Mute and unmute keyboard shortcut under Xubuntu or Xfce

In Setting Manager, select Keyboard and Application Shortcuts. Add the new following item:

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and press the shortcut key when requested.

3 thoughts on “Mute and unmute keyboard shortcut under Xubuntu or Xfce

  1. Thank you! FInally a solution that works! I have looked off and on for months and tried several “solutions” – mute worked, unmute did not.

    This one worked flawlessly instantly hoooray : smile :

  2. This worked great for me. I just would like to know how to how to do the same with the volume up and down keys and the brightness keys

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