Increase the system wide sound (volume) in your linux (ubuntu etc..)

On August 30, 2009, in increase, System, volume, by Dipin Krishna

Here is another trick to increase the sound (soft volume) in Ubuntu Linux, this time system-wide. 1. Edit your /etc/asound.conf file. On your terminal type $ sudo gedit /etc/asound.conf 2. Paste the following into the asound.conf file: pcm.!default { type plug slave.pcm “softvol”}pcm.softvol { type softvol slave { pcm “dmix” } control { name “Pre-Amp” […]


Testing your system for USB boot compatibility

On November 12, 2008, in compatibility, System, Testing, USB boot, by Dipin Krishna

The following tutorial will enable a user to check if a computer system can boot from a USB device and ultimately help determine if the computer can boot a Linux version from USB. In most cases if the test is successful, you should have no problem running Linux portably. In addition to testing your PC […]