Monthly Archives: September 2010

Putty keeps disconnecting

On a recent vacation, taking a train across the entire country, I was using my cell phone’s 3G connection to provide my Internet connection. Every little tunnel and other signal interference along the way would cut off the SSH connection I was sending all my traffic through. While googling, still on the train, I found […]

Switching alsa sound cards around

Short reference on switching around alsa sound cards, making another one the default. Needed to do this since my computer has 3 sound cards (M-Audio, SoundBlaster and the G35 headset) List alsa modules: cat /proc/asound/modules 0 snd_ice1724 1 snd_ctxfi 2 snd_usb_audio Edit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf, adding the following lines (note the underscores from above are now dashes): […]