Getting a Focusrite Scarlett Solo to work under Linux – Common Issues

The Focusrite Scarlett Solo is a pretty nifty audio interface that seems to be getting rather popular as of late. I purchased one myself to replace my dying Asus Xonar U7 that had some issues when running on Linux (and on Windows thanks to the drivers, but that's another topic). For the most part, the …

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Password promt and error when mounting your Samba shares from fstab? Here is why

Problem: A couple of days ago my Linux system (Manjaro Linux) suddenly refused to mount any of my Samba shares set in the /etc/fstab file. Every time I tried to mount them manually, I'd get a prompt for my password, followed by a mount error 22, also known as "invalid argument". My share mounts looked …

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