[gentoo-user] Re: workaround for defective LOGITECH mouse.

2018-11-12 Thread Grant Edwards
; 15ms from previous."? https://www.google.com/search?q=X11+config+double+click+time=X11+config+double+click+time -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! We're going to a at new disco! gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: Permissions error on starting X.

2018-11-05 Thread Grant Edwards
> > Emerge will catch this, no need for revbump. Unless you're not using -D > (--deep) when updating world. Which you should. What do you mean "catch this"? I always use -D, and the change broke my system. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.ed

[gentoo-user] Re: Permissions error on starting X.

2018-11-05 Thread Grant Edwards
oul-up to me. I had to log in as root so that I could start X, so that I could use google to try to figure out what went wrong. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! My LESLIE GORE record at is BROKEN ... gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: What's with KDE?

2018-11-05 Thread Grant Edwards
years ago when it stopped supporting multiple screens. I've been using openbox since then. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Don't hit me!! I'm in at the Twilight Zone!!! gmail.com

Re: [gentoo-user] Autoexecute when "returning" from sudo ?

2018-10-31 Thread Grant Taylor
On 10/31/2018 10:49 AM, Stefan Schmiedl wrote: You could also define a function like … and skip the extra script file. Agreed. Though I've found that scripts are nicer for some things, like remote command execution. ;-) -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-09-17, Andrew Udvare wrote: > On 9/17/18 5:02 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: >> >> It wants to re-install wxpython-3.0.2.0, wxGTK-3.04 and >> wxGTK-304-r300. I've already done that a few times, but I answered >> 'y' anyway and let it reinstall them again. It didn

[gentoo-user] Re: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
atch") > > Have a look at bug #639276 in case it is related to your problem: > > https://bugs.gentoo.org/639276 No, that seems to be a different problem with incompatible ABIs. AFAICT, the ABIs in my case are comptable, and so far, applications seem to run OK, but I always get the warning. -- Grant

[gentoo-user] Re: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-09-17, Andrew Udvare wrote: > On 9/17/18 3:48 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: >> Does anybody have any idea what the below is trying to tell me? >> >> _WHAT_ two compenents are mismatched? >> >> WTF is the point of printing a "release number mismatch"

[gentoo-user] Re: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-09-17, Grant Edwards wrote: >>>> import wx > /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/wx-3.0-gtk2/wx/_core.py:16629: > UserWarning: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch > warnings.warn("wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch") Is this because I

[gentoo-user] When did "emerge --search" start returning packages that don't match?

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
dev-python/ipython * dev-python/pythong [ Masked ] * dev-python/twython * dev-python/vpython [ Masked ] * dev-python/wxpython [ Applications found : 7 ] Why is it returning packges that don't match what I'm searching for? Shouldn't only the last of the ones shown above be returned? -- Gra

[gentoo-user] wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/wx-3.0-gtk2/wx/_core.py:16629: UserWarning: wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch warnings.warn("wxPython/wxWidgets release number mismatch") >>> -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Hmmm ... a CRIPPLE

[gentoo-user] Re: disable Intel Mgr Engine

2018-09-17 Thread Grant Edwards
etails are > of interest to me. It doesn't run Linux. According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Management_Engine It runs Minix 3. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Psychoanalysis?? at

Re: [gentoo-user] logging my activity for audits

2018-09-12 Thread Grant Taylor
I've seen hints of process accounting in relatively modern kernels. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] logging my activity for audits

2018-09-12 Thread Grant Taylor
ip command. This allows me to do a LOT of things that normally require "sudo $command…" without ever needing to think about it. I've gotten to the point that almost all of my sudo interaction is through sudify. All of this is logged via sudo's standard logging mechanisms, which can be o

Re: [gentoo-user] logging my activity for audits

2018-09-11 Thread Grant Taylor
the script. — I had someone do exactly this at my last job. I *HIGHLY* recommend running as much as you can through sudo. Sudo events do end up in syslog on every system I've used. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] logging my activity for audits

2018-09-11 Thread Grant Taylor
where an administrator can modify said logs verses where they can't. On box is the former, off box is the latter. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: Update circle

