low audio volume (success)

Claude Jones claude_jones at levitjames.com
Sun Jan 2 03:09:16 UTC 2005

Wayne Leutwyler wrote:
> Claude Jones wrote:
>> I have a fresh install of FC3 on a 1.5 Ghz desktop. All is generally 
>> well, but, my audio volume is extremely low. Even with amplified 
>> speakers turned up all the way, and the volume control on my media 
>> player turned up all the way, the sound is fairly soft. It can be 
>> heard, but it can't be made loud. Is there a setting somewhere that 
>> I'm missing? The sound card is built in to the MB which is an MSI, I 
>> believe. All works well in Windows, so I don't think it's a hardware 
>> problem.
> Did you run alsamixer and check the volume levels?

I run KDE desktop, but your suggestion led me to the solution. The aRTS 
control tool allowed me to turn up the volume. Thanks.

Claude Jones
Bluemont, VA, USA

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