Re: [gentoo-user] SOLVED: NVMe drive and grub

2016-04-11 Thread R0b0t1
None of this is grub's fault, it's users are just petulant children. It's bloated but pick a real argument.

[gentoo-user] Emerge --resume

2005-12-07 Thread AJ Spagnoletti
I am in the process of upgrading GCC and currently am doing emerge -e world I have about 70 packages left to be rebuilt and I got curious. Will emerge --resume work and pick up with the 70 or so packages left to be rebuilt if the system is shutdown or will emerge --resume only pick up an emerge

[gentoo-user] Re: Has semantic-desktop really become compulsatory for kmail?

2010-02-12 Thread walt
Zeerak Waseem wrote: I just started a degree, to accomplish -something akin to- that ;-) Ah, good. Let me give you some free advice, well in advance. When it comes time to pick people for your thesis committee -- pick ones who love to argue. I think it may save you some pain later.

Re: [gentoo-user] Playsound . . . won't!

2007-09-18 Thread Mick
), Size of downloads: 1,307 kB = Somewhat puzzled that a emerge -upDv world before I remerged flac did not pick these up . . . It's not designed to pick these up. 'emerge -upDNv world' is designed to pick these up. You only get inferred DEPENDS updated

[gentoo-user] OT: Recommend a good PCI or PCMCIA b/g wifi card

2007-05-21 Thread Jeff Horelick
I use an Orinoco Gold PCMCIA wifi card (2Wire branded) and i love it...it has full linux compatibility and you can pick one up for under $30 on Ebay

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] AppleMac in a Virtual Machine?

2007-07-03 Thread Norberto Bensa
Mick wrote: I had a look but couldn't find OSX under the OS that run within vmware . . It's not supported, but it runs. Just pick FreeBSD and you're done. -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Firefox cookie manager

2011-09-25 Thread Adam Carter
I believe it uses the browser's setting as default. Yeah that appears to be it, but you have a restart FF for CM to pick up the new setting.

Re: [gentoo-user] Rooted/compromised Gentoo, seeking advice

2010-08-12 Thread Stroller
On 11 Aug 2010, at 21:30, Alan McKinnon wrote: ... My users pick their own passwords - I present a list of 5 from apg and let them pick one apg's results seem awfully unmemorable by default. I tend to prefer random password generators that create pronounceable nonsense words

Re: [gentoo-user] Is it possible to download packages from Windows XP?

2007-02-17 Thread Dale
It will give you a list of mirrors that should have the file and the address for it too. If you want to, you can also go to gentoo.org and click the link on the left under Resources for Mirrors. Some of the mirrors are fairly easy to figure out which is closest to you. Pick a close one if you can. When

Re: [gentoo-user] reload etc conf files

2009-03-30 Thread AllenJB
on the init script (ie. /etc/init.d/apache reload), otherwise you generally need to restart them to apply changes. Some services / daemons will pick up changes on the fly, but generally they don't in my experience. Programs which are not services / daemons will pick the changes up the next time

Re: [gentoo-user] Emerge --resume

2005-12-07 Thread Michael Sullivan
On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 20:56 -0500, AJ Spagnoletti wrote: I am in the process of upgrading GCC and currently am doing emerge -e world I have about 70 packages left to be rebuilt and I got curious. Will emerge --resume work and pick up with the 70 or so packages left to be rebuilt if the system

[gentoo-user] Webcam recommendation

2008-01-26 Thread Mike Diehl
Hi all. I'm looking for an inexpensive USB webcam that works with both Linux and Windoze. Something that I can pick up at Walmart or Circuit City would be best. Any recommendations? TIA, -- Mike Diehl -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required for intltool

2007-08-15 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 11:48:17 +0100, Mick wrote: Thanks Naga, I should have said that a --update world did not pick these up. Did you use --deep? -- Neil Bothwick It's only a hobby ... only a hobby ... only a signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required for intltool

2007-08-15 Thread Mick
On Wednesday 15 August 2007, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 11:48:17 +0100, Mick wrote: Thanks Naga, I should have said that a --update world did not pick these up. Did you use --deep? # emerge -upDv world -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed

Re: [gentoo-user] Should we disable FORTIFY_SOURCE for packages where it is not default?

