Attaching a USB headset, PulseAudio assigns it a very low volume. Gnome-sound-properties seems unable to raise this volume effectively higher. The only way to get the volume up is to use
alsamixer -Dhw -c1 and raise the master volume from there.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
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