2018-08-23 Thread Grant Edwards
ng) system must be updated somehow. Doing a reinstall will probably be far less work and less disruption for the machines user's. You don't have to "wipe the disk" to do a re-install. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards

[gentoo-user] Re: Running 3rd party apps intended for Ubuntu/RedHat

2018-08-22 Thread Grant Edwards
ve decided what solution is best for you, please contact us with the details and we will quote you a price. That sounds expensive to me... -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! All of life is a blur at of Repub

[gentoo-user] Re: Running 3rd party apps intended for Ubuntu/RedHat

2018-08-22 Thread Grant Edwards
seful to you: > > http://www.ucc.asn.au/~dagobah/~dagobah/things/make-static.html Taking a snapshot of a freshly loaded app is an approach I hadn't thought of. It does seem like the last resort... -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow!

[gentoo-user] Re: Running 3rd party apps intended for Ubuntu/RedHat

2018-08-21 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-08-21, james wrote: > On 8/21/18 6:25 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: >> There are a handful of 3rd party, closed-source apps that I run on my >> Gentoo systems. Often they're available for RedHat or Ubuntu, >> sometimes for "generic" Linux. [...] >> I've b

[gentoo-user] Running 3rd party apps intended for Ubuntu/RedHat

2018-08-21 Thread Grant Edwards
r containers, or is there some other way to do this? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Yes, but will I at see the EASTER BUNNY in gmail.co

[gentoo-user] Re: Heads up: Gentoo fouls up mail transport agent.

2018-07-21 Thread Grant Edwards
alf-dozen different ways to do the right thing, but you chose the wrong thing. -- Grant

[gentoo-user] Re: How long does "Verifying /usr/portage" take?

2018-07-11 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-06, Grant Edwards wrote: > On 2018-07-06, Grant Edwards wrote: > >> Now that the public key stuff is working again (knock on wood), I'm >> curious if it's usual for an emerge --sync to take 10-15 minutes >> longer than it used due to the "Verifying /usr

[gentoo-user] Re: whats going on with python versions?

2018-07-10 Thread Grant Edwards
at my latest update, a lot > of them are going back to 3.5 instead. That's why I set PYTHON_SINGLE_TARGET="python3_5" in my make.conf. I figured it would be best to wait until everything worked with 3.6. My guess is that six months or so after 3.6 becomes the default ought to

[gentoo-user] Re: How long does "Verifying /usr/portage" take?

2018-07-06 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-06, Grant Edwards wrote: > Now that the public key stuff is working again (knock on wood), I'm > curious if it's usual for an emerge --sync to take 10-15 minutes > longer than it used due to the "Verifying /usr/portage" step. > > On some systems (with fewer pa

[gentoo-user] Re: How long does "Verifying /usr/portage" take?

2018-07-06 Thread Grant Edwards
ys on a not-that-old machine. :) -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! One FISHWICH coming at up!! gmail.com

[gentoo-user] How long does "Verifying /usr/portage" take?

2018-07-06 Thread Grant Edwards
n my "main" desktop system it takes 10-15 minutes every time. During the verify step, the emerge process is only using about 5% of the CPU, and my system is running 80% or more idle. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! TO

[gentoo-user] Re: How to update public keys?

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: > On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: >> On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: >>> As of today, I seem to be unable to a an "emerge --sync". >>> >>> The process either hangs forever at

[gentoo-user] Re: How to update public keys?

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: > On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: >> As of today, I seem to be unable to a an "emerge --sync". >> >> The process either hangs forever at the "Refreshing keys from keyserver step: > > [...] > >> Or,

[gentoo-user] Re: How to update public keys?

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
adding the following: AcceptEnv COLORTERM -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! The Korean War must at have been fun. gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: How to update public keys?

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-05, Grant Edwards wrote: > As of today, I seem to be unable to a an "emerge --sync". > > The process either hangs forever at the "Refreshing keys from keyserver step: [...] > Or, it fails because there are no public key to verify a manfest: For now, I've

[gentoo-user] How to update public keys?

