Re: ALSA replacement
Nate Bargmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I have found that on a new installation that I had to go into the
> alsamixer application (Ncurses terminal mode app) and unmute various
> controls to get sound to work. Also, you likely have Pulse Audio
> installed so there is another layer that can mute things.
And there's things like "Cinnamon Control Center" on downstreams like
mint. I also like Gkrellm's volume plugin. Finally, on my HP
Pavilion g4, F9 through F11 control volume and mute. This machine's
running Mint 17 Cinnamon. I'm using fluxbox instead.
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