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Re: The volume of audio is too low



On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 5:39 PM, Nigel Henry
<cave dnb2m97pp aliceadsl fr> wrote:
>> After some updates, the volume of audio became too low. Any ideas? I
>> am using F10.
>>
> As usual I suspect Pulseaudio as the culprit, as it can be responsible for low
> volume levels.
>
> First though, open alsamixer as user in a terminal, as below.
>
> alsamixer -D hw:0
>
> Assuming that your card is card0, this should show all sliders for your
> soundcard. Check for ones like, Master, PCM, Front, CD, which should be up.
>
> If all's ok in alsamixer, try disabling Pulseaudio (unless you particularly
> want it), by removing the package, alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, then reboot, and
> see if the sound levels are any better.

Thanks, Nigel and David. After having played a bit with alsamixer, I
got the audio back to its usual volume. I do not know how was it
changed without my intervention...

Paul


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