2009-04-10 Thread Peter Alfredsen
On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 14:55:36 +0200 Peter Alfredsen loki_...@gentoo.org wrote: CXXFLAGS=-U_FORTIFY_SOURCE That's where most ebuilds will pick it up. +CFLAGS of course. D'oh. /loki_val

Re: [gentoo-user] Iptables Tarpit

2006-03-07 Thread Dave Jones
by that name What am I doing wrong? Hi Erik The standard Gentoo-sources kernel does not include the TARPIT target. You need to pick up an updated kernel iptables source from netfilter.org, and install it as follows: I assume you have a subversion client already installed on your machine. cd /usr/src

[gentoo-user] Re: Iptables Tarpit

2006-03-08 Thread Erik Westenbroek
doing wrong? Hi Erik The standard Gentoo-sources kernel does not include the TARPIT target. You need to pick up an updated kernel iptables source from netfilter.org, and install it as follows: I assume you have a subversion client already installed on your machine. cd /usr/src

Re: [gentoo-user] Video DVD Creation

2008-07-17 Thread sean
Jorg, Another update. I had made two attempts burning my movie to a no-brand DVD-R. Not wanting to waste another DVD-R I instead used a brand name DVD+RW for another test. It worked, the movie played. When I get the chance I will pick up a brand name DVD-R and try the burn again

[gentoo-user] Getting rid of corefonts in web browsing

2008-07-31 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
Imagemagick, Wine and Flash all depend on the M$ corefonts. However, I don't want them to be used while browsing the web. I removed them from the font paths of xorg.conf but that doesn't help; Konqueror and Firefox still pick them up (because of fontconfig, I guess). Any tips?

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: xscreensaver

2005-05-31 Thread Qv6
On Tuesday 31 May 2005 10:07 pm, Neil Bothwick wrote: . Right-click on the desktop, select Configure Desktop and go to the Screensaver section. Select Slide Show under Banners Pictures and click Setup to pick the directory. thank you -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] power loss when emerging

2005-10-19 Thread Billy Holmes
Dave Nebinger wrote: Keepwork will keep the results of the build process in /var/tmp/portage, but I didn't believe portage could pick up in the middle even if keepwork was set... I will resume in the middle, based upon how the Makefile, autoconf, and dependancies are setup. Since the .o

Re: [gentoo-user] dll.conf file in portage?

2007-03-06 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 6 Mar 2007 18:35:38 +, Mick wrote: However, slocate does not pick up the /var/tmp/portage/dll.conf file - why is that? Probably because you have /var/tmp in PRUNEPATHS in /etc/updatedb.conf. This is as it should be, there's no point in wasting time indexing temporary directories

[gentoo-user] Re: which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf?

2007-05-24 Thread Alexander Skwar
Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are these any options in the kernel and in the gcc to optimize for Intel's Core 2 Duo chips? In the kernel: Yes. At least in 2.6.21. And is there explicit support in the latest gentoo kernel for Core 2 Duo, or does it go under Pentium 4 family? I'd say, it

Re: [gentoo-user] which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf?

2007-05-24 Thread Graham Murray
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: When the devs consider it suitable for at least the testing branch or when you do echo =sys-devel/gcc-4.2* /etc/portage/package.mask, whichever comes sooner. Even that will not work (yet) as gcc-4.2 is not actually masked it is not keyworded. -- [EMAIL

[gentoo-user] Gentoo router question

2006-04-24 Thread Grant
I'm planning on following the instructions here: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/home-router-howto.xml to set up a Gentoo router. When I move in one week the router will get service from a DSL modem. For now, can I test the router by having it pick up the wireless network that exists here

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: install fails

2005-07-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 15:20:10 -0300, Juan wrote: Now it is working, I hope it will complete but it takes a long time because of the emptytree option. Use emerge --resume to pick up where you left off. -- Neil Bothwick Hickory Dickory Dock, The mice ran up the clock, The clock struck one

[gentoo-user] emerge --update - the best version available

2005-08-19 Thread Mark Knecht
Hi, I wonder what the explanation in the emerge man page about the --update option really means. What is meant by, and how does emerge pick, the best version available? - Mark -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Knock on wood

