Re: [gentoo-user] Shorewall config problem

2018-11-12 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 12 November 2018 10:19:24 GMT J. Roeleveld wrote: > On Monday, November 12, 2018 11:11:52 AM CET Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Morning all, > > > > When emerging shorewall-5.2.1.1 I get an error from the kernel settings > > check: > > > > CONF

[gentoo-user] Shorewall config problem

2018-11-12 Thread Peter Humphrey
Morning all, When emerging shorewall-5.2.1.1 I get an error from the kernel settings check: CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK_IPV4: is not set when it should be. This is with gentoo-sources-4.19.1. And indeed there is no such kernel parameter: $ grep CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK /usr/src/linux/.config

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

2018-11-07 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 6 November 2018 18:52:13 GMT Dale wrote: > Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Monday, 5 November 2018 20:40:46 GMT Dale wrote: > >> ... I also wish it wouldn't separate the file name and the extension. I > >> prefer them to be together. > > > &g

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

2018-11-06 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 5 November 2018 20:40:46 GMT Dale wrote: > ... I also wish it wouldn't separate the file name and the extension. I > prefer them to be together. Right-click on the column header row and deselect Ext. -- Regards, Peter.

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

2018-11-05 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 5 November 2018 16:35:09 GMT Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > I think my only KDE application is my file manager, which is Dolphin. Wot, not even kmail? ;) -- Regards, Peter.

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

2018-11-03 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 3 November 2018 16:28:58 GMT wabe wrote: > I would like to try Trinity Desktop (based on KDE3) but unfortunately > there is no Gentoo package. I don't know if there is an Gentoo overlay > containing Trinity, but I never used overlays and don't have time to > fiddle around anyway. In

Re: [gentoo-user] no file system found for kernel 4.14.78

2018-11-03 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 3 November 2018 13:32:43 GMT Bill Kenworthy wrote: > Kernel 4.14.78 has been released and I have a fail upgrading one system > - fails to mount root vfs but oops instead of dropping to a recovery shell: > > Same boot stanza as 4.14.65, one unrelated (RCU) difference between .configs

Re: [gentoo-user] chrony-3.3 hangs at boot

2018-11-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Friday, 2 November 2018 16:38:14 GMT Stroller wrote: > > On 3 Sep 2018, at 19:10, Holger Hoffstätte > > wrote:> > > On Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:48:53 +0100, Mick wrote: > >> I just noticed today chronyd hangs during boot for a minute and a half. > >> The logs do not reveal anything amiss. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Inkscape failed to compile...(update from this morning)

2018-10-28 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 28 October 2018 09:05:59 GMT tu...@posteo.de wrote: > oh YEAH...sometimes the """problem""" seems to imply > a vast complicate solutionand one do not even > assume that there is something that straight forward > as > > emerge --deselect cairomm > > . > GREAT! :) > > Cheers!

Re: [gentoo-user] Inkscape failed to compile...(update from this morning)

2018-10-28 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 28 October 2018 06:46:37 GMT tu...@posteo.de wrote: > On 10/28 04:13, Adam Carter wrote: > > On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 4:08 PM Adam Carter wrote: > > > On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 3:41 PM wrote: > > >> Hi, > > > > > >> while syncing/updateing my system, inkscape failed to compile: > > >

Re: [gentoo-user] Compilation problem iptables

2018-10-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 22:50:03 BST Daniel Frey wrote: > On 10/24/18 10:23, tu...@posteo.de wrote: > > No, it was not installed... > > I would think, that portage/emerge would resolve this kind of > > dependancies?! > > See the thread right next to yours, "iptables-1.8.1 build failure". >

Re: [gentoo-user] iptables-1.8.1 build failure

2018-10-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:30:06 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:52:24 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > > On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:29:03 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > Today's update of iptables to 1.8.1 failed here because I didn't have > > &

