard.

This worked just fine in KDE on Fedora 11 before upgrading KDE components yesterday with Yumex. I am now using KDE 4.3.2 I don't think that it's a coincidence that it stopped working after doing an update.
I updated the kernel and nVidia drivers too, but this problem exists when I went back and tested with the previous kernel, so I don't suspect the kernel upgrade. No info in Xorg.conf about the keyboard. Is there a setting that I am missing?

Sound works just fine. I can listen to whatever source I like. This is not a problem with the sound drivers as far as I can tell.I just want to be able to control the volume with the keys on my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard, model Y-UY95. Is anyone else experiencing this?I can adjust the volume with Kmix 3.5 or GNOME Volume Control V2.1

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Ubuntu :: Default Volume To 100% In Terminal With Gnome-volume-control-applet?

Jul 17, 2010

Is there a way to default volume to 100% in the terminal with gnome-volume-control-applet or any other program? I am setting up a dedicated Zsnes machine which boots into Fluxbox but the volume is muted by default. There isn't a man page for gnome-volume-control-applet.

When I log into Gnome the volume is set to 100%, but Fluxbox is always set to mute.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: PCM Volume Not Affected By Master Volume Control With Alsa

Mar 7, 2011

I'm running Kubuntu 10.10 32 bit on an old DFI KT600AL motherboard based system using the onboard VIA 3058 AC97 audio (because it supports front panel audio connections and none of the add-in PCI soundcards I have do). I have an old Gateway/STB TVPCI TV tuner card (mainly wanted the FM radio part to work) hooked up to the cd audio connector on the motherboard because the digital audio over the pci bus apparently isn't supported for this card (neither is the onboard analog mixer on the tv tuner card, I had to hack a CD-ROM audio cable and solder it to the audio outputs of the tv tuner module on the TV tuner card). When I use the master channel as the master channel (selected in Kmix) then as one would expect it affects the output volume of all other audio playing on the system except that which is being handled by the PCM channel. On Windows the PCM channel was also affected by the "Volume Control" slider such that ALL volume levels were reduced when moving the slider. I'm hoping someone can help me figure out how to make it work like this on Kubuntu.

First off I should warn you that I (like many users of older hardware that is not properly supported under PulseAudio) have uninstalled PulseAudio (because it's garbage) and am using Alsa to manage my audio hardware. I would think that there would be some way to do this using the 'amixer' application to add the PCM channel as a component of the 'Master' channel so that when the volume is turned down using the 'Master' channel control it will affect the PCM channel too (at least the output to the speaker jack, not necessarily the capture or mix volume though), but I'm not really any good at doing things from a terminal window and the options for the amixer command kind of confused me.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Usb Headset - Cannot Regulate The Volume Of The Phones (output) Anymore With Gnome-volume-control

Jun 12, 2010

since using 10.04 I have a big problem with my usb headset (freetalk everyman)

1. Problem: I cannot regulate the volume of the phones (output) anymore with gnome-volume-control. By default the volume is set to 100% which is way too loud. When I set it under 100% there is no sound at all. Values over 100% work.

2. Problem: The X server is freezing iregulary when I connect the headset and disconnect it, Magic SysRq works. I checked Xorg.0.log and found out that it recognizes the usb headset as keyboard:


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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Volume Control Can Only Do Mute Or Full Volume?

Oct 31, 2010

I am struggling with a problem with the volume control... when i try to adjust the volume with the sliding bar i can not do it. If i put the scrollbar to the 0 position, it is muted. when i move it to anywhere else, i get the full volume. From other programs like vlc, i can adjust the volume with no problem.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Very Little Control Over Volume Using Master Volume Level?

Apr 10, 2011

My volume control seems to have only three settings: TOO LOUD, VERY QUIET, OFF. If I adjust the Master volume slider from the Panel, only about the right 1/8th has any effect and if I slide it past about the 95% mark, I get no sound at all. At the far-right end of the volume control, I get total volume. It's basically like the slider only has any impact in the top 5% of it's space. Below 95% of the slide, there is zero volume.

It's so drastic, that one tap down of the volume button on my keyboard kills the sound (because it nudges the slider past that 95% mark). This happens in the Audio settings, etc., system-wide. If I adjust the volume for an individual app from within the app (MPlayer, for example) it behaves exactly as expected (that is, app volume works smoothly, it's just master volume that has this issue). I have run through most of the "obvious" things-- I'm wondering if I broke something by installing the extra KDE packages to get Amarok to work.