2009-08-13 Thread Dan Farrell
On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:54:52 -0500 Dale rdalek1...@gmail.com wrote: I'm starting to picture my 3/4 ton pick-up on top of that DSL box. It's starting to look pretty darn good too. Would sort of miss the ole truck tho. But then you'll be back to dialup indefinitely ... i wonder

Re: [gentoo-user] how to use RAM

2009-10-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Alan McKinnon schrieb: Bring a 1 ton truck. Those beasts are big and heavy. Very heavy. It takes four of our big lads to pick them up. It was a mixture of fascination and disappointment seeing those 2 big servers and the (entry-level ... ok)-SAN with just 4U in sum ... times are a-changing

Re: [gentoo-user] how to use RAM

2009-10-14 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:34:24 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: Bring a 1 ton truck. Those beasts are big and heavy. Very heavy. It takes four of our big lads to pick them up. Why not put one behind that SUV the next time he parks in the disabled bay? ;-) -- Neil Bothwick Diarrhoea is hereditary

Re: [gentoo-user] Going ~x86?

2009-11-12 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Wednesday 11 November 2009 18:36:23 Albert Hopkins wrote: So my advice is: pick and branch and stick with your own kind. It's far fewer headaches in the long run. And unstable isn't really unstable, it's untested. There's a difference. Actually it's not untested, it's still being tested

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Hard drives not detected in repeatable order.

2011-10-04 Thread bill.longman
You can use whatever you want whenever you want. Exactly. Just start naming them different birds or your favorite genus and species. Just pick something and stick with it. I don't know if you have enough room for Anas_platyrhynchos, but you get my drift.

[gentoo-user] Re: vbox vm no boot

2011-12-04 Thread Harry Putnam
Pandu Poluan pa...@poluan.info writes: Just before emerging the source, you really should tarball *everything* (except /proc, /sys, /var/tmp/*, and /usr/portage/distfiles/*), so you can just 'pick up where you left it' :-) That's almost as slow as starting over from scratch... hehe.

[gentoo-user] Jabber server recommendation

2011-12-21 Thread Mike Diehl
. Is there any reason to pick one over the other? Are there other choices I should look at? TIA, -- Take care and have fun, Mike Diehl.

Re: [gentoo-user] Alternative to firefox?

2012-02-14 Thread LK
it. (that to be a fast pick)

Re: [gentoo-user] new machine : (1) which CPU ?

2012-07-21 Thread waltdnes
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 08:49:32PM -0500, Alecks Gates wrote I'd pick AMD, and very likely one of their APUs if you don't need intense graphics, as they seem to be able to handle most things well and even some light gaming. How do AMD's and Intel's open source video drivers compare

Re: [gentoo-user] android and mtp

2012-12-23 Thread luis jure
on 2012-12-22 at 17:13 Alan McKinnon wrote: Now, imagine you are the guy at Samsung deciding what features the S2 will support. Which option you gonna pick? yeah, you're right, i guess. but for once i'd like the guys at the corporations to think like me, and not to be forced to think like them...

[gentoo-user] Re: which profile for lxde

2014-12-13 Thread Harry Putnam
cov...@ccs.covici.com writes: I would not use that profile -- its gentoo development they are talking about if memory serves, so I would pick 13.0/default/linux/desktop (3). Thanks for the pointer... changed now.

Re: [gentoo-user] System76 Hardware

2015-10-02 Thread Nuno Magalhães
I'd say the method is the same as with any other laptop: pick one specific model, look into its hardware (this[1] and a liveCD may be handy), search for drivers, search "gento" + , follow the handbook. You have the slight assurance those laptops are built with linux in mind; anything el

Re: [gentoo-user] Qt5 - should I worry?

2016-01-03 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 03 Jan 2016 11:08:32 +, Peter Humphrey wrote: > Welcome to Pedants Anonymous :) Come on Peter, pedants are anything but anonymous. We^H^HThey like to nit-pick from the rooftops :) -- Neil Bothwick Veni, vermini, vomui I came, I got ratted, I threw up pgpPk8KFTpIWc.