Re: [gentoo-user] iptables-1.8.1 build failure

2018-10-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:52:24 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:29:03 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Today's update of iptables to 1.8.1 failed here because I didn't have > > USE=nftables set. After setting that in package.use it was fine. Before >

[gentoo-user] iptables-1.8.1 build failure

2018-10-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, Today's update of iptables to 1.8.1 failed here because I didn't have USE=nftables set. After setting that in package.use it was fine. Before I submit a bug report, though, I'd like to understand one thing: $ grep nftables $(equery w iptables) IUSE="conntrack ipv6 netlink nftables

Re: [gentoo-user] Irritating ~5s pause whilst booting with grub

2018-10-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 23 October 2018 22:08:43 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > Use a UEFI boot manager, which is much simpler than GRUB. If you use > systemd you already have one if you installed it with USE="gnuefi". > Otherwise use the standalone version, systemd-boot. Or you can use > refind, but that is a

Re: [gentoo-user] [SOLVED] Emerge --sync fails on excluded stuff

2018-10-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 23 October 2018 22:30:32 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > I have this in gentoo.conf: > > [DEFAULT] > main-repo = gentoo > > [gentoo] > priority = 20 > location = /var/portage > sync-type = rsync > sync-uri = rsync://my.local.mirror/portage > auto-sync = yes >

[gentoo-user] [Even further OT] Re : kernel delay

2018-10-04 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 25 September 2018 08:34:18 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > Unfortunately, Americans (and those others who have learned English from > Americans) don't understand the pluperfect. They've thrown out four entire > verb tenses just in my lifetime. May I ask an American to sa

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this a genlop bug?

2018-10-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 1 October 2018 13:22:42 BST Arve Barsnes wrote: > On Mon, 1 Oct 2018 at 14:03, Andrew Udvare wrote: > > > On 2018-10-01, at 05:25, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > This looks like a bug to me. > > > > It is not a bug. The manpage says it takes name or cate

[gentoo-user] Is this a genlop bug?

2018-10-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, When I run "genlop -c" is it supposed to include the whole cat/pkg name in its calculations, or just the pkgname? I saw this today: $ genlop -c Currently merging 8 out of 16 * dev-lang/rust-1.29.1 current merge time: 13 minutes and 38 seconds. ETA: 1 minute and

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Odd behaviour by lib_users

2018-09-27 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 27 September 2018 10:05:15 BST Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 27/09/2018 10:48, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Hello list, > > > > Every time I run a routine portage update I follow it with "lib_users -s" > > to check for things to do. Since I

[gentoo-user] Odd behaviour by lib_users

2018-09-27 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, Every time I run a routine portage update I follow it with "lib_users -s" to check for things to do. Since I installed a new ~amd64 system to get a newer version of KMail, I'm seeing strange things like this: # lib_users -s 4792 "/usr/bin/X -nolisten tcp -auth

Re: [gentoo-user] Specific MAKEOPTS for one package

2018-09-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 25 September 2018 14:25:50 BST Klaus Ethgen wrote: > Is there an option to set -j1 just for firefox package? (and rust, that > has the same problem)? As Dale and Michael said, but you may find -j2 acceptable; It's what I use for everything here. -- Regards, Peter.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re : kernel delay

2018-09-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 24 September 2018 23:55:31 BST Philip Webb wrote: > 180924 J. Roeleveld wrote: > > On Monday, September 24, 2018 2:42:49 PM CEST Philip Webb wrote: > >> I did note in a msg to this list earlier this year (2018) > >> that there had been no kernel stabilised by Gentoo since spring 2017, >

Re:: Re: [gentoo-user] Endlessly growing xorg-session.log

2018-09-11 Thread Peter Humphrey
Mick wrote : > On Monday, 10 September 2018 09:49:16 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Hello list, > > > > I've been suffering some very odd problems recently, including lost > e-mails, > > but I've finally found something that could explain them all: disk s

