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sound is not working

asked 2015-09-29 11:21:15 +0000

dllkevin gravatar image

updated 2015-10-06 13:16:19 +0000

Adaephon gravatar image

Hello I face a difficulty I do not turn the sound although I added pulseaudio at startup. someone could help me ? please

# [...]
exec mpd
# [...]
set $mod Mod4
# [...]

#--- Pulse Audio controls------------------------------------
bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec pactl set-sink-volume 0 +5% #increase sound volume
bindsym XF86AudioLowerVolume exec pactl set-sink-volume 0 -- -5% #decrease sound volume
bindsym XF86AudioMute exec pactl set-sink-mute 0 toggle # mute sound

# [...]
exec --no-startup-id pulseaudio
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I doubt someone will be patient enough to read your config file, especially with this formatting.

i3convert gravatar imagei3convert ( 2015-09-29 14:00:47 +0000 )edit

Did you check volume levels with some other tools, e.g. `pavucontrol`? Are you sure that your sound card has actually the index "0"? For example the HDMI output of your graphics adapter may also be recognized by pulseaudio. You can check this with `pactl list`.

Adaephon gravatar imageAdaephon ( 2015-10-06 13:20:15 +0000 )edit

I3 doesn't do sound and can't make your sound work or not work. Note pulseaudio requires other services to work. On my system I think I had to enable dbus and consolekit which on a minimal os may not be enabled by default.

Michael Rose gravatar imageMichael Rose ( 2015-10-07 02:19:12 +0000 )edit

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answered 2015-10-13 16:48:33 +0000

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thank you guys i fixed it finally

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