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Thread: [pulseaudio] volume control with multimedia keys ?

  1. #11
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    Nov 2009

    Re: [pulseaudio] volume control with multimedia keys ?

    Quote Originally Posted by alwayslurking View Post
    [[ $0 == pa_vol_down ]] && _down=true 
    [[ $1 ]] && let _vol_increment=$1*655 || _vol_increment=655
    _full_line=`pacmd dump|grep "set-sink-volume"`
    _sink_cmd=`echo $_full_line|cut -d" " -f1`
    _sink_id=`echo $_full_line|cut -d" " -f2`
    _sink_vol=`echo $_full_line|cut -d" " -f3`
    [[ $_down ]] && let _vol=$_sink_vol-$_vol_increment || let _vol=$_sink_vol+$_vol_increment
    [[ $_vol -lt 0 ]] && _vol=0
    [[ $_vol -gt 65536 ]] && _vol=65536
    pacmd $_sink_cmd $_sink_id $_vol > /dev/null
     [[ $0 == pa_vol_down ]] && _down=true
    should be
     [[ ${0##*/} == pa_vol_down ]] && _down=true
    to avoid problems where the full path is used.

    Other than that great script. I like how bash handles the conversion from hex to decimal on its own.

  2. #12
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    Oct 2010
    Dayton, Ohio
    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Re: [pulseaudio] volume control with multimedia keys ?

    I'm using a ruby script that actually changes all sinks at the same time - which comes in handy when you've suddenly started using an external USB speaker and all your keybound scripts work with only one sink.

    I can't take credit for most of it - I forked and tweaked it a tiny bit. The original script is here:; I couldn't get it to run because of something in the muting code, so I fixed that and added in some output in case someone wants to send it to notify-osd or somesuch. Mine's at:
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