Re: [gentoo-user] gst-plugins blocker

2017-11-21 Thread Mick
On Tuesday, 21 November 2017 13:36:26 GMT Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 21/11/2017 15:03, Mick wrote: > > I see that > media-libs/gst- plugins-base-1.12.3, so I removed various gst-plugins and > > net-libs/farstream, emerged -1 media-libs/gst-plugins-base-1.12.3, but > > porta

[gentoo-user] gst-plugins blocker

2017-11-21 Thread Mick
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Re: [gentoo-user] #gentoo experiences

2017-11-19 Thread Mick
> head and where they are somehow missing it. > > Robert I've found #gentoo useful on a number of occasions when I needed a quick answer on some problem I was facing and was pleasantly surprised at the knowledge of some of the participants. I still prefer the M/L list though for mor

Re: [gentoo-user] boost-1.63 dependency confusion

2017-11-11 Thread Mick
t; This is caused by a portage bug. See b.g.o #554838 > Updating to unstable portage-2.3.13 resolved the problem for me. > > DaveF Thanks DaveF, I'll update portage at some point and try again. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-user] boost-1.63 dependency confusion

2017-11-11 Thread Mick
---+---+--- [I]1.62.0-r1 | + + + + + + + + + ~ o o o ~ ~ + | 6 o 0 | gentoo 1.63.0| + + + ~ + + + + ~ ~ o o o ~ ~ ~ | 6 o | gentoo 1.65.0| ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ o o o ~ ~ ~ | 6 o | gentoo === I see that 1.63.0 and 1.65.0 have no slot d

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Internal compiler error when compiling Chromium-62.0.3202.75

2017-11-09 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 9 November 2017 19:22:29 GMT J. Roeleveld wrote: > On Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:14:26 PM CET Grant Edwards wrote: > > On 2017-11-09, Mick <michaelkintz...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Apologies in advance for the long post, but has anyone else come across >

Re: [gentoo-user] Internal compiler error when compiling Chromium-62.0.3202.75

2017-11-09 Thread Mick
e. > See <https://bugs.gentoo.org/> for instructions. > > [snip ...] Strangely enough, I rebooted and this time it compiled without any error! o_O So, all is well that ends well. :-) -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-user] Internal compiler error when compiling Chromium-62.0.3202.75

2017-11-09 Thread Mick
'=www-client/ chromium-62.0.3202.89::gentoo'`, * the complete build log and the output of `emerge -pqv '=www-client/ chromium-62.0.3202.89::gentoo'`. * * MemTotal: 15404392 kB * SwapTotal: 17576956 kB -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: FYI: Daily / weekly / monthly cron jobs run twice on DST - non-DST transition

2017-11-07 Thread Mick
time we can acknowledge that they have different feature sets. Apologies for prolonging this exhaustive and exhausting thread, but what is the Gentoo suggested cron application for a non-24-7 desktop these days? I'm still using sys-process/vixie-cron because I guess that's what was de rigueur a

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Systemd

2017-11-05 Thread Mick
below. > I've seen similar issues with iptables-restore. To be fair those are > rare and I've also seen issues with that under openrc. I have the same issue on one of my Gentoo systems, but I use openrc. It seems to me this is occurring some times only, because the system is tryi

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-30 Thread Mick
s causing a race condition. I haven't looked into it, but that's how I perceived it at the time. Of course we're talking of normal transients here, not a direct hit by a lightning! LOL! -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-30 Thread Mick
ive price, hoping to bail out of the operate part just as the infrastructure is about to fall apart. > Lax regulation just punishes conscientious market participants. On tenders evaluated on a quality:price ratio basis this does not happen as often, although it is hard to change entrenched behaviours among competitors. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-30 Thread Mick
ys. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-30 Thread Mick
On Monday, 30 October 2017 14:09:58 GMT Daniel Frey wrote: > On 10/30/2017 03:15 AM, Mick wrote: > > Now, I better look into finding a way to silence this new UPS fan which > > seems to be going on 24/7 with or without load on it! o_O > > Some new UPS systems are des