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Ubuntu :: Volume Slider Changed?

Jun 15, 2010

I don't know if this is as the result of todays updates for certain. But it's surely likely. See attached:

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Software :: Simple XFCE Volume Slider?

Feb 27, 2011

Does XFCE have a volume slider for its panel? I want something similar to what GNOME and LXDE have; a small/simple slider that appears quickly when clicking the volume icon in the panel. XFCE pulls up the full mixer.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Volume Slider In The Top Right Corner Doesn't Work

May 7, 2011

i've just put on a fresh install of natty narwhal, and the volume slider in the top right corner doesn't work. if i move it all the way left to 0, the sound goes off, but anything non-zero seems to be full volume. i searched a bit , tried fiddling around in alsamixer , and gconf-editor -> apps->gnome_settings_daemon->volume_step but couldn't get any useful result.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Sound Is Vary Loud Until Volume Slider Is Touched

Sep 20, 2010

Basically every time I boot into Ubuntu any sound will be vary loud until I move the volume slider, it doesn't matter how much I move the slider as long as it moves then all sound will play at the normal volume and volume control works like it's suppose too until I reboot. This problem started in 9.10 and still happens in 10.04 and 10.10(as of a couple days ago).As far as I can tell the issue only exists in Ubuntu, doesn't happen in Fedora(Gnome), OpenSuSE(KDE) or Kubuntu.Running 10.04.1 32-bit, Logitech Clear Chat USB Headset, don't have any speakers.

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Fedora :: Lost Volume Control / Internet And Battery Indicator From Control Panel On F11

Jul 15, 2009

I feel little silly asking this, I accidently removed from my gnome panel my internet connection, volume control and battery indicator on F11. how can I add this back. It does not show up in the add to panel menu and the applications do not give you back the default feel.

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Debian :: Sound Not Card Configured - Error 'Volume Control Did Not Find Any Elements And/or Devices To Control" - Driver

Feb 8, 2011

Laptop is Dell Latitude C600/C500 with Pentium III 850Mhz, 256Kb L2 Cache, 256MB RAM, ATI M3 video card, HD 20005 MB and sound card is EES Maestro 3i. After trying to do something with Windows 2000 which was installed on the machine, I decided to put Linux without keeping windows on the machine. First I try with Xubuntu (latest version) which was working but slowly, then I found that Debian could work fine on that machine. I have installed latest version 5.08 and was surprised how goodly old machine can work. I solved problems with screen resolution (change from 800x600 to 1024x768) but I couldn't find solution how to fix problem with sound.

Actually I don't have sound on the machine. I looked for a linux driver for that sound card and Dell is only providing windows drivers. Then I found that I can solve the problem with ALSA drivers but I couldn't find the easy way (or any way at all) to install drivers and to get back the sound. When I click on 'Volume Control' (top right corner of the screen) I get the message: 'Volume control did not find any elements and/or devices to control. This means either that you don't have the right GStreamer plugins installed, or that you don't have a sound card configured.'

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Ubuntu :: Can't Use Desktop Volume Control

Jan 23, 2010

I believe I'm using Ubuntu 9.1 (how can I know for sure anyway?) and I use Harman Karman sound sticks that I got from a Mac. I use a Gateway PC and the volume control in the upper right toolbar of the desktop doesn't work. If I want to adjust the volume intensity I go into System > Preferences > Sound > Applications and I adjust the Firefox volume control. Sound comes through the speakers perfectly but I can't adjust volume with the desktop icon.

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Ubuntu :: Control Volume From Terminal?

Jun 22, 2010

i don't want alsamixer. I want a command, e.g. setsound 98 (this will set sound to 98%) or something like this. Is there any?

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Sep 22, 2010

Booted up in Lucid this morning to find all my volume control has vanished!I cant re-add to the panel, the volume applet isnt there to re-add! If I go to system/preferences/sound I get the error: Waiting for sound system to respond and nothing happens. If I go into command-line and try running gnome-volume-control-applet, I get the error: WARNING **. connection failed, reconnecting.. this goes on without any further resultAnyone got any ideas? the sound is working.. I just have no volume control other than the one on my speakers

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Ubuntu :: Getting Volume Control On Panel?

