Re: [gentoo-user] is multi-core really worth it?

2017-11-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:57:29 +0100, David Haller wrote: > Hm. What's this EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS though? ;)) And > how can I override them if not wanted? .oO( gotta read up on that )Oo. man make.conf man emerge emerge --ignore-default-opts -- Neil Bothwick The trouble with life is th

Re: [gentoo-user] is multi-core really worth it?

2017-11-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
you can let portage work it out. On a similar system, I use EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--jobs --load-average 12" -- Neil Bothwick "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin pgpASw8EtmgsC.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Help...can't decipher emerge oracle...

2017-11-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
t unmasked? Are you running stable or testing? What does "grep -r glibc /etc/portage" say? I don't think you posted the command that started all of this? -- Neil Bothwick If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy? pgpj4oeyYHoai.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-user] expenses

2017-11-12 Thread Neil Bothwick
-- Neil Bothwick Drink varnish and you'll have a lovely finish. Mileage1709.xlsx Description: MS-Excel 2007 spreadsheet pgp1vHCBOVFok.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Why do systemd scripts get installed with USE="-systemd"?

2017-11-12 Thread Neil Bothwick
end up having to recompile half of world just to get the service files. > Why would they? Is this a policy? AFAIK, yes. If you really want to do this, you can do it with INSTALL_MASK in make.conf. -- Neil Bothwick If you shoot a mime, should you use a silencer? pgpXz1Whb5p3s.pgp Description

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

2017-11-11 Thread Neil Bothwick
used to build without my first > emerging boost. This one seems to come up with every boost release. "emerge -1a boost boost-build" always sorts it out for me. -- Neil Bothwick The geek shall inherit the earth. pgppeHi6sOPMa.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-11-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
sys-process/fcron sys-process/systemd-cron )" -- Neil Bothwick EASY TO INSTALL = Difficult to install, but instruction manual has pictures. pgp5PRBHlNCKu.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-11-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
ve someone else to blame. -- Neil Bothwick WinErr 678: This will end your Windows session. Do you want to play another game? pgplUCij_CE3p.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd

2017-11-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
It's pretty straightforward, just follow the wiki. The profile takes care of setting the appropriate USE flags. One thing to watch out for is that systemd will not pick up your openrc startup services so save the output from rc-update - s then enable the services after changeover . On 4

Re: [gentoo-user] insane backends

2017-11-01 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 1 Nov 2017 17:28:41 -0400, Philip Webb wrote: > 171101 Neil Bothwick wrote: > > On Wed, 1 Nov 2017 14:26:15 -0400, Philip Webb wrote: > >> 'qlist sane-backends | grep usr/lib64/sane' > >> Here all I get is : > >> root:552 log> qlist sane-backe

Re: [gentoo-user] insane backends

2017-11-01 Thread Neil Bothwick
dll.so.1 > /usr/lib64/sane/libsane-dll.so > /usr/lib64/sane/libsane-dll.so.1.0.27 > root:553 log> Which looks like you have no backends installed, so why does it work? -- Neil Bothwick When you choke a smurf, what color does it turn? pgpM9sHM4iaNx.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] insane backends

2017-11-01 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 31 Oct 2017 22:19:41 -0400, Philip Webb wrote: > 171030 Neil Bothwick wrote: > > ISTR that with use_expanded variables like this, > > if you don't set the variable then all options are enabled, > > so you've just built an un-Gentoolike version that works everywhere

Re: [gentoo-user] insane backends

2017-10-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
he variable then all options are enabled, so you've just built an un-gentoolike version that works everywhere. You could check this by using qlist to see what has been installed with and without SANE_BACKENDS set. -- Neil Bothwick In plumbing, a straight flush is better than a full house. p

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternatives to knutclient

2017-10-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
t bought yet another UPS to protect my TV and > media devices, having suffered catastrophic failures in the past. :-( I can see the power station cooling towers from my house, but I still used to get flickering lights and repeated ha -- Neil Bothwick Is that "woof" feed me; &quo

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

2017-10-23 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:39:45 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:51:44 +0100 > Neil Bothwick <n...@stfw.net> wrote: > > > Can you send a screenshot of the filter definition. > > Of course. Here it is. The List-Id is gentoo-user.gentoo.org (.

