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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Adjusting Volume

Ubuntu offers a handy utility that you can use to control the volumes for various outputs from your computer. For a simple master volume control, just click the speaker icon in the top-right corner of the screen and move the slider left or right, as shown in Figure 5.1.

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Figure 5.1. Control the master volume level with the volume slider.

Alternatively you can control all the output volumes for the system to make sure that you have set everything to your taste, as shown in Figure 5.2. To access the volume control, left-click the speaker icon and select Sound Preferences.

Figure 5.2. Use the volume control to manage volume settings ...

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