grub2 – change default boot option

Background Linux Version: Debian 8.6 Jessie When setting up desktop or laptop for dual boot into either Windows or Debian, grub2 is typically installed and default to boot into Debian. For my laptop, I would like to boot to Windows by default. Resolutions This can be achieved by modifying the default option GRUB_DEFAULT=0 in /etc/default/grub.… Read More »

RubyMine – Run test – got “cannot load such file — test_helper”

Background RubyMine version: 8.0.3 Created a controller in a Rail project and select Run / Run ‘All tests in projectname…’, got “cannot load such file — test_helper” exception when test/test_helper.rb does exist Below is output from Run Tool window /usr/bin/ruby -e $stdout.sync=true;$stderr.sync=true;load($0=ARGV.shift) /home/username/RubyMine-8.0.3/rb/testing/runner/tunit_or_minitest_in_folder_runner.rb Testing started at 08:02 … Work directory: /home/username/development/rubymine/hello_mine Loading files…. ========================================= Fail… Read More »

Build TightVNC 1.3.10 – xmkmf: command not found error

Background Installed TightVNC server 1.3.9 on a new 64 bit Debian with KDE but did not work as expected so try to build version 1.3.10 and have encounted a number of issues. I did not finish the build because out of time. xmkmfL command not found Firstly Because it is a new machine so xmkmf… Read More »