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

2017-10-23 Thread Neil Bothwick
Can you send a screenshot of the filter definition. On 23 October 2017 13:27:39 BST, Peter Humphrey <pe...@prh.myzen.co.uk> wrote: >On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:22:17 +0100 >Neil Bothwick <n...@digimed.co.uk> wrote: > >> On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:46:37 +0100, Peter Humphrey wr

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

2017-10-23 Thread Neil Bothwick
3< +OK Goodbye. See you again sometime :) > > Why is claws not fetching those 13 messages? > A wild guess, it thinks it already has. try removing the UID list file from ~/.claws-mail/uidl. -- Neil Bothwick WinErr 005: Multitasking attempted - System confused pgpSqkrmjhttP.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-10-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
most of my filtering server side, but I couldn't do without Actions. -- Neil Bothwick Don't put all your hypes in one home page. pgpnbnirobeTH.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-10-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:12:25 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Thursday, 19 October 2017 18:27:41 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > > On Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:18 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > Yes, I have all those set right. The first thing I did was to go > > > th

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

2017-10-19 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:18 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > Yes, I have all those set right. The first thing I did was to go > through all the Configuration dialogues and put values in. Screenshots please! -- Neil Bothwick We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a m

Re: [gentoo-user] The uselessness of equery

2017-10-17 Thread Neil Bothwick
text, surely a hack in bash / awk /perl would do better, and > that's what I'll do if I must, but I can't believe gentoo lacks a usable > tool for questions like this. > % time qfile -v /usr/bin/equery app-portage/gentoolkit-0.4.0 (/usr/bin/equery) qfile /usr/bin/equery 0.13s user 0.09s s

Re: [gentoo-user] What's up with larry the cow dot org?

2017-10-16 Thread Neil Bothwick
mbiguity where cow is also allowed to refer to domesticated cattle of either gender, despite being used as a label for females of so many species. Or Larry could be short for Lauren/Laura ;-) -- Neil Bothwick I do not like this dumb machine I really ought to sell it. It never does just what I want Bu

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] emerge default opts

2017-10-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
/use.local.desc || \ echo "${flag} not found in use.desc or use.local.desc" fi -- Neil Bothwick OPERATOR ERROR: Nyah, Nyah, Nyah, Nyah, Nyah! pgpzIAbUdkyFH.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] why zfs and friends want to update to 9999?

2017-10-12 Thread Neil Bothwick
off by default. > My systems always ask me and I don't have the above set. It is on by default but it doesn't write to config files, that's autounmask-write, which is off by default unless you are using --ask. Even when on it respects CONFIG_PROTECT so no changes will be made until you run

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

2017-10-10 Thread Neil Bothwick
at installed the first time, maybe because they had the necessary dependencies already, would have to re-emerge the package another two times for no benefit. If they truly were new versions it would be different, but all the ebuilds resulted in the same version of the software being installed. -

Re: [gentoo-user] Tab stepping order in Pale Moon

2017-10-09 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:31:33 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > One other thing: when I restart my KDE desktop, Pale Moon doesn't > restart. Should it? Neither does Chromium, which was easily remedied by adding it to the autostart list in systemsettings. -- Neil Bothwick This is as bad as

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

2017-10-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
ve it to him to confirm its usefulness): > > # CONFIG_BTRFS_FS_CHECK_INTEGRITY is not set That module is not intended for normal use, and is marked as DANGEROUS. At best it will slow your system dramatically... -- Neil Bothwick I used to live in the real world, but I got evicted. pgphmejjoa5

Re: [gentoo-user] Failed to emerge dev-libs/cudnn-6.0

2017-10-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
tage/distfiles by default) then run the emerge command again. -- Neil Bothwick Top Oxymorons Number 21: "Now, then ..." pgpNQ8yDXRRUm.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-10-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
il and friends can't simply save the mail in a directory. On the other hand, Dovecot is mature and well used software to these concerns have probably already been addressed somewhere. -- Neil Bothwick Blessed be the pessimist for he hath made backups. pgpaEot3gjrEz.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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

2017-10-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
It's multiple mails per file and multiple files per mailbox. > The main reason I switched to maildir several decades ago was precisely > the issues (by design) mbox has. > A single corrupted email WILL kill the entire folder. https://wiki2.dovecot.org/MailboxFormat/dbox --

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

2017-10-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
> if you want a filesystem today and not in 10 years you need to take > that into account. I switched from ZFS to btrfs a few years ago when it appeared that ZFS wasn't really going anywhere while btrfs was under active development. It looks like I backed the wrong horse and should investigate sw

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

2017-10-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
a big difference, but it still went a lot faster when I switched to ext4. I haven't used XFS in years, maybe it's time to revisit it. -- Neil Bothwick Walk softly and carry a fully charged phazer. pgpRvvjXncZeO.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Wiki-viewer anyone?