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
rtage and reinstall it from scratch using a snapshot. Is that seriously what we're supposed to do? -- Grant

[gentoo-user] Re: All Gentoo signing key expired and no way to fix it

2018-07-05 Thread Grant Edwards
tu.com/; SUPPORT_URL="https://help.ubuntu.com/; BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/; PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/privacy-policy; VERSION_CODENAME=bionic UBUNTU_CODENAME=bionic $ grep root /etc/passwd roo

[gentoo-user] Re: Any utility to forcibly freeze or swap out a specific pid?

2018-07-02 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-07-02, Vadim A. Misbakh-Soloviov wrote: >> kill -s SIGSTOP >> kill -s SIGCONT > > Although, such a "freezing" doesn't free any RAM :-/ It should. The pages used by the stopped process will get swapped out if/when the RAM is needed for other

[gentoo-user] Re: Recent change in python - some packages are not happy

2018-06-23 Thread Grant Edwards
RGET="python3_5" in /etc/portage/make.conf for now, or run an > unstable gdb. Can't you set it to python3_5 just for gdb in /etc/portage/package.use? -- Grant

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-19 Thread Grant Taylor
come. I'm glad to hear people benefiting from it. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: syslog-ng stopped showing kernel messages

2018-06-18 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-06-18, Grant Edwards wrote: > For some reason, syslog-ng recently stopped showing kernel messages. > I can't figure out why. I don't rememver ever having klogd running, > nor did I ever touch the default syslog-ng config file. This appears to be a problem with the 4.18-r

[gentoo-user] syslog-ng stopped showing kernel messages

2018-06-18 Thread Grant Edwards
c { system(); internal(); file("/proc/kmsg"); }; That doesn't work -- it appears to read /proc/kmsg once on startup, then never again. How does one get syslog-ng to show kernel messages? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYo

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-18 Thread Grant Taylor
On 06/18/2018 04:30 AM, Mick wrote: Hi Grant, Hi Mick, I am not overly familiar with networkmanager and the OP has not shared any screenshots or tab-by-tab NM settings, but had a look on a Gnome desktop and when hovering over the "Use only for resources on this connection"

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-17 Thread Grant Taylor
er words route company traffic through the VPN and route everything not to the company via the ISP. because this creates a full tunnel. What does "full tunnel" mean to you? I would think that it's the same tunnel, just different traffic routed through it. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-12 Thread Grant Taylor
nd that but I'm very confused why it doesn't work the same in both. It sounds like you also need to route 10/8 in addition to the aforementioned prefixes. I find it suspect that "b" doesn't work. I wonder if it's related to the DNS server that you're querying, specifically if it's internal / external and if it's routed through the VPN too. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-11 Thread Grant Taylor
On 06/11/2018 06:50 PM, Alarig Le Lay wrote: The “dev” syntax is correct. As tun0 is a L3 tunnel, you don’t have to bother about ARP next-hop resolution. Thank you for the confirmation Alarig. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-11 Thread Grant Taylor
your referring to there. Yes, in these cases you have to use different ports and set port forwarding per client. Not all VPN protocols have the concept of ports and as such can't use different ports. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-11 Thread Grant Taylor
client of the same type, it breaks the association of which internal client the traffic goes to. Thus it usually breaks / prevents all such clients from working at the same time. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
On 06/10/2018 01:13 PM, Grant Taylor wrote: I'll respond later with more details as to what I do to run various things in Network Namespaces. I create the following directories ("mkdir -p" type thing): - /run/mountns/$NSname - /run/netns/$NSname - /utsns/$NSname Firs

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
(once any other conventionla VPN configuration problem is solved). :-) Hilco's issue was what is routed through the VPN, not a problem with establishing said VPN. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
details as to what I do to run various things in Network Namespaces. Aside: Containers are functionally similar to, and use, Network Namespaces as well as other namespaces; process, uts, mount, etc. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
that comes to mind is if things like IPSec are in use and there are things between A and Z that interfere with the IPSec traffic. (Maliciously or accidentally.) Grant may be better equipped to answer here how to configure this, ~deer~in~the~headlights~look~ "Huh? What? Me‽" *gu