Re: [gentoo-user] openssh-7.1_p1-r2 won't allow "nxserver" to connect [continued]

2015-11-26 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:39:57 + (UTC), Bill Damage wrote: > PermitRootLogin yes [snip] > PermitRootLogin without-password You have specified this option twice, with different values. Pick the one you want and remove or comment out the other. -- Neil Bothwick Top Oxymorons Num

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] How to be a penguin.

2016-05-29 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Saturday 28 May 2016 12:06:20 Dale wrote: > What is also a surprise, Alan hasn't figured out that his script is the > problem. It's called stubbornness, obduracy, obstinacy, wilful self-flagellation - choose your pick (as my Dad used to say when the rock cakes came out). -- Rgds Peter

[gentoo-user] x11-misc/sddm does not source my locale

2016-04-10 Thread Mick
Hi All, I noticed that sddm comes up with a US keyboard layout and there is no other choice on the dropdown list. Shouldn't it pick up my env somehow? How can I change this, short of using my own xinit or .xsession? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: buying a keyboard

2009-06-05 Thread Wyatt Epp
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.comwrote: IBM system M keyboard ... best keyboard ever made. Truer words are rarely spoken. And you can pick them up on eBay for about USD $20 (or rummage sales for next to nothing). The only uncertainty in my mind is whether

Re: [gentoo-user] nvidia warning comes a tad late

2009-01-01 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Thursday 01 January 2009 11:02:23 Dale wrote: I just did a reinstall on my rig and it did the exact same thing.  I had to mask the one it installed and re-emerge the older one that does work.  Isn't there some way for it to pick the right one?  After all, it new it was the WRONG one

Re: [gentoo-user] Emerge --resume

2005-12-07 Thread Brett I. Holcomb
packages left to be rebuilt and I got curious. Will emerge --resume work and pick up with the 70 or so packages left to be rebuilt if the system is shutdown or will emerge --resume only pick up an emerge if the system is not shutdown? Thanks in advance for replies. A.J. Earlier this afternoon I

RE: [gentoo-user] which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf?

2007-05-25 Thread burlingk
-Original Message- From: Randy Barlow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 4:23 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf? Snip If you are using a lot of memory in your

[gentoo-user] [OT]Creating new named colors

2005-08-30 Thread Holly Bostick
), but they don't seem to. They do, however, take named colors (orange, MediumSlateBlue, etc) correctly, but unfortunately, these named colors do not *precisely* match my desktop. I've been using gcolor2 to pick the colors of my desktop, and I just noticed that it also saves 'named' colors. So I thought, can't

Re: [gentoo-user] Rooted/compromised Gentoo, seeking advice

2010-08-12 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Thursday 12 August 2010 15:01:12 Stroller wrote: On 11 Aug 2010, at 21:30, Alan McKinnon wrote: ... My users pick their own passwords - I present a list of 5 from apg and let them pick one apg's results seem awfully unmemorable by default. I tend to prefer random password

[gentoo-user] Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?

2012-03-28 Thread che
by having a separate /usr. Oh, and you get to deal with finding the hardcoded paths and fixing the code yourself. Those are your choices. Pick one. In that case I pick a. It's not a big deal. I don't have anything against initrd, and use it on several places. It's useful for many things including

[gentoo-user] Re: KDE's confusing versions

2016-03-08 Thread Michael Palimaka
Applications. > > > So does this mean that a system can install lxqt(5) and pick out of the > many kde applications to install and not have all the other kde baggage? > > If so, is there a list of which kde applications can be installed without > the KDE bloat (simple QT5

Re: [gentoo-user] Small computing recommendations?

2016-10-12 Thread Andy Mender
n Intel NUC: basically a tiny main board with a CPU > in a small simple square case + ram (you pick) + a hard drive (SSD or HDD, > you pick). It has HDMI or VGA out, sound, a few USB ports and on-board > ethernet as well. Getting Gentoo up & running on it was painless once I > turne

Re: [gentoo-user] Small computing recommendations?

2016-10-12 Thread Daniel Quinn
buying an Intel NUC: basically a tiny main board with a CPU in a small simple square case + ram (you pick) + a hard drive (SSD or HDD, you pick). It has HDMI or VGA out, sound, a few USB ports and on-board ethernet as well. Getting Gentoo up & running on it was painless once I turned of

[gentoo-user] Re: Is GWN dead?