2017-10-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
mind doing so after each time you update (you cold use a scriot to do both for you). But if you really want to to work directly with the md files, this may work for you https://github.com/joeyespo/grip -- Neil Bothwick No trees were harmed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: eth over usb

2017-10-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
bably means nothing, lsusb shows ID 0b95:1790 ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88179 Gigabit Ethernet -- Neil Bothwick The present never ages. Each moment is like a snowflake, unique, unspoiled, unrepeatable, and can be appreciated in its surprisingness. pgp8sU5G4KFvv.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] eth over usb

2017-10-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
If not, does it show up if you "modprobe r8152"? -- Neil Bothwick Sometimes too much to drink is not enough. pgpU3EIKgHacX.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Again eix-sync is ...

2017-10-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
ush and app-shells/quoter, then eix should work. -- Neil Bothwick EMail - garbage at the speed of light. pgpgIevIh_8iG.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Boot from a USB device on old hardware

2017-10-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
Alternatively, use the PLOP bootloader from a CD, which can then boot from USB - https://www.plop.at/en/bootmanagers.html -- Neil Bothwick Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable pgp1u0OdLwy42.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ephemeral keyword override?

2017-10-03 Thread Neil Bothwick
fic package I am installing, and not to any of > the dependencies. I should have said so explicitly, sorry for that. The ACCEPT_KEYWORDS variable doesn't work like that, any more than USE does. It only contains the keywords to accept. To do what you want, use package.accept_keywords. -- Neil

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ephemeral keyword override?

2017-10-03 Thread Neil Bothwick
kage atom on the env var, al la /etc/portage/package.* syntax, which you should have included only the setting. The trouble with setting this on the command line is that it will be changed on your next update. I prefer you have /etc/portage/package.* as directories, then I have a fail called temp in

Re: [gentoo-user] ephemeral keyword override?

2017-10-03 Thread Neil Bothwick
override, without changing > /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords? Something along the lines of > > ACCEPT_KEYWORDS='<=some-cat/some-package- ~amd64' \ > USE='foo' emerge -p some-cat/some-package ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~amd64" emerge somepkg -- Neil Bothwick Growi

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Changing dependencies without upping version ??

2017-09-27 Thread Neil Bothwick
ventually the older versions will be treecleaned. That's why you need to keep them n a local overlay, and be prepared to deal with any breakage they may introduce. -- Neil Bothwick This tagline is baroque; please call Bach. pgpi3oFVK9XXB.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Masked by unknown ?

2017-09-26 Thread Neil Bothwick
root I did > > /etc>grep -r boost-build > [1]26987 exit 1 egrep --color -r boost-build > /etc> > > ...and as emerge before...I did not find anything. > > What is masking boost-build ? > Where can I search else? > > Thanks a lot in advance for unma

Re: [gentoo-user] Changing dependencies without upping version ??

2017-09-24 Thread Neil Bothwick
ode you had before. By not revbumping it, he fixes the problem for me without inconveniencing you. -- Neil Bothwick System halted - Press all keys at once to continue. pgpDQf6rM9CF2.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] no more googleearth in portage

2017-09-20 Thread Neil Bothwick
arth.google.com/ Description: A 3D interface to the planet [1] "bircoph" layman/bircoph [2] "multilib-portage" layman/multilib-portage [3] "voyageur" layman/voyageur -- Neil Bothwick WinErr 01C: Uncertainty error - Uncertainty may be inadequate. pgpAMv5uC3GYK.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] thin-provisioning-tools - but I don't provision anything!!!!!

