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Volume suddenly jumps to 100% when using GNOME Web (Epiphany)
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When viewing web pages in GNOME Web the volume can suddenly jump to maximum. I set priority to high because it is especially dangerous while wearing headphones. The problem is apparently not exclusive to GNOME Web and is caused by PulseAudio's flat volumes feature. Could you please make it disabled by default in PureOS?

How to reproduce:

(Don't wear headphones while testing...)

This is a link to the issue reported on the Epiphany page.


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zero created this task.May 9 2019, 11:08

This is a workaround: (disable flat-volume option).

@jeremiah.foster could we disable this option by default?

I can't reproduce this on my Librem 13 v3 running Byzantium. But, I will look into seeing how we can change the default.

Debian does talk about this as a configuration option in their wiki:, but on cursory inspection, I don't see a bug filed for changing default settings. This may have to go further upstream to PulseAudio itself.