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-30 Thread Mick
I better look into finding a way to silence this new UPS fan which seems to be going on 24/7 with or without load on it! o_O -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-29 Thread Mick
n the sticks the infrastructure is so neglected power cuts and brown outs can be a weekly occurrence. I just bought yet another UPS to protect my TV and media devices, having suffered catastrophic failures in the past. :-( -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-29 Thread Mick
e for some users. Perhaps I should enable the cgi flag and see what web interface this offers, although I can guess it will require a web browser to run on the PC acting as a nut server. Anyone used this? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-28 Thread Mick
On Saturday, 28 October 2017 15:18:26 BST Daniel Frey wrote: > On 10/28/2017 01:58 AM, Mick wrote: > > Hi All, > > > > I've been using the net-misc/knutclient GUI application to provide > > information to desktop users of the state of the UPS. Portage is telling

[gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-28 Thread Mick
or nut in portage I could use in its place? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Being Facebook member: How to anon?

2017-10-23 Thread Mick
etc. If you want your IP address to remain private, use Tor. Sometimes it becomes congested and busy, try a different time of the day. The NSA/GCHQ and friends are known to carry out DoS attacks to frustrate users who are trying to remain anonymous. I just think Docker, LXC, VMs and what not, are quite an overkill, but perhaps I'm underestimating the degree of privacy you seek to achieve. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] How to set up claws mail

2017-10-23 Thread Mick
technologically obsolete, this seems unlikely. Disclaimer 1: I have not used Claws for years now. Disclaimer 2: I've stopped using telnet to troubleshoot POP3 servers or read my emails for even more years than that. :-) -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-20 Thread Mick
On Friday, 20 October 2017 16:35:34 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > On 2017-10-20 10:08, Mick wrote: > > I suspect something in my configuration has deviated from vanilla and > > this is causing the problem of 'set crypt_use_gpgme' not being enough. > > This is what I'm runnin

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-20 Thread Mick
mutt to see what the logs spew out. xsession-errors and syslog does not reveal anything. I should give this some attention when I get a free moment. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-19 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 19 October 2017 21:07:50 BST Arthur Țițeică wrote: > În ziua de joi, 19 octombrie 2017, la 21:45:05 EEST, Mick a scris: > > On Thursday, 19 October 2017 19:21:43 BST Lucas Ramage wrote: > > > I just used 'set crypt_use_gpgme' > > > > Interesting!

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-19 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 19 October 2017 19:21:43 BST Lucas Ramage wrote: > I just used 'set crypt_use_gpgme' Interesting! I better look into my set up then when I get some time to discover what's wrong, because I need the full configuration as posted in order for it to work. :-/ -- Regards, M

[gentoo-user] Key reinstallation attack on WPA2 - new vulnerability discovered

2017-10-19 Thread Mick
In case you are not aware of this vulnerability: https://www.krackattacks.com/ https://bugs.gentoo.org/634440 -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-19 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 19 October 2017 14:51:00 BST Lucas Ramage wrote: > That worked!!! Thanks a ton!! Cool, but which suggestion worked? Setting a single entry of: set crypt_use_gpgme or the full settings I use on my configuration? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digita

Re: [gentoo-user] How to set up claws mail

2017-10-19 Thread Mick
t thin on the details, but if this is the cause of your problem the interwebs should provide steps to help with the particulars. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-17 Thread Mick
On Tuesday, 17 October 2017 17:13:19 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > On 2017-10-17 11:49, Mick wrote: > > Lucas may want to try these settings which seem to work here, but I am > > > no mutt guru to know if they are optimal: > I'm now a neomutt user and this may make a differenc

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Mutt not displaying encrypted attachments

2017-10-17 Thread Mick
t;gpg --list-keys --with-colons" set crypt_replysignencrypted = yes set pgp_list_pubring_command="gpg --no-verbose --batch --with-colons --list- keys %r" set pgp_list_secring_command="gpg --no-verbose --batch --with-colons --list- secret-keys %r" set pgp_sign_as = 0xABCDEFGH #Your default PGP sig set pgp_sort_keys = address -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: monit and friends.

