Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
Zac Medico wrote: Unfortunately, the multiple DISTDIR feature is not currently available (though it is planned). As an alternative, perhaps you can run a script that creates symlinks for you. Thank you for that script it will be helpful, but I've checked for my main problem with no write

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Zac Medico
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Paweł Madej wrote: | | !!! No write access to write to /usr/portage/distfiles. Aborting. | | Is the only resolution of this problem giving /usr/portage/distfiles dir | write permissions for all? | | I'll add that user from i try making ebuild

Re: [gentoo-user] (Newbie)Emerge Problem

2006-01-04 Thread Etienne . Hilson
On Saturday 24 December 2005 15:19, Sumeet Pal Singh wrote: Hi Hi I am having problems with emerge working during installation. I have Pentium4 with HT PC, and tried to install gentoo-2005 twice, eveything was fine ,hardware was easily detected, but network did not work well with proxies. I

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 09:00:30 +0100, Paweł Madej wrote: Is the only resolution of this problem giving /usr/portage/distfiles dir write permissions for all? I'll add that user from i try making ebuild digest is in portage group (as an additional). You also need to make $DISTDIR group

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Abhay Kedia
On Wednesday 04 January 2006 11:20, Roy Wright wrote: Try kate -u filename kate --help shows this option: -u, --use Use a already running kate instance (if possible) I have this same problem. Earlier on opening a file from konqueror or any where else the kate used to open

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 14:39:42 +0530, Abhay Kedia wrote: I have this same problem. Earlier on opening a file from konqueror or any where else the kate used to open it in the already open instance. How to make that behaviour default? How to get back that functionality. I thought that I messed

Re: [gentoo-user] Troubles with xml-commons-1.0_beta2.ebuild

2006-01-04 Thread Petteri Räty
Wolfgang Liebich wrote: Hi, I have a gentoo system with many parallel JDKs installed. java-config -L says [ibm-jdk-1.3.1] IBM JDK 1.3.1 (/etc/env.d/java/20ibm-jdk-1.3.1) [sun-jdk-1.5.0.06] Sun JDK 1.5.0.06 (/etc/env.d/java/20sun-jdk-1.5.0.06) [ibm-jdk-1.4.1] IBM JDK 1.4.1

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Abhay Kedia
On Wednesday 04 January 2006 15:01, Neil Bothwick wrote: call Kate. Go to the Control Centre - KDE components - File associations and select text/plain. Select Kate, press Edit, go to the Application tab and change the command from kate %U to kate --use %U. That doesn't work :( It shows error

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 15:27:52 +0530, Abhay Kedia wrote: Go to the Control Centre - KDE components - File associations and select text/plain. Select Kate, press Edit, go to the Application tab and change the command from kate %U to kate --use %U. That doesn't work :( It shows error saying

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
Neil Bothwick wrote: On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 09:00:30 +0100, Paweł Madej wrote: You also need to make $DISTDIR group writable. $ ls -l /usr/portage/ | grep distfiles drwxrwxr-x4 root portage 36864 sty 4 08:56 distfiles $ cat /etc/group | grep nysander wheel:x:10:root,nysander

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Dual-Opteron

2006-01-04 Thread Boyd Stephen Smith Jr.
On Monday 02 January 2006 21:49, Jerry McBride [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about 'Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Dual-Opteron': On Monday 02 January 2006 20:08, Dale wrote: Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote: As the owner of a dual-Opteron 275 system, I can say they they are very nice. An emerge -e

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't get Vi

2006-01-04 Thread Catalin Neagoe
Yes, issue an emerge sync first. The explanation is that you still have te ebuild-6.5.068 but the package itself don't exist anymore. Shawn Singh wrote: thank's all ... I'll see what solution works the best. On 1/3/06, Ernie Schroder [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ernie Schroder wrote: John

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Abhay Kedia
On Wednesday 04 January 2006 16:02, Neil Bothwick wrote: I've just tried it on another box, and I do get that error when opening a second file, but checking kate shows that it does have both files loaded. Ah...you are right. The files did get opened but that error pop (and that too twice) is

