[ltp] Re: T520: Not loud enough

Steven J. Owens linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 1 May 2012 01:43:48 +0000

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 03:34:32PM +0200, Axel Braun wrote:
> >> I noticed that the volume level is quite low - for example, on the old
> >> Z60m the sound can be made much louder. Is there a way to increase the
> >> base volume level?
> > 
> > I suspect you may have the usual problem of multiple different mixers,
> > all in series. Check:
> >   - Application volume control
> >   - Mixer (kmix/alsamixer-gui/pavucontrol): has application and master
> > and maybe more
> >   - hardware buttons on the keyboard.
> Thanks for your hints, gents,
> I have already tried alsamixer as well a Kmix and pavucontrol, all on max 
> level....where alsa and KMix 'only' link to the one Pulseaudio-device.
> The hardware-buttons are somewhat linked to the mixers - they work 
> synchonous.

     I have the same problem, I haven't found an answer (other than to
plug in internal speakers).  I've tried pavu, alsamixer, etc.

Steven J. Owens
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