Posts Tagged ‘ Linux / Freebsd ’

How to turn off / Disable your touchpad while typing in linux

Jan 4th, 2010 | By

So after having the edge of my hand touch my touchpad and mess up an email for the upteenth time today I went around and did some research to see if there was a quick shortcut key or something I could press to turn the bloody thing off and then on again when I was
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Fixing ALSA underrun erorrs associated with PulseAudio (and typically Skype) in Ubuntu

May 10th, 2009 | By

So after running into this problem suddently and for no ‘apparent’ reason(although it became apparent later) I noticed the complete lack of real support docs online in regards to the ALSA underrun problem.  Hopefully I can rememdy this a little bit and help some people out. Last week I noticed skype audio was getting really
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Sound quality with PulseAudio FINALLY restored. No more slightly grainy music

May 7th, 2009 | By

When I finally solve the problem I nearly broke down.  The effect that hearing crystal clear music for the first time in months, especially the likes of Bear Mcreary, is an emotional experience.  For a LONG time I have been plagued with this extremely subtle but in Ubuntu where my music would have this very
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Importing / Loading a Mysql backup / database from a .sql file – In Shell

Mar 23rd, 2009 | By

I was appalled when the first page of search results for this came up with instructions on how to do this for a Windows server.  So I felt it my duty to add to the tutorials out there for people actually running a real web server (BSD/Linux/Etc) Parse in the .sql file into an already
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Setting up a USB mic to work with Ubuntu, and specifically Teamspeak

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

Alright so you have a USB mic and Ubuntu is being a bitch about it.  Meaning it probably is thinking that your primary input device is in your soudn card somewhere as apposed to a USB port.. How on earth do we tell get Ubuntu to use the USB port instead of the Soundcard?  We’ll
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NYT Article on the man behind Ubuntu

Jan 24th, 2009 | By

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/11/business/11ubuntu.html Found this great article getting inside of the head of them man who is responsibile for the Linux Distro I, and the majority of linux users, use: Ubuntu.   Mark Shuttleworth is indeed what I would strive towards, a ultra rich man that decides to do something that can change the world.  Albeit it isn’t
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Wrestling Match with Ubuntu #3453

Nov 9th, 2008 | By

Well with the recent upgrade to 8.10 Intepid has come a few wonderful bugs.. The main one is that all of Nvidia’s new drivers for 8.10 are only alphas and dont’ work worth a damn.. Just spend 2.5 hours going over and pulling my hair out until I found found this article on UbuntuGeek that
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