Choose style:

Author Topic: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)  (Read 2106 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline linxuguy86

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 39
  • Karma: 5
  • New Forum User
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): 7
Hi my keyboard volume up and down not working on my new Peppermint 7 . The brightness keys are working just fine. The volume up and down keys are f7 and f8, no need to press shift or fn. This is my only proplem i found on PEP 7 other wise the best distro ever. :)
« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 09:35:30 pm by linxuguy86 »

Offline PCNetSpec

  • Administrator
  • Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 26276
  • Karma: 2855
  • "-rw-rw-rw-" .. The Number Of The Beast
    • View Profile
    • PCNetSpec
  • Peppermint version(s): Peppermint 10
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2016, 08:04:49 pm »
Is this a laptop ?

If so, can you mention the make/model ?



Try this .. run:
Code: [Select]
sudo pluma /etc/asound.conf
when a BLANK file opens, make it read
Code: [Select]
pcm.pulse {
    type pulse
}
ctl.pulse {
    type pulse
}
pcm.!default {
    type pulse
}
ctl.!default {
    type pulse
}
SAVE the file and exit pluma

Log OFF/ON (or REBOOT)

test your volume keys.



To UNDO
Code: [Select]
cd /etc
then
Code: [Select]
sudo rm -v asound.conf
then REBOOT.
« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 08:13:38 pm by PCNetSpec »
WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root' .. logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.

Team Peppermint
PCNetSpec

Offline linxuguy86

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 39
  • Karma: 5
  • New Forum User
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): 7
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2016, 08:44:30 pm »
omg thank you very much ive been looking the whole day this worked.

Offline zebedeeboss

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 3135
  • Karma: 567
  • Life first... Peppermint a close 2nd :)
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): P10 / P9 Respin
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2016, 02:37:19 am »
omg thank you very much ive been looking the whole day this worked.

Hi linuxguy86

Glad this worked for you. Can you please go to your first post and click Modify and append [SOLVED] to the subject line.
This will help other users with a similar problem find a solution :)

Regards Zeb...
Be Kind Whenever Possible...   It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
P10 x64 Desktop - AMD Threadrippe 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 1 x 43" 1 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
P10 x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

Offline linxuguy86

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 39
  • Karma: 5
  • New Forum User
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): 7
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2016, 02:24:33 am »
would this also worked in peppermint 6

Offline PCNetSpec

  • Administrator
  • Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 26276
  • Karma: 2855
  • "-rw-rw-rw-" .. The Number Of The Beast
    • View Profile
    • PCNetSpec
  • Peppermint version(s): Peppermint 10
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2016, 08:55:44 am »
If it works on your hardware in PM7, it should also work in PM6 .. but there's no guarantee it'll work for all hardware in either.

Give it a shot .. you can easily undo the changes ;)
WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root' .. logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.

Team Peppermint
PCNetSpec

Offline ericjrich

  • nOOb
  • *
  • Posts: 1
  • Karma: 1
  • New Forum User
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): 7
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2016, 02:43:43 pm »
Here is a script I made thanks to the advice from the user: PCNetSpec (Thanks You PCNetSpec!! )

Download it using the terminal:
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/xejrx721/public_main/master/volume_key_fix.sh

Or Get it From here
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/xejrx721/public_main/master/volume_key_fix.sh

**dont forget to make the file executable**
chmod +x volume_key_fix.sh

**To run it**
./volume_key_fix.sh

What Does It Do:
1) It will create the file asound.conf in the local directory and add the text to it.
2)It will move the file to /etc (you will be asked your password)
3)it will reboot your machine (use ctrl-c if you dont want to do this)

I hope this works for You
I have used this on a Dell and an HP laptop so far running Peppermint7 and it works.

Offline alelondon

  • nOOb
  • *
  • Posts: 3
  • Karma: 0
  • New Forum User
    • View Profile
  • Peppermint version(s): 7 xenial
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2016, 08:18:43 am »
te script works like a charm on my toshiba portege Z30-A-13m.
can it be fixed upstream?
 

Offline PCNetSpec

  • Administrator
  • Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 26276
  • Karma: 2855
  • "-rw-rw-rw-" .. The Number Of The Beast
    • View Profile
    • PCNetSpec
  • Peppermint version(s): Peppermint 10
Re: keyboard volume up down not working on Peppermint 7 (SOLVED)
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2016, 08:32:13 am »
Not sure about upstream .. I could easily put the file in the ISO so it's applied both in a Live session and on installation but I have no way of knowing for sure that it won't have detrimental affects on systems where everything works properly.
WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root' .. logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.

Team Peppermint
PCNetSpec