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/**
* config.h
* ALT + F11 | F12
*/
static const char *upvol[] = { "amixer", "set", "Master", "3+", NULL };
static const char *downvol[] = { "amixer", "set", "Master", "3-", NULL };
static const char *mutevol[] = { "amixer", "set", "Master", "toggle", NULL };
static Key keys[] = {
{ MODKEY, XK_F12, spawn, {.v = upvol } },
{ MODKEY, XK_F11, spawn, {.v = downvol } },
{ MODKEY, XK_F9, spawn, {.v = mutevol } },
};
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elycastellano commented Jun 1, 2020

Thanks for share!

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ghost commented Jul 6, 2020

Thanks a lot for this!

A totally seperate issue,
my keys from F1 to F12 don't work in dwm, work in every other window manager/desktop environment

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neuro-sys commented Jul 6, 2020

I find it very surprising when people find seemingly simple things very useful. I'm happy that it's useful for others.

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BakedSnake commented Nov 30, 2020

Sick!

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agung-satria commented Jul 3, 2021

what if i login as non root user, the upvol and downvol didn't work for me
if i try sudo amixer set Master 3+ null, on terminal it worked,

@kurth4cker
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kurth4cker commented Oct 15, 2021

Great

@gssasank
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gssasank commented Jan 1, 2022

If anyone's wondering why the vol up and down aren't working for them, just use sudo amixer in place of amixer

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jumps-are-op commented Jan 24, 2022

for people that use pamixer instead of amixer

 static const char *upvol[]   = { "pamixer", "--increase", "3", NULL };
 static const char *downvol[] = { "pamixer", "--decrease", "3", NULL };
 static const char *mutevol[] = { "pamixer", "-t",              NULL };

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