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Old 02-05-2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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change volume using console


I'm using Suse and I was wondering it it is possible to change the volume using the console. At the moment the only way I can do it by clicking the volume icon on the suse top bar. The reason I need to know this is to configure my multimedia buttons to change the global volume.
 
Old 02-05-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
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try alsamixer on konsole if u want a command line sound controller..
 
Old 02-05-2005, 05:03 PM   #3
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How do I use alsamixer and issue a one line command to change the master volume up or down? Can I actually do this?
 
Old 02-05-2005, 05:11 PM   #4
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You could use the command: aumix -v 100 . Where the number 100 is max volume and 80 would be more reasonable.
 
Old 02-05-2005, 05:16 PM   #5
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or just plain 'aumix' will bring up a text based mixer
 
Old 02-05-2005, 05:37 PM   #6
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cool thanks very much. I ended up using:

aumix -v +5
aumix -v -5

to change the volume
 
  


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