[xubuntu-users] Sound indicator greyed out in Xubuntu 13.10

Bill hb.cog.jil at gmail.com
Sun Oct 27 02:33:18 UTC 2013

On 10/26/2013 10:05 PM, Benjamin Shadwick wrote:
> I just completed an upgrade from Xubuntu x64 13.04 to 13.10 using
> do-release-upgrade.
> Everything seems fine, except that the sound/audio/volume indicator
> (looks like a speaker) on the indicator panel is greyed out. If I click
> it, a tiny popup appears that is about 3 pixels tall and is empty (as
> far as I can tell), when I used to get a volume slider in 13.04.
> Note that audio itself is working fine; I can control the volume using
> the PulseAudio Volume Control application and hear sounds in various
> desktop applications and in command-line tests.
> Any idea what's going on? Thanks!


"For those looking for a temporary workaround, look at 
/usr/share/dbus-1/services/indicator-sound.service and change the Exec line


Also check in Settings Manager > Session and Startup > Application 
Autostart, Volume Control (Show desktop volume control).



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