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asked 2011-11-11 23:53:59 -0500

sidsaid gravatar image

I am having huge problems with sound: the volume is extremely low. I have checked alsamixer and nothing is muted. I am lost as to what to do. Just for the record I am running fedora 16 on an intel imac from 2008ish.

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answered 2012-01-07 17:06:39 -0500

I got quiet videos too, having just updated to Fedora 16. I clicked on Applications > System Tools > System Settings > Sound. For output, I ensured the system knew the speakers had no amplification. I unchecked Mute. I upped the volume. Sound!

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answered 2011-12-17 20:37:47 -0500

tonybrowning gravatar image

No sound to little sound this will fix sound trouble with the new Fedora 16, if not fixed already: With the new Fedora 16 my sound was fixed through Fedora's updates after 12 days with no sound. I'm just speculating that the new package Fedora has now added allowing one's computer to become voice activated and only if activated to allow a blind person to be able to use a computer thus delaying and/or causing our sound trouble. Of which is remarkable and a great feat!!! Sometimes they just need to get the kinks out and they probably ran into trouble along the way.

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answered 2012-11-21 15:23:23 -0500

fedora4life gravatar image

I solved my Fedora HDMI Sound problem on my computer.

This might help you as well. I've written a post on my blog.

just follow the link provided below.

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answered 2011-12-01 11:39:53 -0500

Did that, but it doesn't change a thing. It even made it worse, now the sound is almost totally off!

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answered 2011-11-12 04:29:59 -0500

asto gravatar image

Launch 'pavucontrol' from the command line and check if all the volume bars have been pushed all the way to the right.

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answered 2011-12-01 18:21:16 -0500

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In alsamixer, have you tried pushing all the volumes to their maxima?

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