How to remove multiarch in debian 7

Just a quick one, for me to remember and for you to enjoy.

dpkg -l | grep :i386 | cut -s -d ' ' -f3 | xargs apt-get remove -y
dpkg --remove-architecture i386
apt-get update

Building NAS - software

Operating system I think my NAS box build is no longer in much flux, so I thought it’d be nice to describe it. I had some disks laying around, I had them installed and started playing with the software setup. Disk /dev/sda: 60.0 GB, 60022480896 bytes Disk /dev/sdb: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes Disk /dev/sdc: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes Disk /dev/sdd: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes Disk /dev/sde: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes First one is an SSD drive, I used it for OS installation. [Read More]

Enabling wireless on Dell Latitude 2110 under CrunchBang Linux

Update: Please note that I no longer host this kernel as it is very old and also Crunchbang is no more. Some time ago I got my hands on CrunchBang Linux distro, which is great. The only thing there that could be better is that my Broadcom BCM43224 WiFi card is not working. But I’m used to it, as many Linux distros do not provide it. As I happen to know from my Fedora experiences that it is resolved in kernel version 3. [Read More]

Netbeans 6.9 for Rails 3 on Ubuntu 10.10

I am a lazy person. I do like things to just work, run out of the box, name it. I like Ubuntu for it’s packaging system and ease of installation of various software. However using Netbeans from the default repo could cause you a headache when developing Rails 3 apps. These just won’t run. Let us start with installing the newest version of the IDE sudo apt-get install netbeans #then go to the Tools->Plugins->Available and install all regarding Ruby Now go ahead and try running some Rails app. [Read More]