Google Gears on Amd64 in 300 seconds

Ok, I admit it could take you a bit more, especially if you don’t have the building tools already set… If you are reading, you probably already know the issue: Google doesn’t provide and AMD64 version of Gears and you’re with yourself. Of course you can trust third-party xpi packages, or maybe you don’t want […]

Truecrypt 5.0a on ubuntu amd64

UPDATE: truecrypt-5.1a-ubuntu-x64 is now available from so there’s no apparent need to compile your own amd64 deb (unless you’re so paranoid, of course). I can confirm that Truecrypt 5.0a compiles and works on Ubuntu Amd64 Feisty fawn (7.04) using Heinzelotto 64 bit patch for Truecrypt 5.0 and wxWidgets 2.6.7. No problems with ld neither […]