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
ections that start with the elevator in the lobby is actionable. ;-) -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
It helps if I actually add the foot note. On 06/10/2018 10:38 AM, Grant Taylor wrote: I will say that you'll likely need other systems [1] to test things like tunnels to / between. [1] You can easily have one machine be multiple systems via Network Namespaces. I routinely use Network

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Grant Taylor
amiliarize yourself with it) I'd suggest going through the free training that Hurricane Electric offers. You can also get a free tunnel from them to be able to play with IPv6. You'll likely end up using the "ip" command to establish said tunnel. ;-) TiA. You're welcome. Fe

Re: [gentoo-user] NFS and user IDs

2018-06-09 Thread Grant Taylor
to change IDs for accounts -and- walk the system chowning and chgrping things to reflect the change. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-08 Thread Grant Taylor
The ides is that you want just the IP address space that your company uses to be routed through the VPN and everything else to go out your default gateway (192.168.151.1). -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-08 Thread Grant Taylor
your routing table with the VPN connected. Is enough being routed through? Do you need to add additional prefixes? If DNS is working properly for internal resources, make sure that what they resolve to is routed through the VPN. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Enable "regular" network traffic when using VPN

2018-06-08 Thread Grant Taylor
everything else go through your local default gateway. Note: What I'm suggesting is typically called "Split Horizon" routing / VPN. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-23 Thread Grant Edwards
p none -m INLCRNL /dev/ttyACM0 > > or similiar does the job perfectly. Brilliant! Thanks for following up with the solution. After decades of using serial ports on Linux, I still didn't know about picocom or tio. I'll make a note of them and how to use them with rlwrap! -- Grant Edwards

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
On 05/22/2018 07:33 PM, tu...@posteo.de wrote: putty (has a gui and minimal configuration possibilities for serial connections and bunch more...) plink is the command line / text equivalent of PuTTY, from the same authors. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
On 05/22/2018 05:12 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: The 3270 was completely screen-oriented. An entire screen was loaded from the host. That screen included fields with various attributes (e.g. editable vs. read-only). You could edit whatever was editable on the screen, and then when you hit

[gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-05-22, Grant Taylor <gtay...@gentoo.tnetconsulting.net> wrote: > Aside: Now my brain is trying to remember the old differences between > telnet and 3270 / 5250. I think that telnet was inherently line > oriented (by default) and 3270 / 5250 were something else (but I do

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
but it will not work well if your board runs Linux. The other thing that comes to mind is mosh and some of the features that it has. Though, all of those don't do anything like command history. (I'm assuming that editing is limited to the current, unsent, command line.) -- Grant

[gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-05-22, Grant Taylor <gtay...@gentoo.tnetconsulting.net> wrote: > On 05/22/2018 02:39 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: >> Just to be pedantic, ckermit isn't a terminal emulator. It's a serial >> comm package that will connect a serial port to whatever terminal/tty >>

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
On 05/22/2018 02:39 PM, Grant Edwards wrote: Just to be pedantic, ckermit isn't a terminal emulator. It's a serial comm package that will connect a serial port to whatever terminal/tty you used to run the ckermit command. It's also a file transfer protocol, but that's pretty much irrelevant

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
dline / rlwrap like functionality. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-05-22, Grant Taylor <gtay...@gentoo.tnetconsulting.net> wrote: > On 05/22/2018 12:45 PM, David M. Fellows wrote: >> Since you want to blast to the past... kermit may do what you >> need. Back in the day it connected everything to everything. >> See http://ww

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
) client? expect might also be twisted to do what you need. It is also in portage. ~shudder~ -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
, this is a client side terminal (emulator) setting / function and not an aspect of an 8 bit clean communications path. If you used something that relied on the ~ (tilde) character, you may need to disable command interception in your ssh client or change the character. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
On 05/22/2018 11:54 AM, Grant Taylor wrote: Random thought:  I have no idea if Plan9's terminal emulator has any features for this or not.  It may be worth looking at.  I believe it's been ported to Linux. You might also want to check out using vim or emacs as they have terminal emulators

Re: [gentoo-user] Console serial terminal/console with command history?

