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Volume widget is a program, which shows system volume levels.

The program needs pulseaudio, alsa-utils, python3 and python-pyqt5 as dependencies. Note that dependencies might be different depending on your distribution.

#Volume widget Copyright (c) 2017 JJ Posti <> #Volume widget comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; #for details see: #This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under #GPL Version 2, June 1991″

Here are some screenshots

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warning x16266

By default I have set Volume widget to a fixed position. If the position I have chosen does not work for you, then look at the code and change the coordinates. As always, the code is commented and easy to follow. I have also set Volume widget to ignore the close event. ALT+F4 will not work by default. If you need that functionality then comment out these lines

#Ignore ALT+F4. We want to avoid accidental closing.
def closeEvent(self, event):


After downloading, decompress the archive and cd into the resulted directory.

If needed, make files executable:

chmod +x


chmod +x

Run with: python

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