volcontrol is just a small shell script I wrote for my Acer Aspire 1300. I wanted to be able to use the volumecontrol keys on the keyboard so that it gave me feedback via an osd. I also wanted the mute button to automatically restore the old volume if it was pressed a second time, so that it unmutes the laptop. Please do not comment on poor code, this is my first a little bit more complex shellscript ever ;) Currently, I use the script in combination with mapped keys and the Fluxbox keymapper.
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A download is available here.