Windows 10 was released long ago in internet time, but I get asked questions about it randomly by various users, friends and clients. One of the most asked ones is about “spying” that windows 10 may be doing on the user. Initially a server called DiagTrack was present in windows that provided these “spying capabilities”.… Continue reading Windows 10 User Experience & Telemetry service
Google I/O 2015 has come and gone, and it brought many cool bits of news for us. One of the ones that caught my fancy was the Android M preview releases. I happen to have an Android Nexus 5 device handy and wanted to try M preview 2 which was recently released. If you don’t… Continue reading [How To’s] Android M Preview 2 for Nexus Devices
No one likes to sit around waiting for slow mirrors while updating multiple packages but its a fact of life usually. In debian it means typing apt-get update and sitting around for a while, then doing the actual install or upgrade and getting some coffee. what if you could speed the process along somewhat? well… Continue reading Debian package management speed ups
Running out of HDD space is pretty annoying. So if you are running out of space and need to find out what’s taking up all that space type the following command to find out more : du -h / |grep ‘[0-9]G’ this will give you feedback somewhat like the following.
I just noticed I had 8 kernels installed on a machine. dont need but one…. so I rebooted to make sure I was using the newest, and removed all the old ones via these simple commands : Ubuntu / Debian / dpkg / Apt: dpkg -l ‘linux-*’ | sed ‘/^ii/!d;/'”$(uname -r | sed “s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/”)”‘/d;s/^[^… Continue reading Remove all old installed but unused kernels