[gentoo-user] Endlessly growing xorg-session.log

2018-09-10 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, I've been suffering some very odd problems recently, including lost e-mails, but I've finally found something that could explain them all: disk space down to zero in /home. My ~/.local/share/sddm/xorg-session.log had grown to 15G! It was mostly full of repetitions of this:

[gentoo-user] Unhelpful dovecot upgrade help

2018-09-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, Today I upgraded dovecot on my local server from 2.2.34 to 2.3.2.1. On restarting dovecot I got this: # /etc/init.d/dovecot restart doveconf: Warning: please set ssl_dh= /etc/dovecot/dh.pem The second warning was spot-on, but what the first warning ought to have said is "Uncomment

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Update circle

2018-09-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 1 September 2018 11:35:49 BST Wols Lists wrote: > On 01/09/18 10:39, Peter Humphrey wrote: > >> I wish there was a portage option that said "don't give up, just emerge > >> > >> > what you can". > > > > There is: --keep-going

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Update circle

2018-09-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 1 September 2018 09:35:46 BST Wol's lists wrote: > On 23/08/18 11:25, Adam Carter wrote: > > The machine is actually a server, which just sat in a corner doing > > its > > job perfectly. That's one of the reasons it wasn't updated: if it > > ain't > > broken, don't

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE reboot not preserving running applications

2018-08-29 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 29 August 2018 01:51:06 BST Andrew Udvare wrote: > > On 2018-08-28, at 18:24, Daniel Frey wrote: > > > > On 08/28/18 02:57, Peter Humphrey wrote: > >> Hello list, > >> > >> After a reboot I get "Too many clients" from the

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE reboot not preserving running applications

2018-08-28 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 28 August 2018 11:51:04 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:57:49 +0000, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Is anyone else having this problem? > > I can't answer for everyone, but I'm not. I was sure I'd have heard all about it if anyone had been, but it wa

[gentoo-user] KDE reboot not preserving running applications

2018-08-28 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, Since about the time of the last batch of plasma upgrades (I forget whether it was applications, frameworks or Qt), every time I reboot the box from the KDE reboot dialogue, when I log in again I get duplicated apps and others with forgotten places and sizes. The attached

Re: [gentoo-user] /boot filesystem, SSDs, TRIM

2018-08-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:14:49 BST Adam Carter wrote: > [from Neil Bothwick:] > > The other question is why use GRUB on a modern system? UEFI boot > > managers are far simpler to work with than GRUBs monster configuration file and > > in that case it makes sense to combine /boot with the

Re: [gentoo-user] ImageMagick-7 security

2018-08-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 23 August 2018 09:28:03 BST Corentin “Nado” Pazdera wrote: > August 23, 2018 10:12 AM, "Peter Humphrey" wrote: > > That prompted me to emerge -K imagemagick, and I saw the same. But just > > before the line " * For security reasons..." was this:

Re: [gentoo-user] ImageMagick-7 security

2018-08-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 23 August 2018 09:06:12 BST Mick wrote: > I noticed this enotice in imagemagick: > > * For security reasons, a policy.xml file was installed in > /etc/ImageMagick-7 * which will prevent the usage of the following coders > by default: * > * - PS > * - EPS > * - PDF > * -

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this a portage bug?

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 15 August 2018 12:45:05 BST Franz Fellner wrote: > I think that's the way "equery w" works: > >> Display the path to the ebuild that would be used by Portage with the > > current configuration. << > With your current configuration there is no package matching your query. > >

Re: [gentoo-user] Is this a portage bug?

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 15 August 2018 09:50:09 BST Franz Fellner wrote: > > Am Mi., 15. Aug. 2018 um 11:29 Uhr schrieb Peter Humphrey < > > pe...@prh.myzen.co.uk>: > > Hello list, > > > > While trying to get a USB printer recognised on an Atom box, I found >

[gentoo-user] Is this a portage bug?

