Devuan bug report logs - #22
devuan-project: Sound volume turns, and stays mute

Package: alsamixer; Maintainer for alsamixer is (unknown);

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Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:04 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: jessie, moreinfo

Merged with 90

Done: "Ralph Ronnquist (rrq)" <>

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Subject: bug#22: devuan-project: Sound volume turns, and stays mute
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I had the same problem with a HDA Intel sound card using the ALSA Mixer. 
I am using Devuan RC2 and had not made any system alterations relating 
to sound. All attempts to un-mute using the audio mixer had no effect 
even through the audio mixer showed everything updating correctly.

I 'accidentally' muted, probably by clicking the mute button next to my 
keyboard (Acer laptop).

It may be a long-standing Debian or XFCE bug as there are lots of 
comments on-line about un-muting problems in both.

My sound started working again immediately after I followed some advice 
on a Debian forum and ran:
$ amixer set Master unmute

Hope that helps.

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