โ€œKernel-panic โ€“ not syncing : VFS : Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(X,X)โ€ error in Ubuntu
· โ˜• 1 min read · โœ๏ธ Bharath
This one seems to be a really famous problem for most folks in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. So I had it too. The problem was on the initrd file. It is a kernel related file needed for booting. So i did a simple thing. I replaced initrd.img file of my kernel version with “initrd.lz” file from the Ubuntu LiveCD and edited my grub.cfg file (equivalent of menu.lst in older Ubuntu releases), to boot using initrd.

Start torrent downloads from anywhere using Dropbox and Transmission
· โ˜• 2 min read · โœ๏ธ Sathya

I’ve been using Dropbox pretty extensively ever since its private beta days and just love its simplicity and ease with which I can keep all my files in sync across multiple computers. Even more awesome is its simple web interface - just upload a file and boom, the file you uploaded gets sync’d across all your computers. This coupled with Transmission{#aptureLink_qW0FfjT1X1}โ€˜s abilityย  to start downloading torrents automatically when a torrent file is available in a folder means you can start torrent downloads from anywhere, even if your computer is not accessible. Let me show how you can do this.