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, While trying to get a USB printer recognised on an Atom box, I found this, immediately after emerge --sync && eix-update: (atom) peak / # eix -c kyocera [N] net-print/kyocera-1x2x-mfp-driver (--): Printer descriptions (PPDs) and filters for Kyocera 1x2x MFP [N]

Re: [gentoo-user] Cups without X

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 14 August 2018 17:32:47 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:24:48 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > My problem is that, even though the system detects the printer being > > connected, cups can't see it. I've tried everything I can think of so >

Re: [gentoo-user] Cups without X

2018-08-14 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 14 August 2018 16:32:18 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:40:43 BST Corentin “Nado” Pazdera wrote: > > Did you install `net-print/kyocera-1x2x-mfp-driver` or > > `net-print/kyocera-mita-ppds` ? My guess is that cups misses some ppd > > file

Re: [gentoo-user] Cups without X

2018-08-14 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:40:43 BST Corentin “Nado” Pazdera wrote: > Did you install `net-print/kyocera-1x2x-mfp-driver` or > `net-print/kyocera-mita-ppds` ? My guess is that cups misses some ppd > files. I haven't got that far. I want cups to find the printer so that I can define what it

[gentoo-user] Cups without X

2018-08-14 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, I have a trusty old Kyocera FS-1020D USB mono laser, which has been doing sterling service while connected to this workstation box. I want to connect it instead to a small X-less server box on the LAN and administer it from here (the workstation). I'm not having much success. I've

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-08-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 2 August 2018 13:27:45 BST Mick wrote: > On Thursday, 2 August 2018 07:10:00 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Monday, 30 July 2018 11:18:22 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > My daily update yesterday included 100 kde-apps/* . Now dolphin and > > > konqu

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-08-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 30 July 2018 11:18:22 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > Hello list, > > My daily update yesterday included 100 kde-apps/* . Now dolphin and > konqueror-as-a-file-manager have their panels laid out with extremely wide > spacing (example attached). Is this my fault or theirs? I

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-08-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 1 August 2018 16:47:09 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On 1 August 2018 16:07:49 GMT+01:00, Peter Humphrey wrote: > >On Wednesday, 1 August 2018 10:06:48 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > >> On 1 August 2018 08:38:32 GMT+01:00, Peter Humphrey > > wrote: > >---&g

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-08-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 1 August 2018 10:06:48 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On 1 August 2018 08:38:32 GMT+01:00, Peter Humphrey wrote: --->8 > > is there an equivalent for Android clients? It could be quite usable on > > my 10.5" tablet. > > Unfortunately not, although you can

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-08-01 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 31 July 2018 08:15:46 BST J. Roeleveld wrote: > On Monday, July 30, 2018 12:18:22 PM CEST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > My daily update yesterday included 100 kde-apps/* . Now dolphin and > > konqueror-as-a-file-manager have their panels laid out with extremely > >

Re: [gentoo-user] Layout problem in latest KDE apps

2018-07-30 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 30 July 2018 17:11:16 BST Davyd McColl wrote: > Those spaces look like where I have icons. Perhaps try changing theme? And > change back? Perhaps it's just a theming issue. The icons disappeared at the last update: kde-frameworks, I think it was. I've rebooted several times since

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-07-29 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 29 July 2018 12:17:39 BST Andrew Savchenko wrote: > On Sun, 10 Jun 2018 14:15:03 +0100 Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Hello list, > > > > I'm trying to learn how to use the "ip" command to manage routing on one > > of my boxes, which has two Eth

Re: [gentoo-user] Any real need to switch python targets back and forth every month?

2018-07-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 25 July 2018 16:20:59 BST Mike Gilbert wrote: > Sorry to have wasted your precious computing time, but hey, people > make mistakes sometimes. I'm sure we all know exactly what you mean, Mike - from experience. -- Regards, Peter.

