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That is because alsamixer activly sets its background colour to black. In terms of ANSI escape codes this means it sends the ^[[40m sequence. You can verify this by fiddling with its output: Run alsamixer while redirecting its output to a file: $ alsamixer > alsamixer.ansi Use Esc or Ctrl+C to exit. You can also use $ alsamixer | tee alsamixer.ansi ...
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