Debian 8 (Jessie): Where are the sound settings?

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Tools Debian 8 (Jessie): Where are the sound settings?

Dear experts,
right now I'm watching a Youtube movie and the sound is on and at maximum in the browser.

On my Thinkpad T60 I have also pressed the volume up hardware button as often as possible.

Now I'm curious if there are some advanced sound settings, so I can check if the sound level is really at maximum or if I can make it even louder.

Operating system is Debian Linux Jessie 8.6(?) 32-bit and it's up-to-date Smilie

Window manager: XFCE4


Last edited by junior-helper; 06-28-2017 at 04:54 PM.. Reason: Added my window manager, for it's very important, thanks Corona688.
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What GUI volume control is available depends on your window manager.

You could also try alsamixer / amixer in console.
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Great! Both commands worked. Thanks. Now I just need to find out how to adjust the volume in the console Smilie
My window manager is XFCE4, somehow I can't find any simple and suitable application. Gotta apt-cache search for sound or something Smilie

$ amixer
Simple mixer control 'Master',0
  Capabilities: pvolume pswitch pswitch-joined
  Playback channels: Front Left - Front Right
  Limits: Playback 0 - 65536
  Front Left: Playback 49810 [76%] [on]
  Front Right: Playback 49810 [76%] [on]
Simple mixer control 'Capture',0
  Capabilities: cvolume cswitch cswitch-joined
  Capture channels: Front Left - Front Right
  Limits: Capture 0 - 65536
  Front Left: Capture 13850 [21%] [on]
  Front Right: Capture 13850 [21%] [on]

┌───────────────────────────── AlsaMixer v1.0.28 ──────────────────────────────┐
│ Card: PulseAudio                                     F1:  Help               │
│ Chip: PulseAudio                                     F2:  System information │
│ View: F3:[Playback] F4: Capture  F5: All             F6:  Select sound card  │
│ Item: Master                                         Esc: Exit               │
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EDIT: alsamixergui works!
Not sure if "Applications Menu -> Multimedia -> Audio Mixer" was there before I've installed alsamixergui SmilieSmilie

However, problem solved.

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