Re: [gentoo-user] LibreOffice and openldap

2018-07-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 24 July 2018 16:15:29 BST Andrew Lowe wrote: > Hi all, > I'm in the process of installing LibreOffice. Doing: > > emerge --ask libreoffice > > gives a big list of dependencies, as I would expect. One of them is > openldap. I thought that that was a bit strange, as I am a

Re: [gentoo-user] Something's messed up my mimetypes

2018-07-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 July 2018 16:58:41 BST Wols Lists wrote: > While I appreciate it's a damn sight more powerful than Windoze's > braindead file extension system, it feels to me like mimetypes are a > rogue chainsaw sometimes ... > > How do I find out what mimetypes are associated with an application?

Re: [gentoo-user] /usr/bin/qtconfig is missing components

2018-07-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 July 2018 09:19:05 BST Mick wrote: > When I run /usr/bin/qtconfig it complains about a missing > '/usr/lib64/qt5/bin/ qtconfig': > > $ /usr/bin/qtconfig > qtconfig: could not exec '/usr/lib64/qt5/bin/qtconfig': No such file or > directory > > $ locate qtconfig > /usr/bin/qtconfig >

Re: [gentoo-user] USB printing broken in kernel 4.14.52?

2018-07-22 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 09:56:12 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:36:32 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Hello list, > > > > Since upgrading sys-kernel/gentoo-sources from 4.9.95 to 4.14.52, I now > > get > > an error when trying to attach my

Re: [gentoo-user] USB printing broken in kernel 4.14.52?

2018-07-22 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:36:32 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > Hello list, > > Since upgrading sys-kernel/gentoo-sources from 4.9.95 to 4.14.52, I now get > an error when trying to attach my trusty old Kyocera-Mita FS1020-D. Dmesg > finds it, lsusb lists it, but when I use the KDE

Re: [gentoo-user] USB printing broken in kernel 4.14.52?

2018-07-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:52:45 BST Dale wrote: > Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Hello list, > > > > Since upgrading sys-kernel/gentoo-sources from 4.9.95 to 4.14.52, I now > > get an error when trying to attach my trusty old Kyocera-Mita FS1020-D. > > Dmesg finds i

[gentoo-user] USB printing broken in kernel 4.14.52?

2018-07-15 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, Since upgrading sys-kernel/gentoo-sources from 4.9.95 to 4.14.52, I now get an error when trying to attach my trusty old Kyocera-Mita FS1020-D. Dmesg finds it, lsusb lists it, but when I use the KDE printer applet to add it, it isn't detected and the cups log shows "Unable to

Re: [gentoo-user] Portage, git and shallow cloning

2018-07-14 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 11:40:03 BST Rich Freeman wrote: > On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 4:30 AM Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Friday, 6 July 2018 06:34:01 BST Davyd McColl wrote: > > > 1) `sync-depth` has been deprecated (should now use `clone-depth`) > > > > But to

Re: [gentoo-user] Portage, git and shallow cloning

2018-07-14 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Friday, 6 July 2018 06:34:01 BST Davyd McColl wrote: > 1) `sync-depth` has been deprecated (should now use `clone-depth`) But to what value should clone-depth be set? And why is the recent news item referring to instructions to use sync-depth? -- Regards, Peter.

Re: [gentoo-user] Installing on nvme - not all beer and skittles....

2018-06-30 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Friday, 29 June 2018 17:38:20 BST Andrew Lowe wrote: > Overlooking the freaky capitalisation, the machine fires up and then > leaves me with the above on the screen and that's it. I need to hit the > power button to kill the machine and reboot, using the boot order, F12, > option to now boot

Re: [gentoo-user] Hostile takeover of our github mirror. Don't use ebuild from there until new warning!

2018-06-29 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 28 June 2018 22:15:36 BST Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera (klondike) wrote: > Hi! > > I just want to notify that an attacker has taken control of the Gentoo > organization in Github and has among other things replaced the portage > and musl-dev trees with malicious versions of the

Re: [gentoo-user] gcc failed to compile, mpfr-4 compiled successfully...