2017-10-16 Thread Mick
r own plugin/module to monitor quite specialised use cases is not particularly difficult either. I expect you may find Nagios more complicated to set up than monit, at least initially, but if you don't have the luxury of time to invest on setting up Nagios monit may be a better fit. I don't have in de

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Why I can't I build systemd without ipv6?

2017-10-14 Thread Mick
symmetrical. > > Dan I'm guessing the delay is due to DNS resolution missing of being misconfigured somewhere in your/your ISPs network. Could you tweak your router's DNS resolver addresses to point to OpenDNS resolvers, or some such if your ISP's are not working properly? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] In search of a certain program...

2017-10-13 Thread Mick
On Friday, 13 October 2017 10:37:30 BST Mick wrote: > On Friday, 13 October 2017 04:20:19 BST tu...@posteo.de wrote: > > Hi, > > > > in a video I saw someone using a neat little commandline tool (no gui) > > called 'qcalc', with which he performs some interesting calcul

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] In search of a certain program...

2017-10-13 Thread Mick
ne and reminds me why I should have paid more attention at school. :-p -- Regards, Mick

Re: [gentoo-user] Error while starting Docker daemon

2017-10-08 Thread Mick
On Sunday, 8 October 2017 20:07:09 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:10:48 +0100, Mick wrote: > > From what I see above you are running btrfs. It may be worth compiling > > in your kernel this module you have left out, because I've read > > somewhere it p

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge firefox-52.4.0 compile failure

2017-10-08 Thread Mick
h I would expect portage would complain and not run the emerge if downloads were corrupted somehow. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Error while starting Docker daemon

2017-10-08 Thread Mick
On Sunday, 8 October 2017 12:20:00 BST Hubert Hauser wrote: > On 07/10/17 18:50, Mick wrote: > > On Saturday, 7 October 2017 17:23:33 BST Hubert Hauser wrote: > >> I am using Gentoo as Host OS for Docker containers. > >> I have compiled > >> kernel u

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge firefox-52.4.0 compile failure

2017-10-08 Thread Mick
switched to sys-devel/gcc-5.4.0-r3 which is the latest stable version and at least here compiled and installed firefox-52.4.0 on 4 PCs without a problem. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Removal of classic skype

2017-10-07 Thread Mick
be removed from the portage tree for the reasons listed above. Thank you for letting us know. I have already moved to net-im/skypeforlinux because cross-platform usage of (classic) skype started malfunctioning some months ago now. Skypeforlinux works OK for me at present. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Error while starting Docker daemon

2017-10-07 Thread Mick
t; > - I am connected to OpenVPN through UDP. > - I have disabled iptables and ip6tables. > - I have set 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 DNS providers. > - I have running privoxy and tor daemons. > - I use OpenRC init system. > > Can you help me? I don't use docker to know any operational peculiarities of it, but others with more experience will hopefully chip in. From what I see above you need to rebuild your kernel with the necessary modules, reboot and then try starting docker if it hasn't started on its own. HTH. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT?} which fs on 1.8TB partition

2017-10-06 Thread Mick
new lease of life in terms of performance. For every day personal use I tend to prefer it, although I also use btrfs on a trial basis. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Block multiple IP addresses; iptables or route...reject?

2017-10-05 Thread Mick
ves. If blocking this kind of content is for web browsing purposes only, blocking adverts can be quite effectively achieved by using browser add ons like 'Ublock Origin'. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Thunderbird build failure

2017-09-24 Thread Mick
ed-rebuild -v -a and revdep-rebuild -v -- -a ought to (re)emerge any missing dependencies or dependencies which need to be rebuilt. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Dual booting with Windows 10

2017-09-18 Thread Mick
On Monday, 18 September 2017 12:09:54 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Monday, 18 September 2017 11:52:13 BST Mick wrote: > > On Monday, 18 September 2017 08:53:01 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > I mean the things that "bootctl status" displays. I've already disa

