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Today I found out you can set your pulseaudio volume above 100% using pactl.

RIP my speakers

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  • 3
    This reminds me of a rumour back in ~2009 that installing VLC player on an HP laptop voids the warranty cause the volume goes to 200%!
  • 3
    pactl? Hell just plug in a set of speakers with the right volume controller. I sat down on my headphone cord one day and the volume was 5000% before I ever noticed the popup.
  • 1
    Back when I first installed Ubuntu on one of my first towers, I noticed an audio setting for allowing volume over 100%

    I set it up all the way, tried it out and....

    Pop.
  • 2
    That did indeed blow my mind back when I discovered > 100% in VLC while watching my shitty ass pirated tv shows in badly encoded 720p.
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