2018-06-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 24 June 2018 19:49:02 BST Rich Freeman wrote: > On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 2:28 PM wrote: > > Since the unstable packages of today are the stable packages of > > tommorrow one needs to bite the bullet (and hopefully this sentence > > is not complete nonsense...I am no native speaker...not

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: default CONFIG_PROTECT behavior

2018-06-17 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 17 June 2018 18:12:11 BST Mick wrote: > On Sunday, 17 June 2018 18:08:48 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > > On 2018-06-17 12:42, Andrew Udvare wrote: > > > On 06/17/2018 12:17 PM, Ian Zimmerman wrote: > > > > What happens to files within the scope of CONFIG_PROTECT if I don't > > > > execute

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Package specific post-emerge hooks?

2018-06-13 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 12 June 2018 22:36:36 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > On 2018-06-12 22:47, Christoph Böhmwalder wrote: > > I was wondering if there was a way to run a shell script anytime a > > specific > > package is updated. > > Create a /etc/portage/env/${CATEGORY}/${PACKAGE} file. It should be in >

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-11 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 10 June 2018 17:58:35 BST Grant Taylor wrote: --->8 much detail that makes me feel a bit faint... > IMHO the biggest issue is that you have to understand what you want to do > and then translate it to the proper ip commands to do it. You need that > high level blueprint (if you

Re: [gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 10 June 2018 16:52:48 BST Mick wrote: > On Sunday, 10 June 2018 16:22:18 BST Andrew Udvare wrote: > > > On 2018-06-10, at 09:15, Peter Humphrey wrote: --->8 > To thumb through the man pages you need to extend man ip with the OBJECT. > Same applies with --help pa

[gentoo-user] iproute2 reference

2018-06-10 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, I'm trying to learn how to use the "ip" command to manage routing on one of my boxes, which has two Ethernet interfaces. Can anyone recommend suitable reading material? I don't mind paying for a book, provided that it's reasonably up to date and won't bury me in a morass of bit

Re: [gentoo-user] Menu font size in LibreOffice

2018-06-05 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 5 June 2018 10:11:44 BST Mick wrote: > I have been setting USE="-gtk" in make.conf since 2003-4 from what I recall. > Perhaps this is the cause of my problem. It blocks some packages which > would be installed as a default in a Gnome based system, but are missing > from my builds.

Re: [gentoo-user] Menu font size in LibreOffice

2018-06-04 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 4 June 2018 18:15:44 BST Mick wrote: > I don't have a 'Gnome Application Style' under System Settings/Appearance. > I'm guessing I may be missing a package. These are my USE flags: > > Installed versions: 6.0.3.2(20:28:13 25/05/18)(bluetooth branding cups > dbus mysql pdfimport

[gentoo-user] Local portage git mirror

2018-06-04 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, I have a small LAN, on which one box has little to do so I've set it up as a local git mirror. I use this box - the one I'm writing on now - as a compile server for a coule of other boxes, including the new git server, in which the clients export their portage tree over NFS v3 to

Re: [gentoo-user] Menu font size in LibreOffice

2018-06-04 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 4 June 2018 15:40:54 BST Mick wrote: > Hi All, > > Any idea how I can increase the font size of Libre Office menus, on a plasma > desktop? > > Using systemsettings5/fonts doesn't seem to work. I think Libre Office is a GTK application? In that case, you want Appearance > Aplication

Re: [gentoo-user] Where the Plasma shutdown menu option gone?

