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On Debugging Intel High Definition Audio in Linux and the Beats Audio Conspiracy Part I

A few months ago, while looking into some display issues with my HP Envy 15 laptop, I somehow become aware that the subwoofer was not active when I ran Linux. The sound worked perfectly well otherwise, but there was no bass and it was not nearly as loud as I remembered from Windows. I initially […]

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Windows and Linux Serial Port Enumeration

Gathering a list of all available serial ports in a system is a trickier task than you might expect. While it is not difficult, it is rather obscure. On Windows, for example, you are probably used to having serial ports enumerated from COM1 to COM9, and on Linux from /dev/ttyS0 and up. However, modern versions […]

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