Mate Desktop questions
Linux for blind general discussion
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Mon Nov 8 22:29:14 UTC 2021
I wouldn't do that. If I had sudo set up correctly, I could do
sudo amixer set Master 100 unmute:alsactl store.
If that doesn't work and sometimes it won't, you have lock files you need
to remove before doing this operation.
On Mon, 8 Nov 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> "... To be sure that the sound is unmuted, your best option is to run
> something like
> alsactl store
> in a terminal. This should happen automatically when you shut down the laptop,
> so it's baffling me why your sound is muted every time you boot. It's possible
> that the restore isn't working at boot time either, so you may want to stick
> alsactl restore
> into your boot sequence at some point as well. "
> Can someone point me to where the "boot sequence" referenced in the reply
> quoted above, is located? I am running Mint Mate 20.2.
> It would also be nice to know where I can find the commands that are executed
> at logoff or shutdown. I am still fairly new at Linux, but learning a ton over
> the past few months.
> On 10/10/2021 1:52 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > You should have a NetworkManager applet on your panel. This should be to the
> > left of the time and date toggle, but in my experience it doesn't like to
> > tell you when you're on it. So my best recommendation would be to shift tab
> > once you hit the time and date toggle and then press the enter key. A menu
> > should pop up with wifi connections, along with a menu item called more that
> > will give you more connections if yours is for some reason not at the top of
> > the menu.
> > To be sure that the sound is unmuted, your best option is to run something
> > like
> > alsactl store
> > in a terminal. This should happen automatically when you shut down the
> > laptop, so it's baffling me why your sound is muted every time you boot.
> > It's possible that the restore isn't working at boot time either, so you may
> > want to stick
> > alsactl restore
> > into your boot sequence at some point as well.
> > ~Kyle
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