debos image for HummingBoard Edge

Intro In my previous posts I have shared my first experience with debos and how to run debos in a container. In today's post, I'd like to present how can we use all of that to generate base Debian…

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debos in docker – the second attempt

Intro In the previous post, I have shared my first experience with the Debian images builder - debos. I have posted my current results on the issue but since there was no response, I've decided to…

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Our first look at debos – new Debian images generator

What is debos debos is quite a new tool allowing easier Debian images generation. It seems to be following current trends - it is written in Go, using YAML as an input format. The idea of taking…

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PC Engines APU2 netboot Debian installation

In previous post I described how to setup PXE server and boot Debian installer using it. I mentioned that provided setup is limited and some extensive configuration is needed to make it useful for…

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virtualbox-dkms: fix alloc_netdev problems when compiling with 3.17.0-rcX headers

Intro Because of my bug hunting approach of using the latest kernel I experienced a problem with compiling VirtualBox modules with 3.17.0-rc5 version on my Debian Jessie. The issue is well known and…

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How to fix backlight issue on IdeaPad y510p

Today I decided to switch to the latest kernel (3.17-rc1) on my IdeaPad y510p. I hit only one annoying problem until now - after booting my main screen was dimmed. I tried all instructions from top…

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Linux (Debian Wheezy) on Lenovo y510p

After long analysis I decide to buy new laptop. I had about $1000 (or 3000PLN) and most important things to me were: * i7 CPU - because of performance (of course at least 4700 series) * SSD -…

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Sqlite3 gem not supported on Heroku

When I tried to deploy second part of RoR tutorial to Heroku I get this error: An error occurred while installing sqlite3 (1.3.5), and Bundler cannot continue. Make sure that gem install…

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Prepare for Ruby on Rails on Debian wheezy

I start to learn Ruby on Rails. As always when you learn new programming language toolchain is required. In this tutorial I will try to go through toolchain preparation for my Debian wheezy. Of…

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