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In alsamixer, there is an option called "Auto-Mute Mode", and it's enabled by default.

But now I want to disable it. I've tried different keys but failed.

Any idea? 0_0

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Press right arrow to get to "auto-mute mode", then up or down arrow to change it, then Escape to exit.

You can make this automatic on boot by executing (perhaps in /etc/rc.local):

/usr/bin/amixer -c 0 sset "Auto-Mute Mode" Disabled
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thanks, guy~ it works. –  Determinant Jul 20 '12 at 13:02
@Sam And would you have any idea on how to make this change permanent? Every time I restart my pc it gets reset. –  Xero Sep 9 '12 at 19:19
try google: alsa save mixer settings –  Sam Watkins Oct 26 '12 at 5:24

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