Ubuntu 17.10 to Allow Users to Amplify the Sound on Laptops Through Media Keys
After getting back from GNOME’s GUADEC 2017 developer conference, Canonical’s Didier Roche has started a daily blog series about the Unity to GNOME Shell transition for the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) release.
One of the key features of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment was to allow users to raise the volume over the 100% limit using the multimedia keys of their laptops. The setting wasn’t available in other popular desktop environments, such as GNOME, to which Canonical wants to transition for Ubuntu 17.10.
Last month, the Ubuntu Desktop team shared their plans to implement the same functionality in their modified GNOME Shell user interface for Ubuntu 17.10, and Didier Roche reports today that the feature is ready for publi… (read more)