Category Archives: Ubuntu

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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vboxdrv: Unknown symbol mcount (err 0)

if you come across this error here is what you have to do if  you find that gcc version is mismatched between kernel and what you have on the machine, like how I have “gcc version 4.4.7 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.4.7-1ubuntu2)” and … Continue reading

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screenresolution issue on ubuntu guest on windows host

If anyone happens to use Ubuntu latest as guest machine on windows 7 host machine and find the resolution to be jumbled up on boot. then this might be helpful my configuration: host : windows 7 guest : ubuntu 12.04 … 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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Adding quick launch button to you ubuntu

very simple: Alt + right mouse button select “Add to Panel” select among the example launcher or select “Custom Application Launcher” and click add button provide name, command to run on launch of this application, comments, also provide a icon … Continue reading

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