2017-09-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
Tbe time and effort is minimal, one line in package.use. Profiles have nothing to with it, the flag is turned on in the ebuild. It's not a server vs. desktop issue either. On 15 September 2017 22:43:15 BST, Alan Mackenzie wrote: >On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 23:38:21 +0200, Marc

Re: [gentoo-user] thin-provisioning-tools - but I don't provision anything!!!!!

2017-09-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
is lvm2 that pulls this in, specifically the thin USE flag, which is on by default. Add ":sys-fs/lvm2 -thin" to /etc/portage/package.use and it will go away. -- Neil Bothwick Too many clicks spoil the browse. pgpwTXaWDGg4X.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: downgrading glibc

2017-08-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
t;Dale > >:-) :-) > >P. S. Top posting since Neil seems to be on some device that started >it. :-D > > >Neil Bothwick wrote: >> I did it once, some years ago. AFAIR I commented out the version che >k >> in, i think, the glibc-toolchain eclass then emerge

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: downgrading glibc

2017-08-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
I did it once, some years ago. AFAIR I commented out the version che k in, i think, the glibc-toolchain eclass then emerged the older version. Just make sire you have a binary package of the current version that you can unpack in / if things go wrong. On 22 August 2017 13:53:35 EEST, Dale

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ruby 22

2017-08-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
RUBY_TARGET Is an expanded use flag so ypu need to run emerge - - update - - newuse @world to apply the change. The depclean should work, Just check for stray ruby settings in /etc/portage. On 22 August 2017 05:21:23 EEST, John Covici wrote: >On Mon, 21 Aug 2017

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

2017-08-21 Thread Neil Bothwick
, Ralph Seichter <m16+gen...@monksofcool.net> wrote: >On 20.08.2017 08:17, Neil Bothwick wrote: > >> I'd try again with a clean kernel tree but using make oldconfig. It's >> possible the automagic stuff answered n somewhere where you need a y. > >As https://wiki.gen

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

2017-08-20 Thread Neil Bothwick
I'd try again with a clean kernel tree but using make oldconfig. It's possible the automagic stuff answered n somewhere where you need a y. On 19 August 2017 21:28:05 EEST, Ralph Seichter wrote: >It seems strange to me as I write it, but since I updated one of my

Re: [gentoo-user] cleaning /var/lib/portage/world

2017-08-16 Thread Neil Bothwick
od point! Back to work. emerge -cpv cat/pkg will tell you whether the package can be removed or if it is needed by something else. It will take a while to run it for every atom in @world but it will give reliable results, as determined by portage. -- Neil Bothwick Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. pgpY_5dk45BkU.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Restart agetty after update @world?

2017-08-12 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:30:34 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > > lsof | grep -w DEL | grep portage > > You should probably use app-admin/lib_users for this. Or app-admin/needrestart, which also has an option to restart affected services. -- Neil Bothwick Don't put all your

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: upgrading to gcc-5 (on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

2017-08-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
passes "--exclude gcc" to emerge. Do the same with emerge @system. -- Neil Bothwick WinErr 042: Virus error - A virus has been activated in a dos-box. The virus, however, requires Windows. All tasks will automatically be closed and the virus will be activated again. pgp

Re: [gentoo-user] Illegal State in Chroot Environment

2017-08-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
; you system, you should start again. You might get away with copying bzip2 and libbz2.* from the stage 3 to your filesystem, then re-emerge bzip2 with same flags. -- Neil Bothwick Plagarism prohibited. Derive carefully. pgpY7rT74GUAS.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Necessity of installer and complete documentation.

2017-07-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
overlay and you get those meta-packages along > with whatever else you want to override. Come to think of it, I might > just go do that... That's a good idea, but creating, and modifying, sets is just so easy! -- Neil Bothwick Frog philosophy: Time's fun when you're having flies. pgpj1peGsflGH.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
it wrong, so they have to provide the fixes... -- Neil Bothwick If a man is standing in the middle of the forest speaking and there is no woman around to hear him - Is he still wrong? pgp049qOWDN9g.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Necessity of installer and complete documentation.