Re: [gentoo-user] Dual booting with Windows 10

2017-09-18 Thread Mick
d the xxx.efi files and these continue to be shown in bootctl? Have you tried using efibootmgr to delete them? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-16 Thread Mick
On Saturday, 16 September 2017 13:27:18 BST Marc Joliet wrote: > Am Mittwoch, 13. September 2017, 19:07:20 CEST schrieb Mick: > > Another little problem I came across with Plasma is that neither the > > keyboard, nor the spell checking respects the locale, L10N, or anything > &g

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-16 Thread Mick
our=auto dbus So, something must be starting it - probably kdestart/plasmastart or whatever sddm is running to start the plasma session. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-14 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 14 September 2017 11:11:01 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Thursday, 14 September 2017 09:25:14 BST Mick wrote: > > Another complain surfaced: apparently users cannot edit their own user > > icon, the one that appears to the left of the name of the user in the >

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-14 Thread Mick
On Thursday, 14 September 2017 09:03:21 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:38:48 BST Mick wrote: > > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:16:07 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 18:07:20 BST Mick wrote: > > > >

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-14 Thread Mick
On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:38:48 BST Mick wrote: > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:16:07 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 18:07:20 BST Mick wrote: > > > Another little problem I came across with Plasma is that neither the > > &

Re: [gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-13 Thread Mick
On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:16:07 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Wednesday, 13 September 2017 18:07:20 BST Mick wrote: > > Another little problem I came across with Plasma is that neither the > > keyboard, nor the spell checking respects the locale, L10N, or anything > &g

[gentoo-user] locale no longer recognised by Plasma and KDE apps?

2017-09-13 Thread Mick
is used instead. Is this another systemd-R-us imposition, or is there a way I can set it up so that Plasma & friends respect the default environment settings? $ env | grep LANG LANG=en_GB.UTF8 -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Unlocking Plasma desktop in Gentoo without systemd

2017-09-12 Thread Mick
and the monitors go into power saving mode. This negates for needing special scripts elogind or anything else KDE/Plasma never needed before now. Nevertheless, the suggestions for using dbus-send were useful for getting me out of a hole. Thanks again! :-) -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Unlocking Plasma desktop in Gentoo without systemd

2017-09-11 Thread Mick
On Monday, 11 September 2017 20:27:02 BST Dan Johansson wrote: > On 11.09.2017 21:04, Mick wrote: > > On Monday, 11 September 2017 19:27:02 BST Jigme Datse Yli-RAsku wrote: > >> I had a similar (if not identical problem). This solution is a > >> "difficult&quo

Re: [gentoo-user] Unlocking Plasma desktop in Gentoo without systemd

2017-09-11 Thread Mick
me the work being performed at the time. I may end up doing this, but not if there is a way to recover the session. Strangely, I can't see any relevant screenlock process I could stop from the console. :-( -- Regards, Mick

Re: [gentoo-user] Unlocking Plasma desktop in Gentoo without systemd

2017-09-11 Thread Mick
On Monday, 11 September 2017 19:18:30 BST Stroller wrote: > > On 11 Sep 2017, at 18:49, Mick <michaelkintz...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > … > > "The screen locker is broken and unlocking is not possible anymore. > > In order to unlock switch to a vir

[gentoo-user] Unlocking Plasma desktop in Gentoo without systemd

2017-09-11 Thread Mick
racticable, what should I instruct the user to do to recover their current plasma session? If this is a default Gentoo installation with openrc, why does a default plasma desktop screenlocker comes up with this nonsense? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Chromium no longer displays content of TLS certificate

2017-09-09 Thread Mick
On Saturday, 9 September 2017 01:34:08 BST Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 08/09/17 20:05, Mick wrote: > > Either chromium has stopped displaying the content of the TLS certificate > > of a web site I happen to visit, or it has made it quite complicated for > > the use

Re: [gentoo-user] Chromium no longer displays content of TLS certificate

2017-09-08 Thread Mick
emote/obscure than it previously was. Non-dev users also need to check the contents of a certificate ... -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-user] Chromium no longer displays content of TLS certificate

2017-09-08 Thread Mick
t -fa -fi -fil -fr -gu -he -hi -hr -hu -id -it -ja -kn -ko -lt -lv -ml -mr - ms -nb -nl -pl -pt-BR -pt-PT -ro -ru -sk -sl -sr -sv -sw -ta -te -th -tr -uk - vi -zh-CN -zh-TW") -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] What do you think about Firefox 57?

