Re: Boost sound volume?
On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 06:01:46 -0400
Carl Fink <email@example.com> wrote:
> No, it's a well-known problem with PulseAudio. It gives max volumes
> much, much lower than Windows for no special reason I know of.
Is it possible for me to just kill the PulseAudio server when I'm
starting certain applications, or force them to use ALSA?
> Robert: if you're using Gnome, run gnome-volume-control. You can use
> the slider at the top to set volume to "more than 100%". (Yes, I know
> that's stupid.) Unfortunately the system will forget this setting if
> you ever lower the volume.
Right now, I'm running LXDE, but I do have gnome-alsamixer installed,
and all of those are at max. Considering this is little more than a
graphical frontend for the command line alsamixer, I'm thinking you
mean the applet. But the package gnome-applets pulls in 357 MB of
dependencies. Is there a simple way to do the same from the command
line? I have plenty of hard disk space - it just seems like a huge