2017-07-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
> always fond useful, and a desktop set for, well, you can probably > > guess. > > Just be careful about uninstalling sets. For whatever reason portage > doesn't manage dependencies when you do this. Do you mean that depclean doesn't remove them? -- Neil Bothwick Fill what's

Re: [gentoo-user] Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
0001 % of probability that > it is the case, but i doubt that it is so. That's true, point releases tend to contain manly bug fixes, so a version difference between the two systems could be critical if you script is affected by one of those bugs. -- Neil Bothwick It is impossible to fully enjoy procrastinati

Re: [gentoo-user] Necessity of installer and complete documentation.

2017-07-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
always fond useful, and a desktop set for, well, you can probably guess. -- Neil Bothwick Give me ambiguity or give me something else. pgp1HqgKUB2lv.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
up on > > one of these. > > Alright. Here is an example of the problematic line from the point > of view of "Gentoo's" bash: This is what was asked for from the start, and as soon as you provided it, several people identified a potential problem. It's no use saying "t

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
en that Ian said the fix *wasn't* before 4.* and you haven't said which system is using which version. In fact the bug was reported against Bash 4.3. -- Neil Bothwick Become a gynaecologist, look up a friend today. pgpKZfIwqhloG.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-28 Thread Neil Bothwick
istros, and this is one of the differences. If you want an installer that makes choices for you, try one of the Debian/Ubuntu/Fedora derivatives. -- Neil Bothwick Suicidal twin kills sister by mistake! pgpn8ndjOcQpU.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Why bash script, that works in "Debian", does not work on "Gentoo" install CD?

2017-07-28 Thread Neil Bothwick
ubtle differences, and bugs, between bash versions. Your script may be tripping up on one of these. -- Neil Bothwick Press every key to continue. pgpbJvy1RvbHh.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions on Raspberry Pi cross compiling

2017-07-20 Thread Neil Bothwick
) If some packages are *doomed* to fail, how do you keep the > emerge world environment consistency between PC and RPI? > Or is my understanding of this method incorrect? For the packages that will not build on the PC, you'll have to build them on the Pi, create a package then install that on the

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Simple to upgrade Linux distro

2017-07-19 Thread Neil Bothwick
15 entries. A slight correction, -b shows messages since the last boot, not just boot messages. -- Neil Bothwick Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.Richard Feynman pgpJsFXlXeb_y.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] 3D graphics acceleration on QEMU

2017-07-16 Thread Neil Bothwick
I don't know if this in anyway related to the > above warning. I see that one regularly, the desktop is 1024x768 but the display is 1024x720. simply change the display to 1024x720 in Mint's prefs or use a different video card emulation, such as vmware, by adding "-vga vmware" to

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT]: "New to aliexpress" pop up - how to block it?

2017-07-16 Thread Neil Bothwick
e to run on rooted phones increased to the point that when I got my latest phone I left it unrooted. That was when I realised how annoying the ads had become. -- Neil Bothwick One-seventh of life is spent on Monday. pgpk5lHFeEwmp.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Don't miss the 1 500 000 000 Unix second!

2017-07-14 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 05:00:38 +0200, wabe wrote: > > What a big coincidence. I read this threat about half a minute > > before > > Sorry. Of course I meant "thread" and not "threat". ;-) That's a relief, I though we were in for another Y2K-like apocalypse

Re: [gentoo-user] Copy'n'Paste...but not for all?

2017-06-28 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:43:03 +0200, tu...@posteo.de wrote: > I dont like CTRL-V/CTRL-P that much...its a windows way. Ctrl-C/Ctrl-V pre-dates Windows. -- Neil Bothwick Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand. pgp4j5C7EOegU.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo vs Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 3?

2017-06-26 Thread Neil Bothwick
ian installers or repos. I generally use the lite version, which is just the core OS without the desktop fluff, then add on whatever I need. -- Neil Bothwick Hard work has a future payoff. Laziness pays off NOW! pgp7AxIbbExre.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE 5 MTP failure

2017-06-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
sing root and the set password. -- Neil Bothwick "I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it." pgpVuCGBbVkcy.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE 5 MTP failure

2017-06-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
etwork connection do you use? The phone is connected by wifi to the same network as the computer. I use SSH for one off copies, for syncing directories I use net-p2p/syncthing. -- Neil Bothwick Top Oxymorons Number 14: Temporary tax increase pgpdrG0BgRtw0.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE 5 MTP failure