2017-09-07 Thread Mick
higher altitude (or something like that). Of course, that was not the main topic he posted to ask help for, but while he was here it would be rude not to offer help to a fellow gentooer! LOL! -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-06 Thread Mick
ke network manager change to the desired configuration. > When I change the settings, the gui doesn't let me apply the change. > > allan This sounds like an OS user permissions problem. Do you have sys-auth/polkit installed and is USE="policykit" enabled for networkmanager? Also have a read here in case you need to create this rule: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/NetworkManager#Fixing_nm-applet_insufficient_privileges -- Regards, Mick

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Easiest way to block domains?

2017-09-03 Thread Mick
han Kmail alone, works fine with imap.gmail.com and folders are updated regularly. Go figure ... -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] conf.d/net routes

2017-09-02 Thread Mick
n, what is it? > > Motivation: I want to add a route for a point-to-point interface. The /usr/share/doc/netifrc-0.5.1/net.example.bz2 page offers this: 10.0.0.0/8 via 192.168.0.1 Is this what you are after? If you want to add a route in real time using the CLI, then this would work: ip route

Re: [gentoo-user] systemD?

2017-08-30 Thread Mick
ent versions of systemd) may crash your systemd running PC :-p https://www.agwa.name/blog/post/how_to_crash_systemd_in_one_tweet -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Easiest way to block domains?

2017-08-30 Thread Mick
On Wednesday, 30 August 2017 15:42:47 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > On 2017-08-30 09:32, Mick wrote: > > > Unfortunately this isn't a viable strategy because typically you > > > will, in a few months, if not a single month, spend more in > > > electricity costs than you

Re: [gentoo-user] Why isn't this SDcard mounting?

2017-08-30 Thread Mick
On Tuesday, 29 August 2017 22:27:36 BST Stroller wrote: > > On 29 Aug 2017, at 19:15, Mick <michaelkintz...@gmail.com> wrote: > > ... > > This may have been mentioned already, but do you have sys-fs/udisks > > installed? > I did not. > > > Check the outpu

Re: [gentoo-user] Easiest way to block domains?

2017-08-30 Thread Mick
ectricity is not exorbitant (I pay approximately £0.13/KWh + £0.29/day) then you will need other reasons to upgrade. When the PC you're using is a laptop, then the case for upgrading on grounds of savings on electricity costs alone is even more tenuous. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc De

Re: [gentoo-user] Why isn't this SDcard mounting?

2017-08-29 Thread Mick
gt; > Stroller. This may have been mentioned already, but do you have sys-fs/udisks installed? Check the output of udisksctl status/monitor/info and see what it reveals. Then check if you can mount the device with udiskctl. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] initial compile time

2017-08-29 Thread Mick
In case you have never been cursed with using a winmodem, check the 2nd bullet point at the bottom of this page: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/winmodem.html -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Easiest way to block domains?

2017-08-29 Thread Mick
> If you want to block pages because it mentions cats or other suspicious > words, https will not work as the data is encrypted. > > -- > Joost It may be worth trying ublock origin addon for Firefox and on Chromium in addition try ublock origin extra. They have made a difference here. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this working correctly??

2017-08-25 Thread Mick
formatting just to display plain text? o_O I bet Windows Live (or whatever it's called this semester) will show it just fine. :-p -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this working correctly??

2017-08-24 Thread Mick
t. One of these days I may try again T'bird because it must have improved since the late 2000's (can it work with maildir now?) I find Alan's solution of dovecot appealing, perhaps another project for me to look into during the Xmas break. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this working correctly??

