Bug 509277 - gnome-volume-control-applet state stuck in mute once slider dragged to zero
gnome-volume-control-applet state stuck in mute once slider dragged to zero
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-07-01 21:44 EDT by Neal Gompa
Modified: 2010-06-28 09:25 EDT (History)
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Description Neal Gompa 2009-07-01 21:44:40 EDT
Description of problem:

The volume control applet (gnome-volume-control-applet) remains stuck in mute in the notification area if the slider is adjusted to zero or if the mute button is pressed, even after it is unmuted. If the mute button is pressed, generally it will not accept the button to unmute it. A restart is sometimes necessary to restore sound.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press the mute button on keyboard, select mute from the right click menu on the volume control applet, or move the slider to zero on the left click menu on the applet
2. Attempt to reverse the muting by either pressing the mute key again, clearing the mute checkbox, or using the slider to slide back up to normal volume levels
Actual results:
Applet state will not change, stuck looking like it is muted. Most of the time, system is actually muted, but there are random times where sound still went through despite looking like sound is muted.

Expected results:
When looking muted, system is muted. Control applet should unmute when desired and system should be unmuted along with it.

Additional info:
It also winds up disabling the volume popup that appears when keyboard volume buttons are used.
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