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Linux Sound Card Error

Got an error after rebooting Linux Ubuntu, the dound card did not work after an update. Find which codec you’re using cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep Codec or aplay -l Codec: C-Media CMI9880 CMI9880 minimal 3-jack in back min_fp 3-jack in back, 2-jack in front full 6-jack in back, 2-jack in front full_dig 6-jack in back, […]

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Linux Wiithon, WDFS for Wii

Mount and burn Wii format WDFS in Linux. Install the following: grep “deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wii.sceners.linux/wiithon-1.1/ubuntu karmic main” /etc/apt/sources.list || echo deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wii.sceners.linux/wiithon-1.1/ubuntu karmic main | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list && sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 1F882273 && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install wiithon && sudo gpasswd -a $USER disk Now run sudo /usr/share/wiithon/wiithon.py For […]

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Linux Desktop Backgrounds

Problem: Only one desktop background available. Run this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install kdebase-workspace-wallpapers kdewallpapers Now a whole lot of images will be installed and availabe in “desktop activity settings” on desktop.

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Linux Tips and Tricks

Linux Automount Hard Drives

Desired: Need to mount drive when booting up Linux distribution, Ubuntu, Kubuntu or similar. The GUI program psydm can help with this. Install if it aren’t and then run it in the terminal sudo apt-get install pysdm && sudo pysdm Add the drives that you want to mount when booting up. Reboot to see if you […]

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Linux Network Management disabled after reboot

Problem: Network Management was disabled after a reboot and no way to enabled it again via GUI on task list (it were running). The issue was caused by NetworkEnabled=false. Use an editor, kate, gedit or similar. sudo kate /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state Change the following line it back to NetworkEnabled=true Restart the network management program sudo service network-manager restart It […]

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Linux GRUB2 Failing Loading Disk After Forced Reboot

Problem: After a forced reboot because it froze the linux partition won’t mount. “An error occurred while accessing ‘Volume (ext3)’, the system responded: org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.UnknownFailure: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda5. missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog – try dmesg | […]

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Linux Make video_ts To .iso File

To convert a video file to .iso. “mkisofs” is the key. mkisofs -dvd-video -o ~/moviename.iso /path/todvd/filesystem/ This line will make a moviename.iso in the home folder which can then easily be burnt or mounted.

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Linux Setup DNS

Setting up the DNS in Linux can be done in a few steps. sudo cp /etc/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf.auto Now edit the dhclient sudo gedit /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf Look for the below line, which will be commented, and match this setting. # append the following line to the document prepend domain-name-servers 208.67.222.222,208.67.220.220; sudo ifdown eth0 && sudo ifup eth0 […]

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Linux Add Boot Option In Grub2

You can add boot option for Grub2 for Ubuntu by editing the 40_custom file. sudo gedit /etc/grub.d/40_custom Append the following line menuentry “Ubuntu Mymod” { recordfail insmod ext2 set root='(hd3,1)’ linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-21-generic-pae root=UUID=c01e7d24-fc8c-4498-86a2-ad0ea8d1d4ec ro quiet splash acpi=off noapic nolapic initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-21-generic-pae  } Modify for your own use e.g. the set root if it’s located different […]

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Linux Ubuntu Disable WebCam LED Light

When running Linux distribution Ubuntu the webcam led light does not turn off when webcam is not active. The webcam LED light is always on. This has been experience on Intel ABook and HP laptop in Ubuntu 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, 10.10 and occur in older versions as well. It’s most likely due to the old laptop and old […]