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Trouble shooting ALSA on Debian

Posted 07-17-2010 at 10:02 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 08-10-2010 at 06:59 AM by craigevil

First go through the ALSA checklist:
1) add yourself to the 'audio' group (log out and log in again) , as root add username audio, where username is your user's name
2) use alsamixer and unmute channels and raise levels (also try muting some channels & toggle jack sense)

--$ alsamixer <Enter> {You will be able to control the volumes and balance through the keyboard.}

Press: Alt+F2
Then type: /usr/bin/kmix {Click 'Run'.}...
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Got A New Cooling Fan

Posted 07-17-2010 at 06:03 AM by goldwave
Updated 07-17-2010 at 06:07 AM by goldwave

I got a new chipset cooling fan delivered today, and I installed it.
It a 40mm x 40mm x 28mm fan and runs around 7,000rpm.

Normally, without a fan, the chipset temp is between 45 C and 48 C in Summer.
As you can see in the pic below, the fan (fan1) runs at 7219rpm, and the chiset temp is lowered to 40 C (M/B).

It's pretty powerful.
But, a problem is that the fan is...
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Complicated password

Posted 07-17-2010 at 03:38 AM by

how can we implement password complicated like min. length, max length, use special character required in RHEL 5.4
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Absolute Linux 13.1.2

Posted 07-17-2010 at 12:22 AM by masinick

I installed Absolute Linux 13.1.2 on Friday evening and I've been using it for a few hours now. It features a nicely customized IceWM lightweight window manager, a slimmed down set of Slackware packages. By default, in place of the usual Firefox, you see the Google Chromium Web browser, which is starting to mature nicely. You can block ads now, and you can add a lot of convenience applications.

Slackware was once very much a command line based Linux distribution, very much in the...
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Posted 07-16-2010 at 05:46 PM by Skankpuss (2010 linux experiences)

OK, so this is what I've got to work with:

dual core pentium 4 CPU 3.06GHz
Freq 3065.419MHz
L2 cache 1024KB
DVD HP DVDwriter 840b on scsi3
HDD ATA WDC WD2000JS-60N on scsi4
Generic USB SD Reader on scsi6
Generic USB CF Reader on scsi6
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