[mythtv-users] volume control from keyboard

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 18:08:51 UTC 2019

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:59 AM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>

> When I watch mythfrontend on the Shield TV my Harmony remote uses the
> volume buttons to control the AV receiver.
> But when I'm at my Ubuntu desktop the computer keyboard controls
> everything.  I have extra buttons on the keyboard that control the
> volume and mute for the whole computer.  But if I use those while in
> Mythfrontend, it locks up mythfrontend with a paused picture. I have to
> control alt f1 to get out.
> I've tried the  f9, f10, f11 buttons in mythfrontend and it show a
> status line with changes to volume settings, but no change in the volume
> occurs.  Any ideas how to fix this??
> The sound is thru amplified speakers plugged into line out. and the
> keyboard is a Dell wired keyboard.
> Jim A
> _______________________________________________
> Like yours my system is line out to an amplifier. My logitec keyboard has
> functional mute, vol up, and vol dn, above the F* keys

IIRC prior to the amp the square bracket keys did volume, like F9,10,and 11
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