Sounds are weak in jaunty

Asked by roger on 2009-04-25

All sounds are about 1/8th the volume of what they were in intrepid. Is there a fix for this? Dell Inspirion 1420 that came with Ubuntu 7.10. No hardware changes. This applies to ALL sound sources and types from whatever media. Have tied all GUI settings without any noticeable change. Have not tried adjusting anything via terminal.

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Rafik Ouerchefani
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Best Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #1

Hi, have you checked all the volume levels in your Volume Control ? Master, PCM, PC Speaker, ... For Alsa/pulseaudio...

roger (rpariseau) said : #2

I found the fix at Seems alsamixer comes muted.

sudo /etc/init.d/alsa-utils stop
alsamixer -c0
#changing some levels
sudo /etc/init.d/alsa-utils start
#everything is reset again to the level before stop like it is to be expected.

Thanks for your reply! BTW, "Report a problem" links under jaunty's Help does not work either! Haven't searched for a fix to that -- yet....