Bug#652306: pulseaudio: volume control doesn't noticeably change volume until almost mute

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Sun Nov 4 20:01:12 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-11-04 at 13:03 -0500, kete at ninthfloor.org wrote:
> Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd at luon.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 01:31:07PM -0500, Kenneth W Foy, Jr wrote:
> > > >does this happen with pulseaudio 1.1
> > > >from unstable, too?
> >
> > Going back trouch old bugs, does this still occur with the version in wheezy?
> >
> Yes, it occurs in every distro, 

Not strictly what i asked but lets go with that as being a "yes" then.

> so I have to uninstall pulseaudio after any installation; and it's not unusual for other people to do this as well.

This isn't relevant nor helpful :)

The bug sounds like pulse isn't using the right controls for your
soundcard to modify the volume. Can you post the output of amixer -c 0
(assuming your soundcard is alsa card 0) both with the pulseaudio volume
set to various levels? 

Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd at luon.net>

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