[gentoo-user] System shutdown from within Xfce

2006-01-04 Thread Michael Kjorling
I run Xfce 4.2.3.2 and want to be able to shut down my system from within X. At the moment I have to log in as root and then issue a shutdown command, but Xfce is supposed to support doing this through the GUI. Looking around turned up the Xfce documentation and specifically

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 16:57:18 +0530, Abhay Kedia wrote: Ah...you are right. The files did get opened but that error pop (and that too twice) is quite annoying. I even tried to rename kate to kate.bin and created a script with name kate which calls kate.bin with --use option but that also gives

Re: [gentoo-user] System shutdown from within Xfce

2006-01-04 Thread brettholcomb
You have to set yourself up to be able do shutdown and reboot if desired. Do this in the sudoers file. I don't have my setup where I can reach it at this moment but if you need I can post it later tonight. From: Michael Kjorling [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/01/04 Wed AM 08:26:16 EST To:

Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail

2006-01-04 Thread Ernie Schroder
This is just too wierd! I've done all the maintainance steps everyone has suggested, probably several times by now, but kmail still refuses to send email. The good news is Thunderbird is working. Being a creature of habit, I want to get kmail working. Last night I did: # emerge -eD kdepim

Re: [gentoo-user] System shutdown from within Xfce

2006-01-04 Thread John Jolet
On Jan 4, 2006, at 7:43 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You have to set yourself up to be able do shutdown and reboot if desired. Do this in the sudoers file. I don't have my setup where I can reach it at this moment but if you need I can post it later tonight. what you wanted was

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Abhay Kedia
On Wednesday 04 January 2006 18:40, Neil Bothwick wrote: I set the text/plain file type to call this with only %U as an argument, and it works without annoying messages. Thanks for looking into this :) This works but why is it so slow in launching? The first instance loads instantaneously but

[gentoo-user] OT - cron control

2006-01-04 Thread Michael Sullivan
Is there a way to reconfigure cron options, such as where it sends the cron reports. I thought I remembered there being something like that when I used to use Fedora Core, but I'm not sure. I use dcron... -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail

2006-01-04 Thread brettholcomb
What happens if you do emerge -uD kdepim -p. Have you tried emerge kdemail? From: Ernie Schroder [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/01/04 Wed AM 08:57:13 EST To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail This is just too wierd! I've done all the maintainance

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't get Vi

2006-01-04 Thread Shawn Singh
Thanks for the info. Before I could emerge --sync I had to update portage. Once I did that, I was able to do the emerge --sync and then emerge vim. Again, thank you all for your help. ShawnOn 1/4/06, Catalin Neagoe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, issue an emerge sync first. The explanation is that

Re: [gentoo-user] Kate doesn't reuse existing process anymore with kde 3.5.0?

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 19:42:29 +0530, Abhay Kedia wrote: I set the text/plain file type to call this with only %U as an argument, and it works without annoying messages. Thanks for looking into this :) This works but why is it so slow in launching? The first instance loads instantaneously

Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail

2006-01-04 Thread Ernie Schroder
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What happens if you do emerge -uD kdepim -p. this shouldn't be more comprehenve than emerge -eD kdepim Have you tried emerge kdemail? I take it you mean kmail? Yes, I've unmerged kdepim and merged kmail and it's dependancies -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing

Re: [gentoo-user] BASH 3.1 - DON't UPGRADE

2006-01-04 Thread Alexander Skwar
Alexander Skwar schrieb: bash-3.1-r1 isn't hard masked anymore. Is it now safe to upgrade to bash v3.1? New release, same question: bash-3.1-r2 isn't hard masked anymore. Is it now safe to upgrade to bash v3.1? Alexander Skwar -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] BASH 3.1 - DON't UPGRADE

2006-01-04 Thread Alexander Skwar
Neil Bothwick schrieb: On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 17:28:17 +0100, Alexander Skwar wrote: New release, same question: bash-3.1-r2 isn't hard masked anymore. Is it now safe to upgrade to bash v3.1? Tried it this morning, no networking! According to Bugzilla, it needs baselayout-1.12.0_pre13,