2018-05-30 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:54:01 BST Mick wrote: > On Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:24:56 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > > On Wed, 30 May 2018 10:36:57 +0100, Mick wrote: > > > Thanks guys, I just rebooted and still every submenu entry under > > > 'Leave' is gone, except for 'Lock' and 'Logout'. This

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE VM Plasmashell corrupt

2018-05-21 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 21 May 2018 22:36:50 BST Daniel D Jones wrote: > Any ideas or suggestions for resolving the issue greatly appreciated. Just a wild shot in the dark, but this wouldn't be a conflict with gpm, would it? I haven't seen a problem for a long time, but I remember having to stop gpm before

Re: [gentoo-user] Problem with NFS mounting

2018-05-19 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday, 19 May 2018 13:24:26 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > What else might make the NFS server report nonexistent directory? And what > might differ between the main and rescue system on each of two boxes? Never mind. As usual, I found the answer as soon as I hit Send. The

[gentoo-user] Problem with NFS mounting

2018-05-19 Thread Peter Humphrey
Hello list, I use this box as an emerge host for a couple of smaller boxes on the LAN; each of those has a main system and a small rescue system. I've been running with this setup for several years without any real problems. Now, however, something seems to have changed and I get this error when

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

2018-05-03 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 3 May 2018 15:58:44 BST Mick wrote: > Is there anything I can do with the existing laptop and its limited > resources to speed up chromium's emerge? All I can suggest is to build a package in a chroot on a speedier machine and transfer it to the laptop. That's how I cope with a

Re: [gentoo-user] Strange compile errors

2018-04-27 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Friday, 27 April 2018 18:43:27 BST Mick wrote: > I haven't used genkernel to be able to advise, but this page explains what > you need to do: > > https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Intel_microcode > > However, you may find it makes no difference. Intel have announced they > will not be bringing

Re: [gentoo-user] Kernel 4.9.95

2018-04-26 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:13:12 BST Adam Carter wrote: > Does grep . /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/* find anything? # grep . /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/* /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/meltdown:Mitigation: PTI

Re: [gentoo-user] Kernel 4.9.95

2018-04-26 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:52:30 BST Helmut Jarausch wrote: > On 04/25/2018 06:06:32 PM, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > As this version of gentoo-sources has now hit the stable mirrors, > > would anyone > > like to summarise the position wrt Spectre, Meltdown and any

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-26 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:07:51 BST Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:59:22 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > So, again, what could possibly prevent portage from seeing the network > > inside a chroot, while other programs use it just the same as always? > >

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-26 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:59:22 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:43:35 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 06:13:30 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > I've been NFS-exporting the portage treee from a 32-bit atom box to a > > &g

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-26 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:43:35 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 06:13:30 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > I've been NFS-exporting the portage treee from a 32-bit atom box to a > > chroot on my workstation, and it's worked well for years, if slowly. > >

[gentoo-user] Kernel 4.9.95

2018-04-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
As this version of gentoo-sources has now hit the stable mirrors, would anyone like to summarise the position wrt Spectre, Meltdown and anything else that's relevant? Just to help us numbskulls sleep at night. -- Regards, Peter.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-25 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:02:37 BST Walter Dnes wrote: > On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:40:52AM +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote > > > Anyway, this all leaves unanswered the question whether getting the > > -march setting right in a chroot matters to the operation of the > > ch

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 April 2018 06:13:30 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > I've been NFS-exporting the portage treee from a 32-bit atom box to a chroot > on my workstation, and it's worked well for years, if slowly. > > Now when I try to do the same with a 64-bit celeron machine I'm having a >

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-24 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 April 2018 18:53:09 BST Walter Dnes wrote: > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celeron > > > Celeron is a brand name given by Intel to a number of different > > low-end IA-32 and x86-64 computer microprocessor models targeted > > at budget personal computers. > > Looking at that

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Dependencies and PYTHON_TARGETS

2018-04-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 April 2018 16:31:39 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > I think before digging further, I should eliminate any guessing about > what PYTHON_TARGETS is actually set to. How can I list the environment > portage sees, from all sources (profile, make.conf and whatever else)? Doesn't "emerge

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 April 2018 11:57:27 BST Mick wrote: > On Monday, 23 April 2018 10:52:57 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 12:13:53 BST Mick wrote: > > > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 10:21:16 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > > > That first thought w