Sep 27, 2010

I accidentally removed the volume control from the panel (top right). I added it again (Indicator Applet), but now it's not on the far right with the time/date and wifi icons; it's in the middle part of the upper panel. How do I add applets to the far right of the upper panel?

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Ubuntu :: Volume Control Nearly Ineffective?

Feb 27, 2011

i just plugged in my new speakers and the master volume control has nearly no effect. Its either the same consistent volume unless brought all the way down and at the very end there is some change in the volume right before it becomes muted.

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Jun 10, 2011

Don't know what happened but after some updates last week the volume control is gone from my panel and I can't seem to add it back???

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Fedora :: Volume Control Gone

Oct 15, 2009

Randomly my volume control in the system tray are gone and my laptop volume control wheel doesnt work even when toogling it like usually a bar shows the volume percent but now nothing happens.

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Jun 9, 2010

I've installed 13.1 and the new GSB. I like it a lot (better than old versions), but the volume applet doesn't work.I did some reading and apparently this is due to a conflict between the GNOME people and the Pulse Audio people. So I was wondering if it was at all possible to use the xfce volume applet.

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Slackware :: Volume Control In KDE

Feb 18, 2010

Newbie slackware user here, I'm having some issues getting keyboard volume control to work properly.I recently fixed my network adapter problem and I managed to get flash player installed despite my minimal knowledge of linux and slackware, but there's yet another small glitch that I can't fix.When I'm logged in as root, keyboard volume controls work perfectly, mute mutes the audio + increases the percentage, - decreases the percentage, etc.However, when I'm logged in as another user and I try to use keyboard volume controls, the bar will pop up in the middle of the screen, but it will be stuck at 0% no matter that I do. (Sound still plays though, it seems that volume is at 100% while the bar in the middle reads 0%).

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: USB Soundcard Volume Controls With Laptop Volume Keys?

Oct 29, 2010

I've got my xubuntu 10.10 install just about perfect on a little acer aspire d250, apart from a small sound useability issue: In the interests of simplicity and resource usage I removed pulseaudio. After a bit of fiddling I got it so that my USB soundcard (ProDac) is recognized and automatically set as the default soundcard when plugged in. Any sound applications automatically use the USB sound if it present, no need to around with pulse. The only problem is that my netbook's volume control keys still only control the master volume of the inbuilt soundcard, and have no effect on the usb sound. Does anyone know of a way to change which sound device these keys actually effect? I'd like to write a little script so that when the usb device is detected the keys are remapped.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: High Volume - System Sets Volume To Maximum Value?

Mar 24, 2011

I used Ubuntu 10.10 (64 bit) on IMac i7. As far as, I remember, after installing Pulse-Audio Equalizer, for each restart of the system, after login screen, system sets volume to maximum value. What can I do?

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Ubuntu :: Audio Working But Volume Control Isn't

Feb 16, 2010

I have a dual boot and my windows plays audio fine.My ubuntu plays audio fine as well however when I click on the Volume Control icon on the panel it gives me this error:No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found.and I am still unable to control volume. I have alsamixer installed and it can control my system sound fine but all this time I've been able to use the controls on my HP Pavilion dv5250ca laptop's keyboard controls to control the volume and I'd like to be able to continue doing that- I haven't been able to for the last 2 days.

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Ubuntu :: Volume Control Missing From Panel?

Mar 23, 2010

I boot up my machine today and the Volume Control, which I use a lot, is missing from my panel!Anybody know how I get that back? I figured I could just right-click the panel and choose it from "Add to Panel".. but there is no Volume Control in there?

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Ubuntu :: Volume Control In Xubuntu Goes Missing?

Apr 23, 2010

I'm using Xubuntu 9.10 and somehow, for some reason I know not what, the volume control on the panel disappeared. Does anyone know how I can get it back?

I tryed adding it with Add To Panel but that doesn't work.

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Ubuntu :: Add Volume Control To System Tray?

Apr 30, 2010

I seem to have lost the volume control from the system tray how to I add it back. It's no tin add to panel section.

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May 17, 2010

I use ubuntu 9.10. Recently two sound control icons appeared in the panel so I tried removing one and now both are gone. Also the rythmbox icon does not appear anymore either after I open the program.

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