2017-08-24 Thread Mick
rfaces make it really difficult to respond inline, so I don't mind being flexible on this matter. PS. I like this list just as it is. Plain text and no-top posting - thank you. :-) -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this working correctly??

2017-08-22 Thread Mick
t say your mail is wrong. Therefore, "it" is inappropriate in form. It should be in plural. In addition, I am not sure what setting you may need to change. I hope it will not be painful for either party. > Dale > > :-) :-) LOL! I'm only pulling your leg Dale! Wot U wrote was good and proper! :-) PS. I think Peter may be around the corner any minute now, to correct my English too! Ha, ha, ha! -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] install under centos606

2017-08-21 Thread Mick
hink you are managing extremely well, so this won't stop you trying out Gentoo, even if the handbook appears awkward at times. I seem to recall a shorter guide for more advanced users but I can't find it at present. Others may have a URL for it. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Nameserver lookups fail on virtual server after Kernel upgrade from version 4.9 to 4.12

2017-08-21 Thread Mick
wn the kernel tree, by looking at modules preceding the new entries. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Kernel 4.12.5 hard lockups, nothing in logs.

2017-08-20 Thread Mick
g, which I prefer because it asks me to confirm settings for all new modules, Alan should make sure CONFIG_USB=y is set so. >From what I recall the oldconfig default setting is 'not set', so user input is required. Unfortunately, I have no idea why Bill's hard lockups occur. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE application icons

2017-08-19 Thread Mick
On Saturday, 19 August 2017 10:38:27 BST Mick wrote: > On Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:05:25 BST Marc Joliet wrote: > > Am Freitag, 18. August 2017, 15:21:40 CEST schrieb Mick: > > > Hi All, > > > > > > I noticed the KDE-Plasma-Frameworks (choose what you like)

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE application icons

2017-08-19 Thread Mick
On Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:05:25 BST Marc Joliet wrote: > Am Freitag, 18. August 2017, 15:21:40 CEST schrieb Mick: > > Hi All, > > > > I noticed the KDE-Plasma-Frameworks (choose what you like) application > > icons are missing and have been missing since the move

Re: [gentoo-user] Symlinked directories and rsync

2017-08-19 Thread Mick
-l' does the job, but other tools exist to achieve the same: https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manual/html_node/Incremental-Dumps.html https://linux.die.net/man/1/star (look for the section 'Incremental Backups' HTH. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Online hosting recommendation - VMs?

2017-08-19 Thread Mick
V. For my current low demand needs, if I could have fibre to the premises where I live, I would consider hosting at home and would look for a friend to provide a hot standby and off premises back up. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-user] KDE application icons

2017-08-18 Thread Mick
on. Is there a particular package I'm supposed to install to make such application icons show up, which my selective installation of KDE apps does not cover? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] efibootmgr "Could not prepare Boot variable: Read-only file system"

2017-08-17 Thread Mick
On Thursday 17 Aug 2017 11:25:04 Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:29 AM, Peter Humphrey <pe...@prh.myzen.co.uk> wrote: > > On Tuesday 15 August 2017 22:12:41 Mick wrote: > >> On Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 16:02:19 Mike Gilbert wrote: > >> > On Tue, A

Re: [gentoo-user] Booting minimal installer ISO on rx4640 and rx2660 fails

2017-08-17 Thread Mick
O size in bytes off the disk and use that to feed the equivalent size from the DVD to md5sum. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Booting minimal installer ISO on rx4640 and rx2660 fails

2017-08-17 Thread Mick
ere's nothing wrong with the drives. > Does anybody have an idea, what could be wrong? And can somebody confirm > that these ISOs - when burned to CDROMs - work on rx4640 or rx2660 or > similar machines? > > Cheers, > Frank Sorry, I don't have access to such gear, but my mone

Re: [gentoo-user] efibootmgr "Could not prepare Boot variable: Read-only file system"

2017-08-15 Thread Mick
On Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 16:02:19 Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Mick <michaelkintz...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I can't recall if I did this myself in a moment of securit

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: kernel linux-4.12.5-gentoo & virtualbox-modules-5.0.40

