I had a sound problem after switching volume from internal speakers to HDMI output, so I reset PulseAudio. After which the volume control on the top of the desktop bar (Wingpanel) disappeared. I have tried many ways to restore it though nothing helped. How can I restore the volume indicator?

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Enter the following in a terminal.

sudo apt-get install indicator-sound

Log out then back in.

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