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 23 April 2018 11:57:12 BST Walter Dnes wrote: > > I think I've found the problem. It's in the -march setting, which of > > course has to be specific in the chroot, not "native." I had it set > > to "silvermont," but now I can't see why I did that. The target CPU > > is a celeron N3150,

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-23 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 April 2018 12:13:53 BST Mick wrote: > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 10:21:16 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > That first thought was prompted by the instruction to "mount -o bind /lib/ > > modules /foo/lib/modules" in this page: > > > > https://wiki.gen

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-22 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 April 2018 10:21:16 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 09:39:23 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 07:20:28 BST Jonathan Callen wrote: > > > Generally, this would indicate a problem resolving DNS. This is > > > no

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-22 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 April 2018 09:39:23 BST Peter Humphrey wrote: > On Sunday, 22 April 2018 07:20:28 BST Jonathan Callen wrote: > > Generally, this would indicate a problem resolving DNS. This is > > normally caused by not having a correct /etc/resolv.conf inside the > > chroot (i

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-22 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Sunday, 22 April 2018 07:20:28 BST Jonathan Callen wrote: > Generally, this would indicate a problem resolving DNS. This is > normally caused by not having a correct /etc/resolv.conf inside the > chroot (it generally will need to be the same as the file outside the > chroot). Yes, I'd

[gentoo-user] Can't fetch distfiles in chroot

2018-04-21 Thread Peter Humphrey
I've been NFS-exporting the portage treee from a 32-bit atom box to a chroot on my workstation, and it's worked well for years, if slowly. Now when I try to do the same with a 64-bit celeron machine I'm having a problem getting portage to work. If the required distfile is already present, no

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Odd plasma display problem

2018-04-11 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 11 April 2018 13:13:46 BST Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 11/04/18 15:02, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > On one desktop I keep three Konsole windows open all the time, as in the > > screen shot attached. I've found that I cannot move the central window to > >

Re: [gentoo-user] Wrong instructions when installing Oracle JRE

2018-04-11 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 11 April 2018 11:27:39 BST Dale wrote: > R0b0t1 wrote: > > On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 11:08 PM, Dale wrote: > >> J. Roeleveld wrote: > >>> Sounds like a bug. > >>> All fetch restriction packages I encounter want it in your distfiles > >>> folder. (Wherever you

Re: [gentoo-user] Wrong instructions when installing Oracle JRE

2018-04-10 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:23:46 BST Ian Zimmerman wrote: > When I do emerge dev-java/oracle-jre-bin, portage quoth: > > !!! dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.162-r1 has fetch restriction turned on. > !!! This probably means that this ebuild's files must be downloaded > !!! manually. See the

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Re: Firefox and addons no longer supported question

2018-04-05 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday, 5 April 2018 12:47:43 BST Wol's lists wrote: > On 05/04/18 09:57, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > Indeed, and that's more-or-less how I see the usual American insistence on > > a comma before the "and" before the last item in a list, even though it > >

[gentoo-user] [OT] Re: Firefox and addons no longer supported question

2018-04-05 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 4 April 2018 19:12:23 BST Wol's lists wrote: > On 02/04/18 21:50, Philip Webb wrote: > > 180402 Dale wrote: > >> After each period at the end of a sentence, I put in two spaces, not one. > >> Something I was taught years ago somewhere and still do. > >> I only put one after a comma

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Firefox and addons no longer supported question

2018-04-03 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Monday, 2 April 2018 21:50:30 BST Philip Webb wrote: > 180402 Dale wrote: > > After each period at the end of a sentence, I put in two spaces, not one. > > Something I was taught years ago somewhere and still do. > > I only put one after a comma tho. > > That is correct professional

Re: [gentoo-user] The return of the dreaded "Cannot run C compiled programs"

2018-03-28 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Wednesday, 28 March 2018 17:15:38 BST Todd Goodman wrote: > What does 'gcc-config -l' show? That I have just the one version of GCC installed. But see my reply to Floyd. -- Regards Peter

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