Re: [gentoo-user] BASH 3.1 - DON't UPGRADE

2006-01-04 Thread Andrew Gaydenko
I have upgraded it today and haven't any problems (rebooting, syncing, emereging, and so on...). === On Wednesday 04 January 2006 19:28, Alexander Skwar wrote: === Alexander Skwar schrieb: bash-3.1-r1 isn't hard masked anymore. Is it now safe to upgrade to bash v3.1? New release, same

Re: [gentoo-user] BASH 3.1 - DON't UPGRADE

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 17:59:26 +0100, Alexander Skwar wrote: So, don't update Bash unless you are also updating the the correct baselayout. I'm about to update my desktop, so if I'm not around for a while, you'll know why... Well, as before, I'll be a chicken and wait for you to return

Re: SOLVED: [gentoo-user] System shutdown from within Xfce

2006-01-04 Thread John Jolet
On Jan 4, 2006, at 10:53 AM, Michael Kjorling wrote: On 2006-01-04 08:07 -0600, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: what you put was let wheel group run the shutdown command as vukyou want to replace vuk with root. There we go, thank you! For the benefit of the archives, this is what I got in the

Re: SOLVED: [gentoo-user] System shutdown from within Xfce

2006-01-04 Thread Michael Kjorling
On 2006-01-04 11:09 -0600, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can now shut down and reboot from within the GUI, and it doesn't seem to have opened any obvious other security holes. well, except ANY user in your wheel group can shut down your box.not saying that's a bad thing, but you need to

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Rumen Yotov
On (04/01/06 11:53), Paweł Madej wrote: Neil Bothwick wrote: On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 09:00:30 +0100, Paweł Madej wrote: You also need to make $DISTDIR group writable. $ ls -l /usr/portage/ | grep distfiles drwxrwxr-x4 root portage 36864 sty 4 08:56 distfiles $ cat

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 19:28:16 +, Rumen Yotov wrote: When using ebuild you must give the whole path, Really? It's always worked with relative paths for me. -- Neil Bothwick The Japanese call us lazy, but at least we cook our fish! signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild defaults?

2006-01-04 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 09:25:52 -0800 (PST) maxim wexler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | Is there a default, eg for LICENSE, in an ebuild if | the ebuild's author can't discover it? Not for LICENSE. If you can't find the LICENSE, you can't legally distribute or use the software so you can't make an ebuild

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Rumen Yotov
On (04/01/06 17:39), Neil Bothwick wrote: On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 19:28:16 +, Rumen Yotov wrote: When using ebuild you must give the whole path, Really? It's always worked with relative paths for me. -- Neil Bothwick The Japanese call us lazy, but at least we cook our fish! Hi,

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rumen Yotov wrote: On (04/01/06 17:39), Neil Bothwick wrote: Hi, For me it works only with full path or if the ebuild is in the current directory. Rumen $ ebuild /usr/local/www-apache/mod_cband/mod_cband-0.9.6.1_rc1.ebuild digest !!! No

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild defaults?

2006-01-04 Thread Lares Moreau
On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 09:25 -0800, maxim wexler wrote: Is there a default, eg for LICENSE, in an ebuild if the ebuild's author can't discover it? What package? We'll take a look. -- Lares Moreau [EMAIL PROTECTED] | LRU: 400755 http://counter.li.org lares/irc.freenode.net |

[gentoo-user] Gracefull window close

2006-01-04 Thread Lares Moreau
Is there a command line to gracefully close all windows in my X env? The end purpose is to have a 'shutdown' command on my desktop which acts like it presses the 'close' button on all the open windows. This way I don't kill the configs I haven't explictly saved. This also prevents me from

Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail

2006-01-04 Thread Benno Schulenberg
Ernie Schroder wrote: This is just too wierd! I've done all the maintainance steps everyone has suggested, probably several times by now, but kmail still refuses to send email. What's in your .kde/share/config/kmailrc under the [Transport x] headers? kio (KDirWatch): WARNING:

Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail SOLVED

2006-01-04 Thread Ernie Schroder
On Wednesday 04 January 2006 12:19, a tiny voice compelled [EMAIL PROTECTED] to write: Yes, you are right - I've been working with Windows all morning so my brain was dead G. I figured you had but thought I'd ask. From: Ernie Schroder [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/01/04 Wed AM 10:58:02

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Rumen Yotov
On (04/01/06 19:18), Paweł Madej wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rumen Yotov wrote: On (04/01/06 17:39), Neil Bothwick wrote: Hi, For me it works only with full path or if the ebuild is in the current directory. Rumen $ ebuild

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Zac Medico wrote: You should have done `ls -ld /usr/portage/distfiles/.locks`. I'm able to reproduce that problem here. It seems that portage automatically changes the group id on ${DISTDIR} (when run as root) but it neglects to change the

Re: Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail SOLVED

2006-01-04 Thread brettholcomb
Glad to hear it's fixed! Something must have been messed up in the profiles. From: Ernie Schroder [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/01/04 Wed PM 02:01:40 EST To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail SOLVED On Wednesday 04 January 2006 12:19, a tiny

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Zac Medico
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Paweł Madej wrote: | Zac Medico wrote: | You should have done `ls -ld /usr/portage/distfiles/.locks`. | | I'm able to reproduce that problem here. It seems that portage | automatically changes the group id on ${DISTDIR} (when run as root) but | it

[gentoo-user] OT: printing lots of file.doc files

2006-01-04 Thread James
Hello, Kind of a strange request, but I have been given a work assignment that forces me to keep many documents in .doc format. If I have a dir full of these, but I use to lp/lpr style printing, how do I print a passel of .doc files without going into OO to load and print each one individually?

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Zac Medico wrote: Yeah, I think should. The version of portage that I'm using (2.1_pre3) will create the directory with the correct gid (if the directory does not exist). However, after the directory has been created, portage does not ensure

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: printing lots of file.doc files

2006-01-04 Thread Tom Martin
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 20:44:05 + (UTC) James [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Kind of a strange request, but I have been given a work assignment that forces me to keep many documents in .doc format. If I have a dir full of these, but I use to lp/lpr style printing, how do I print a passel

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 20:03:54 +, Rumen Yotov wrote: Really? It's always worked with relative paths for me. The Japanese call us lazy, but at least we cook our fish! For me it works only with full path or if the ebuild is in the current directory. Which is exactly what the previous

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: printing lots of file.doc files

2006-01-04 Thread David Morgan
On 21:31 Wed 04 Jan , Tom Martin wrote: On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 20:44:05 + (UTC) James [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Kind of a strange request, but I have been given a work assignment that forces me to keep many documents in .doc format. If I have a dir full of these, but I use

[gentoo-user] Re: k3b and now NTFS access rights

2006-01-04 Thread Mick
Neil Bothwick wrote: user or users. The difference is that with user, only the user that mounted a filesystem, or root, can umount it. With users, user A can mount a filesystem and user B can umount it. What a right 'carry on' this access issue is. I eventually got on the machine in

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild defaults?

2006-01-04 Thread Mariusz Pękala
On 2006-01-04 17:45:46 + (Wed, Jan), Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 09:25:52 -0800 (PST) maxim wexler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | Is there a default, eg for LICENSE, in an ebuild if | the ebuild's author can't discover it? Not for LICENSE. If you can't find the LICENSE, you

Re: [gentoo-user] portage overlay question

2006-01-04 Thread Paweł Madej
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Peter Ruskin wrote: On Wednesday 04 January 2006 18:18, Paweł Madej wrote: $ ls -ld /usr/portage/distfiles drwxrwsr-x 4 portage portage 131072 2006-01-04 00:51 /usr/portage/distfiles What does yours look like? Peter please read whole

Re: [gentoo-user] Need help with USE options.

