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2012-08-22 20:38 Mint volume weirdness

posted Aug 22, 2012, 6:37 PM by Boyce Crownover   [ updated Oct 27, 2014, 9:28 AM ]
My Linux Mint install has had a weird problem lately where the volume control main sound slider didn't affect the volume of anything noticeable. The Applications sound slider control did affect the volume on a one-by-one basis. After getting frustrated and starting to click things a little more randomly than I usually would,  I switched to the HDMI hardware output instead of the normal built in analog, and sound stopped, but when I switched it back, the master volume slider started suddenly working.