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Senior Open Source Developer at the Open Source Group of Samsung Research America


Feb
9
comment How to disable Alert volume from the command line?
It seems to me that a few releases back this could be controlled via gconf, but I didn't see anything with gconftool-2 or gconf-editor. There is also a pacmd utility for manipulating sound settings, which seems like it should be the right tool but I can't discern what sequence of commands would result in toggling that setting. (I tried running pacmd info before and after toggling the Alert mute and diffing the output, but didn't see anything relevant.)
Feb
9
revised How to disable Alert volume from the command line?
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Feb
9
comment How to disable Alert volume from the command line?
I've actually already done that, but the Alert bell comes through the audio speakers via pulseaudio, not the on-board PC speaker (which I left unplugged in the case anyway).
Feb
9
answered Uninstalling ATI's drivers and installing Nvidia's?
Feb
9
comment Since that last kernel upgrade X uses too much RAM
Also, even with all visible GUI apps closed, there are still background apps you might not notice - things like indicators, settings daemons, panels, and the like. Really, you have to look through 'ps aux' or similar to see what exactly is running (look for stuff running as your username first).
Feb
9
comment Since that last kernel upgrade X uses too much RAM
Client memory leaks can be caused by even the tiniest applet. In fact larger apps like chrome tend to have better memory checking and testing tools so ironically are less likely to cause these kinds of memory issues.
Feb
9
asked How to disable Alert volume from the command line?
Jan
10
answered Change Login Window Appearance
Dec
24
answered Since that last kernel upgrade X uses too much RAM
Dec
24
answered No kernel modesetting detected, can only boot Xorg in fail safe graphics mode with intel video card?
Nov
25
answered Where can I find wayland?
Nov
25
answered Will X.org be available in the future?
Nov
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
1
answered How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error?
Nov
1
answered Will natty be distributed still on a cd?
Nov
1
answered What sort of information do I need to send a bug report to nouveau developers?
Oct
19
awarded  Suffrage
Oct
6
comment How do I best enable Xinerama?
You may find these links helpful for configuring dual head on intel: intellinuxgraphics.org/dualhead.html and thinkwiki.org/wiki/Xorg_RandR_1.2
Oct
6
answered How do I best enable Xinerama?
Oct
6
comment How do I best enable Xinerama?
It'd help to see your xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log...