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Taylor
come to mind. But they're GUIs. Random thought: I have no idea if Plan9's terminal emulator has any features for this or not. It may be worth looking at. I believe it's been ported to Linux. Thanks for any help in advance -- the FORTH will be with you! Good luck. Please share if you find anything.

[gentoo-user] Re: logging output

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-05-22, <mad.scientist.at.la...@tutanota.com> <mad.scientist.at.la...@tutanota.com> wrote: > how do i capture the output to a file and see it on the > display? Use "tee" https://linux.die.net/man/1/tee emerge | tee emerge.out -- Grant Edwards

[gentoo-user] Re: X11 recovery ... somehow

2018-05-22 Thread Grant Edwards
carefully inserting timings for the Cathod Ray Tube > it was possible to swicth back with CTRL-ALT-F12 > (or was it ALT-F12). > > But this does not work for me. It depends on the number of virtual consoles your system is configured for. 6 VCs is common, so it would then be ALT-F7. -- Gran

[gentoo-user] Re: [OT] What was it....?

2018-05-21 Thread Grant Edwards
1-rlwrap/ https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-misc/rlwrap -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! I didn't order any at WOO-WOO ... Maybe a YUBBA gmail.com... But no WOO-WOO!

Re: [gentoo-user] Globally Disable Prompt Formatting, In All Programs Everywhere For All Time

2018-05-17 Thread Grant Taylor
that this directly answers your question, nor do I know if it helps or not. Hopefully it gives you food for thought. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: Mammoth emerge ...

2018-05-03 Thread Grant Edwards
nning at 1/4 speed. [That effected all emerges.] I'd start by doing a "grep MHz /proc/cpuinfo" during the build to verify that all the CPUs have open throttles. That said, I've noticed that Chromium in particular is taking a lot longer than it used to... -- Grant Edwards gran

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge colors and light background

2018-04-19 Thread Grant Edwards
e colors for other applications? Or do you use the custom urxvt settings just for emerge et alia? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Are we laid back yet? at gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge colors and light background

2018-04-19 Thread Grant Edwards
share for terminals with white backgrounds? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Isn't this my STOP?! at gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge colors and light background

2018-04-19 Thread Grant Edwards
So, is there any way (without using --nocolor) to use color set that is > more readable? Nope. -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! I hope I bought the at right relish ... z gmail.com...

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-06 Thread Grant Taylor
than the IPSec's xfrm/netkey, but I have not tried it out yet. I've not messed with Wireguard yet. But it's on my list if I ever need / want to mess with VPNs. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-06 Thread Grant Taylor
. Agreed. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-05 Thread Grant Taylor
. In my experience, using native features that come from the software vendor is often simpler to maintain long term. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-05 Thread Grant Taylor
protocols to work thorugh something like NAT port forwarding with proper due dilligence. The inability to get traffic into the VPN server means that it's a non-starter. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-05 Thread Grant Taylor
ou're welcome. Good luck. Please share a summary of what you end up doing so that others can beneift from searching archives. ;-) -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] What is the best open-source VPN server for Linux?

2018-04-04 Thread Grant Taylor
VPS that functions as a midway rondevu point. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] xterm ignoring "XTerm*titeInhibit: true" in .Xresources

2018-04-03 Thread Grant Taylor
On 04/03/2018 05:19 PM, Grant Taylor wrote: "mtr", "vim", and "less" all three use what Xterm calls the "Alternate Screen".  You can see this while the programs are running by looking at the VT Options menu (Ctrl+Middle Click) and seeing that the "Sh

Re: [gentoo-user] xterm ignoring "XTerm*titeInhibit: true" in .Xresources

2018-04-03 Thread Grant Taylor
han a clunky workaround. I would be shocked to learn that a title (bar?) related setting would have anything to do with the "Alternate Screen". - If this worked, I'm guessing that it did so by breaking something else that would trigger the "Alternate Screen". (There's a 1000% chance that I'm wrong here.) Please let us know what you find. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo Hardened vs Kali Linux