2017-08-15 Thread Mick
rmance is impressive. QEMU without KVM is rather pedestrian, but the same applies to VirtualBox. I have not yet compared QEMU Vs VirtualBox on the same machine to know how they fare. I do not use libirt or virt-manager, but I installed AQEMU for a GUI front end and it seems to work quite satisfactorily when creating VMs, editing their settings, etc. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-user] efibootmgr "Could not prepare Boot variable: Read-only file system"

2017-08-15 Thread Mick
e for mounting this fs? Should I remount it as 'rw' so I can set up the new kernel in the EFI stub, or does this problem need further investigation? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: kernel linux-4.12.5-gentoo & virtualbox-modules-5.0.40

2017-08-15 Thread Mick
p the latest kernel to boot, because efibootmgr suddenly started complaining that it "Could not prepare Boot variable: Read-only file system" ... but this merits another thread. -- Regards, Mick

Re: [gentoo-user] Something started muting the sound

2017-08-14 Thread Mick
On Monday 14 Aug 2017 19:31:48 Robin Atwood wrote: > On Monday 14 August 2017, Mick wrote: > > On Sunday 13 Aug 2017 20:27:12 Robin Atwood wrote: > > > On Saturday 12 August 2017, Alexander Kapshuk wrote: > > > However, grepping dmesg was interesting: > > &

Re: [gentoo-user] Something started muting the sound

2017-08-13 Thread Mick
ecting a different output device. I don't know if you can do this from alsamixer, but you should be able to do it from pulseaudio, or from whatever GUI your desktop provides for managing audio devices. Switch over from headphones/docking station to speakers and you should be OK. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Something started muting the sound

2017-08-12 Thread Mick
, including the core (I'm guessing that means > snd.ko, right?). I don't do anything particular to load them, they're > not listed in /etc/conf.d/modules. Yet the mixer save and restore via > alsasound works. > > Could it be that alsasound itself loads the modules on demand,

Re: [gentoo-user] Something started muting the sound

2017-08-12 Thread Mick
> TIA > Robin Which device does alsamixer or pulseaudio show as being active? I found on some PCs that HDMI is now set as the default audio device and I had to change the configuration to make analogue sound devices active again. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] vsftpd anonymous upload illegal PORT command

2017-08-07 Thread Mick
On Monday 07 Aug 2017 02:24:57 Walter Dnes wrote: > On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 02:23:08PM +0200, David Haller wrote > > > Hello, > > > > On Thu, 03 Aug 2017, Walter Dnes wrote: > > >On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 04:09:15PM +0100, Mick wrote > > > > > >&

Re: [gentoo-user] USB device (ATtiny86 w. mcronucleus bootloader) not recognized ?

2017-08-06 Thread Mick
th your Gentoo kernel? Did you compare lsusb and lshw for other related modules and drivers? What I'm saying is there may be other modules needed like UART, serial over usb and what not. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] vsftpd anonymous upload illegal PORT command

2017-08-03 Thread Mick
teable. Help. According to the man page here: https://security.appspot.com/vsftpd/vsftpd_conf.html " ... the anonymous ftp user must have write permission on desired upload locations." You may want to try setting file_open_mode=0777 in your vsftpd.conf and check ftp user or group have write permissions within the /home/ftp/ directory. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] vsftpd anonymous upload illegal PORT command

2017-08-03 Thread Mick
e client not using a passive connection type. Can you enable passive *after* it connects? ftp> passive ls Alternatives are the busybox ftpd service or tftp, both of which are relatively easy to run. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: chromium 60 build failure

2017-08-01 Thread Mick
r 5.4.0-r3 which is what I am running here and it compiled Chromium fine, although these days takes Chromium ages to emerge. -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] Postgresql upgrade

2017-07-30 Thread Mick
tps://survey.kde.org/index.php/852475. It > > won't take you more than 5 minutes. > > -- > Regards > Peter Thank you Peter, I posted my feedback in the hope they may listen to it and not make KMail/KDEPIM worse ... :-) -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

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