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Old 09-07-2008, 11:58 PM   #1
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Audio problem in fedora 9


I am using fedora 9. I use VLC for watching movies. The sound (Audio) is not that audible for me. Do we have to adjust any setting to set it right?

Old 09-08-2008, 07:01 AM   #2
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Based on what you said, that the audio is not that audible, I am guessing that you have some audio. The only thing you have to do then is to increase the volume. Or maybe get some better speakers, depending on what "not that audible" really means to you :P

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Thanks for answering. The problem is I am not getting the same output as i am getting in Windows.

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I don't have enough information so I'm just going to assume things. One of the possibility is that the sound card driver that is automatically provided by Redhat to your soundcard might not be the best one. It works, but that's probably the disadvantage you get from it.

Another possibility, is of course the sound settings. If you're using Red Hat or Fedora with GNOME, you should be able to see a volume icon bar on the top right hand corner. Increase the Master and PCM as necessary. Be careful with increasing PCM too much as it tends to make the sound to bassy as well. Normally I have it as almost full but not completely.

I hope that helps a bit.
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There is in my case not a notable difference in sound in all my distros. Fedora , Opensuse , Mandriva and XP
There are also sound systems for the PC with possibility to change the Treble and Bass separate
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the default fedora 8 and 9 use pulse-audio for sound
look in System / preferences / hardware / sound
and if you do not see it run in bash " gnome-sound-properties "
should be set to autodetect . and try the " test " buttons
and i take it you have done this
r click on the sound icon ( upper right of screen) and click on " open volume control "
Old 09-10-2008, 11:54 PM   #7
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Hi All,

Thank you very much for the answers. I have done PCM adjustments already. Even after that i am not getting the expected output. I will re-install fedora and let you guys know.



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