2018-04-03 Thread Grant Taylor
nce I last worked through it 10+ years ago. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo Hardened vs Kali Linux

2018-04-02 Thread Grant Taylor
teach more about Linux (as it existed at the time) than Gentoo does or will. Nothing against Gentoo. It's just that I think that LFS goes into much more detail. (At least the last time I checked.) If you have, then its a matter of taste, so try both and see what you like. Yep. -- Grant

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo Hardened vs Kali Linux

2018-04-02 Thread Grant Taylor
just means that you will need to translate from Kali to Gentoo (or any other distro) if (when) things differe. Depending with your comfort to do such translation, you may find that a Kali VM may be easier and more closely match any such (noise) training courses. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: gcc-6.4.0-r1::gentoo failed (compile phase)

2018-03-28 Thread Grant Taylor
machines sort of necessitates NFS (or a clustered file system). -- Grant. . . . unix || die

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: gcc-6.4.0-r1::gentoo failed (compile phase)

2018-03-28 Thread Grant Taylor
On 03/28/2018 02:51 PM, Ian Zimmerman wrote: NBD (Network Block Device) may be an alternative to NFS in some situations. Doesn't NBD (iSCSI and ATA over Ethernet) show up more like SAN compared to NFS which is NAS? -- Grant. . . . unix || die

[gentoo-user] Re: [SOLVED] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-16 Thread Grant Edwards
change was almost 5 years ago, so I think it's safe to assume it's been abandoned. What needs maintaining for the new ebuild is 1) The new java-only upstream version of pdftk that lives at https://gitlab.com/marcvinyals/pdftk/ 2) The ebuild itself -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards

[gentoo-user] Re: [SOLVED] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-16 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-03-15, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwa...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 2018-03-15, the...@sys-concept.com <the...@sys-concept.com> wrote: > >> I've compiled the pdftk- (java based) >> gcc-5.4.0-r4 is gone and pdftk is working as it should. >> >> Thank yo

[gentoo-user] Re: [SOLVED] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-15 Thread Grant Edwards
because it depends on gcc-5.4 [gcj], is there any reason it can't be replace by the one which uses a jvm instead? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Thousands of days of at civilians ... have produced

[gentoo-user] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-15 Thread Grant Edwards
; How do you tell portage about this ebuild? https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Custom_repository -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! I'm having a at tax-deductible experience! gmail.comI need an energy crunch!!

[gentoo-user] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-15 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-03-15, the...@sys-concept.com <the...@sys-concept.com> wrote: > On 03/15/2018 08:48 AM, Grant Edwards wrote: > >> Did you try the non-gcj ebuild for pdftk? > > I would like to try it. > Where did you find it? >From my earler posting: http://repo.or.cz/ma

[gentoo-user] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-15 Thread Grant Edwards
I only do it once a year when I print a tax form/slips. Did you try the non-gcj ebuild for pdftk? -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! Either CONFESS now or at we go to "PEOPLE'S COURT"!! gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-14 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-03-14, Peter Humphrey <pe...@prh.myzen.co.uk> wrote: > On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 19:48:36 GMT Grant Edwards wrote: >> On 2018-03-14, the...@sys-concept.com <the...@sys-concept.com> wrote: >> > Is there a suitable replacement package for "pdftk&q

[gentoo-user] Re: pdftk - replacement

2018-03-14 Thread Grant Edwards
://repo.or.cz/marcv-overlay.git/tree/HEAD:/app-text/pdftk -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwardsYow! I'm not available at for comment.. gmail.com

[gentoo-user] Re: USB ports reset/restart

2018-03-06 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2018-03-06, the...@sys-concept.com <the...@sys-concept.com> wrote: > Is there a way to reinitialize USB ports without restarting the computer? Did none of these approaches work? https://www.google.com/search?q=linux+restart+USB -- Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards

Re: [gentoo-user] Bouncing Messages

2018-03-04 Thread Grant Taylor
anyone to change is not moaning. -- Grant. . . . unix || die

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