How to restart services like youtube (sound) and usb (flashdisk)

Macario Valle macariov at
Sun Oct 28 02:34:49 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 08:23 +0700, Ali Milis wrote:
> Hi,
> Once in the while my youtube (firefox/flash) will have no sound.
> This will usually happen after returning from a screen saver.
> Then, it will work again after exiting firefox (and sometimes
>  rebooting).
> I tried to restart alsa-utils with no success. Is there any
> other way?
> Also, I am using an USB cable modem (Sci.Atlanta 2100).
> Sometimes, the system will not recognize the USB disk.
> Is there anyway to restart the USB service?
> regards,
> -- 
> Raja Ali M.I. Ilias, Bengkalis,
> Counted GNU/Linux Engineer # 405138 -
> Ubuntu User # 14458 -
On a terminal window:
 cd /etc/init.d	

The resulting list of files is most of your services.
to restart alsa:
sudo /etc/init.d alsa-utils restart

not sure which one would be for usb, as i undertand it various service
mount usb devices.

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