alsamixer: lock levels

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 20:29:23 UTC 2013


On 04/07/2013 09:01 PM, Colin Law wrote:

> On 7 April 2013 20:41, Phil Dobbin <bukowskiscat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, all.
>>
>> I'm hoping somebody's going to take pity on me here...
>>
>> My three kids all have Ubuntu machines (2 off 12.04 & 1 off 12.10) &
>> boy, do they love You Tube. Which, in itself, is no big thing but, kids
>> being kids, the volume levels can get ear shattering when all three are
>> at it together.
>>
>> Is there anyway I can ssh into each machine (ssh & ssh keys are already
>> set up) & lock alsamixer's output levels to say, 25%? Or, indeed, any
>> other way to tame the output levels. They're using You Tube in Firefox
>> if that's any help.
> 
> Buy them headphones?

They have them already. However, getting them to wear them is another
matter.

Cheers,

  Phil...

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