2006-01-04 Thread Dale
Holly Bostick wrote: The first thing you need to understand is that USE flags enable/disable *optional* support for supplemental applications. USE flags will never affect anything that you need (to run the system), though it may affect things that you want (for your own ease and comfort).

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Dual-Opteron

2006-01-04 Thread Peter Kelly
Dale wrote: Something like 640 packages according to the line count in Kwrite. Try emerge -pe world |grep ebuild |wc -l to get the exact number of packages. Peter -- Jesus is my POSTMASTER GENERAL ... -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: k3b and now NTFS access rights

2006-01-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 04 Jan 2006 22:01:51 +, Mick wrote: So, if I want to mount NTFS partitions by different users what am I supposed to do? Pile up the uid Nos? There must be a better way. There is, set a suitable umask value. By default, NTFS partitions are mounted readable only by the user that

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild defaults?

2006-01-04 Thread maxim wexler
--- Lares Moreau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 09:25 -0800, maxim wexler wrote: Is there a default, eg for LICENSE, in an ebuild if the ebuild's author can't discover it? What package? We'll take a look. Well, you said that already, and I posted skel.ebuild but I

[gentoo-user] arts using a LOT of memory, why?

2006-01-04 Thread Dale
Hi, I noticed today that arts is using a LOT of memory. It didn't use to do this. This is from top: top - 19:38:34 up 2 days, 15:24, 3 users, load average: 1.03, 1.03, 1.00 Tasks: 101 total, 3 running, 97 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie Cpu(s): 2.7% us, 0.3% sy, 95.3% ni, 0.0%

[gentoo-user] Problem with cracking keys with libdvdcss

2006-01-04 Thread Richard Watson
Hi – I’m just wondering under what circumstances libdvdcss will not work correctly when trying to back up a movie DVD. I’m running 1.2.8 on my desktop unit at home fine but 1.2.9 on my laptop keeps returning the error. libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_02_0.VOB at 0x00293bd4 libdvdread:

[gentoo-user] Re: Fonts fell apart

2006-01-04 Thread Grant
I was experimenting with kde and now my xfce4 fonts look terrible. Does that ring a bell for anyone? What could be causing this? - Grant Are there a couple of packages I should try to re-emerge? Any hints at all. The fonts basically look really rough. Like the opposite of

[gentoo-user] xcompmgr?

2006-01-04 Thread Michael W. Holdeman
Do I need xcompmgr? I have a running ~x86 up to date system using kde-3.5.0. I setup transparency using teh howto on teh wiki, and it is really beautifull.. BUTT, totally unusable as it is soo slow and crashes all the time. It crashes x. My system is Dell 8600, with an nvidia 5200Go card. All

[gentoo-user] ati-drivers can work with 2.6.15!

2006-01-04 Thread Iain Buchanan
Hi all, Instead of a question this time, I have an answer! If you're trying to get ati-drivers (fglrx) to load with linux-2.6.15 its simple! (Given the error you get is undefined symbol: pm_register or something similar). The solution is to simply: when configuring your kernel, under Power

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: printing lots of file.doc files

2006-01-04 Thread Jean Magnan de Bornier
Le 04 janvier à 21:44:05 James [EMAIL PROTECTED] écrit notamment: | Hello, | Kind of a strange request, but I have been given a work assignment that | forces me to keep many documents in .doc format. If I have a dir full of these, | but I use to lp/lpr style printing, how do I print a passel of

[gentoo-user] package conflict on update

2006-01-04 Thread Trenton Adams
Ok, so I get the output below when trying to merge after a sync today. My guess is that the openmotif package was made into two separate packages, correct? To the portage developers, how could this be handled? Perhaps emerge could somehow figure out the reason for such a conflict, and then

[gentoo-user] Re: package conflict on update

2006-01-04 Thread Trenton Adams
Oh, if someone does make emerge detect how to resolve the conflict, perhaps it should ask the user if they would like to continue with the unmerge/re-emerge. After all, it could be a critical system utility that is running. On 1/5/06, Trenton Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, so I get the