2017-06-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
uld be the perfect answer... if it worked reliably. I avoid all those issues by installing SSHhelper on Android and copying files with scp you can also open ssh views in Dolphin if the mouse is more your thing. -- Neil Bothwick Deja Moo: The feeling that you heard this bull somewhere bef

Re: [gentoo-user] 1-long 3-short beeps

2017-06-14 Thread Neil Bothwick
t/faq/1029959 saus "No VGA detected". If the card is OK, it could be the slot. Is there also on-board video? -- Neil Bothwick Beware of cover disks bearing upgrades. pgpIC49OZbdvL.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: local file containing a web site

2017-06-13 Thread Neil Bothwick
> The goal is to be able to put this on a flash drive and be able to > >> view in without net access. > > > > Try httrack which is a web site mirror and offline browsing > > software. > > Thanks. Since I don't need the whole tree. Just the print-to-pdf >

Re: [gentoo-user] Print options in Okular, QpdfView missing

2017-06-11 Thread Neil Bothwick
inter-1.4.8 dev-qt/qtprintsupport-5.7.1 kde-apps/okular-17.04.2 kde-apps/print-manager-17.04.2 -- Neil Bothwick Windows95 - crash compatible on Windows 3.x pgpuUI5oRXCxc.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Imdb videos won't play in Chromium

2017-06-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
orted on this browser' message displayed. > > A friend of mine has the same version of chromium installed with no > adobe-flash installed on Arch Linux and he is able to play imdb > videos. Do you have www-plugins/chrome-binary-plugins installed? -- Neil Bothwick "Meow" <

Re: [gentoo-user] conflict with same package, same USE

2017-06-02 Thread Neil Bothwick
qt/qtnetwork-5.6.2:5/5.6::gentoo, ebuild scheduled for merge) > > > > > > > > > > > > (dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2k:0/0::gentoo, installed) pulled in by > > >=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.8f:0[bindist=] required by > > (net-misc/openssh-7.3_p1-r7:0/0::gentoo, installed) > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hogren > > > > > > > > -- Neil Bothwick Suicidal twin kills sister by mistake! pgpeyfMUEwPRJ.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't rebuild gentoo kernel-4.9.16 with gcc-5.4.0

2017-05-30 Thread Neil Bothwick
mes since the move/rebuild of almost > everything with gcc-5.4.0. Actually, now that you mention it ... I > can't recall if I rebuilt the linux-headers. Hmm ... will look into > that next. As you are rebuilding the kernel, it may be that you have parts still built with the old compiler. Try runn

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Kernel did not finding root partition

2017-05-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
. > > 4. exact error message on screen > Kernel boot up, start to load drivers and stop asking for root > partition. That's a summary, not an exact message. As such it gives no useful information. -- Neil Bothwick Life's a cache, and then you flush... pgpx32DrOE4aZ.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] broadcom-sta for my wireless card

2017-05-24 Thread Neil Bothwick
dule-rebuild` and you'll be good to go. Or you can set the symlink USE flag for your kernel package and it will automatically set the symlink to the most recently installed kernel. -- Neil Bothwick The careful application of terror is also a form of communication. pgp6Og6L4ZK3f.pgp Description: Ope

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Sudden auto-unmount of an encfs-partition ... why?

2017-05-21 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 21 May 2017 18:50:50 +0200, Simon Thelen wrote: > On 17-05-21 at 08:41, Ian Zimmerman wrote: > > On 2017-05-21 09:51, Neil Bothwick wrote: > > > Why are you using encfs with the associated FUSE baggage when > > > ecryptfs is in the kernel and

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Sudden auto-unmount of an encfs-partition ... why?

2017-05-21 Thread Neil Bothwick
in the dmesg, though. Why are you using encfs with the associated FUSE baggage when ecryptfs is in the kernel and performs the same function? -- Neil Bothwick "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." (Albert Einstein) pgpIZzvzgensZ.p

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: gentoo rocks

2017-05-20 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sat, 20 May 2017 09:02:37 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > More than a decade ago I did that, with mixed results: > > http://i.imgur.com/t55RyxV.jpg That looks like a conflict between VIDEO_CARDS and INPUT_DEVICES, check your make.conf! -- Neil Bothwick Top Oxymorons

Re: [gentoo-user] Nfs-utils update

2017-05-16 Thread Neil Bothwick
though the report also says it's fixed, so sync again. -- Neil Bothwick If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why didn't he just buy dinner? pgpaZFyQzwckM.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: replacement for ftp?

