Category Archives: LINUX

No sound : CA0106 , alsa and pulse audio

So what do we have here. Creative 5.1 channel CA0106 sound card is connected and not working. What all could go wrong, your audio card itself is not detected. your audio driver loaded is not correct. pulse audio will not … Continue reading

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LVM mounting on your linux server box

LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel that manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. Heinz Mauelshagen wrote the original code in 1998, taking its primary design guidelines from the HP-UX’s volume manager. Where do you see … Continue reading

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Enabling flashplayer and java plugin on Ubuntu (12.4)

biggest problem with ubuntu where you have a firewall and proxy to access all package resources will be to keep you firefox sane and running with required plugins, one of the required plugins will be flashplayer and java. So I … Continue reading

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When grub dies

This article was written on 2011/04/02 which never got published  😦 I was living happily with my windows xp and OpenSuse. But then my need to be with Android went strong and I tried looking for the resource on android … Continue reading

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Gdb For Dummies

debugging a multi threaded program on GDB make sure to have ” -g ” compliler flag enabled while enabling. enter the gdb prompt preetam@preetam-desktop:/src$ gdb GNU gdb (Ubuntu/Linaro 7.4-2012.04-0ubuntu2.1) 7.4-2012.04 Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU … Continue reading

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making your Mic work on ubuntu 10.04

I just wanted to have google video chat with my friend and found that my ubuntu box with 10.04 is unable to do that. I installed the google talk plugin and it had its limitations. so I folded my sleeves … Continue reading

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