2017-05-14 Thread Neil Bothwick
n the client side. Once set up, they simply copy the files to a directory, which is synced in the background. -- Neil Bothwick Hickory Dickory Dock, The mice ran up the clock, The clock struck one, The others escaped with minor injuries. pgpSsem40BZXE.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Pseudo first impressions

2017-05-14 Thread Neil Bothwick
u install will not be removed until you specifically instruct portage to do so. > It worked --- now some time when I do upgrade the kernel, I somehow need > to remove these sources from the world list, I guess ... They will be removed when you manually unmerge the kernel emerge -Ca \=sys-k

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Horrible English

2017-05-12 Thread Neil Bothwick
alled a *beep* was the CEO of our > subsidiary in Ghana Couldn't you simply explain that, as with revert, *beep* now has an alternative, non-offensive meaning ;-) -- Neil Bothwick THE BORG: Calm, Cool and Collective... pgp5VByR5CQM7.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Horrible English

2017-05-10 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 10 May 2017 13:50:40 +0100, David W Noon wrote: > > Except for those of us that are paid by the word ;-) > > ... those of us *who* are paid by the word. ... :-) who/that/what/is it's all the same price ;-) -- Neil Bothwick Fill what's empty, empty what's full, s

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Horrible English

2017-05-10 Thread Neil Bothwick
lected plays of Ernie Wise, so I write proper like what he did! -- Neil Bothwick "A computer is like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy." \xA0-- Joseph Campbell pgp2hJ4FTs6iI.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] How to use logcheck

2017-05-09 Thread Neil Bothwick
I have this in syslog-ng.conf options { [snip default stuff] #(Make log files group-readable by logcheck) group(logcheck); perm(0640); }; -- Neil Bothwick The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how dif

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-07 Thread Neil Bothwick
a number of post scan processing tools and can save in a variety of formats. But at its heart it uses libsane. -- Neil Bothwick If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them? pgpQ9UPIqfGoW.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-06 Thread Neil Bothwick
most of what it does is handled by existing modules. What's wrong with that? If the program did it all itself, it would be bigger than the dependencies it uses, and they wouldn't be available for anything else. -- Neil Bothwick Hey, Odo! Got anymore of that Jell-O in the fridge? Odo? pgpbst22THqV1.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-06 Thread Neil Bothwick
scan hundreds of pages into a single document, only stopping to top up the document feeder. -- Neil Bothwick Hyperbole is absolutely the worst mistake you can possibly make pgpKVsSjby0fn.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] How do you get newer version of Arduino?

2017-05-02 Thread Neil Bothwick
Platforms [1] "alexxy" layman/alexxy [2] "benklop" layman/benklop [3] "fkmclane" layman/fkmclane [4] "pypy_alice" layman/pypy_alice [5] "ssnb" layman/ssnb [6] "TAJJADA" layman/TAJJADA [7] "vaca" layman/vaca [8] "vifino-overla

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: replacement for ftp?

2017-05-02 Thread Neil Bothwick
ring backups via sneakernet. Calculating the > transfer speed of the internet connection vs. the speed calculating > miles per hour, internet almost always won lately. :-) But tapes also hold a lot more than they did in 1981, so bandwidth is increasing on both sides ;-) -- Neil Bothwick QOTD:

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild: package specific CFLAGS

2017-04-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
> src_configure() { > econf $(use_enable nls) CFLAGS=-fgnu89-inline > } > > but then, will this not _override_ (rather than add to, as desired) the > CFLAGS from make.conf? Use the flag-o-matic eclass, specifically the append-cflags function. -- Neil Bothwick Half of being

Re: [gentoo-user] New AMD hardware. Still can't boot (but making progress).

2017-04-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
erkill, but the docs are there and fairly extensive. -- Neil Bothwick I am logged in, therefore I am. pgp8DnCJJ09OC.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] How do you manage manually compiled software?

2017-04-28 Thread Neil Bothwick
t particular wheel. -- Neil Bothwick Ohnosecond: That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize you've just made a big mistake pgpgFhU_mwhl0.pgp Description: OpenPGP digital signature

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