2008-01-17 Thread Thufir
their hands dirty increase the number of potential developers? Taken to the extreme, if *all* the ubuntu users (to pick on ubuntu for a minute) suddenly switched to gentoo I would expect the ubuntu developers to follow. -Thufir -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Webcam recommendation

2008-01-26 Thread forgottenwizard
On 16:13 Sat 26 Jan , Mike Diehl wrote: Hi all. I'm looking for an inexpensive USB webcam that works with both Linux and Windoze. Something that I can pick up at Walmart or Circuit City would be best. Any recommendations? TIA, -- Mike Diehl -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org

Re: [gentoo-user] Konsole, Gentoo and colors

2008-04-02 Thread Peter Humphrey
impression - black lettering on white is less easy to pick out. On the other hand, my eyes always have been a bit strange. -- Rgds Peter -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Anyone else's Gentoo unruly lately?

2008-06-27 Thread Grant
| I think it could be the pick-and-mix approach to keywording, I use pure | ~amd64 on my desktop and laptop and the only problems I've had recently | turned out to be a corrupt root filesystem. | | yeah, mixing isn't good. Pure systems are way more stable. Now that's an interesting idea

[gentoo-user] Re: Playsound . . . won't!

2007-09-17 Thread Anno v. Heimburg
Mick wrote: Somewhat puzzled that a emerge -upDv world before I remerged flac did not pick these up . . . That can happen if sdl-sound is not in the worldfile and is not depended upon, directly or indirectly, by anything in the worldfile. This situation will arise if you emerge s/th requiring

Re: [gentoo-user] Playsound . . . won't!

2007-09-18 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 18:50:35 +0100, Mick wrote: Right, but it should pick up the fact that media-libs/libmikmod-3.1.11-r2 needs updating to -r4 and media-libs/sdl-sound-1.0.1-r1 to -r2? Maybe, but that's got nothing to do with your problem, which was that playsound was built against a library

Re: [gentoo-user] 'emerge -avDuN world' doesn't find everything

2009-02-03 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 3 Feb 2009 11:29:01 -0800, Grant wrote: Is portage supposed to pick up on this with 'emerge -avDuN world'? Not if these are build-time dependencies, in which case they'll only be picked up when you use --with-bdeps y. This is becoming a VFAQ. -- Neil Bothwick If weather bureaus

Re: [gentoo-user] 'emerge -avDuN world' doesn't find everything

2009-02-03 Thread Paul Hartman
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Tue, 3 Feb 2009 11:29:01 -0800, Grant wrote: Is portage supposed to pick up on this with 'emerge -avDuN world'? Not if these are build-time dependencies, in which case they'll only be picked up when you use

Re: [gentoo-user] 'emerge -avDuN world' doesn't find everything

2009-02-03 Thread Mark Knecht
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Tue, 3 Feb 2009 11:29:01 -0800, Grant wrote: Is portage supposed to pick up on this with 'emerge -avDuN world'? Not if these are build-time dependencies, in which case they'll only be picked up when you use

Re: [gentoo-user] How to freeze my Gentoo system

2009-03-13 Thread Sean
that the system syncs from. You could then cherry pick the ebuild updates that go into that local, and now customized, portage tree. -Sean

[gentoo-user] Re: crazy KDE4 panel

2009-05-02 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
and heavy (wrt GPU load) demo? Look into the Phoronix Test suite. It has graphics benchmarks too. So pick your poison and hope it won't fry (which is something NVidias sometimes love to do, heh heh.)

Re: [gentoo-user] Resizing ext3 Partition

2009-05-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 4 May 2009 18:31:06 +0200, Dirk Heinrichs wrote: #mount -o bind / /mnt/root #du -max-dep=1 Or just forget about the useless bind-mount and add -x to the du command. That won't pick up space wasted by files occupying space in directories that are used as mount points

Re: [gentoo-user] Resizing ext3 Partition

2009-05-04 Thread Dirk Heinrichs
Am Montag, 4. Mai 2009 19:47:45 schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Mon, 4 May 2009 18:31:06 +0200, Dirk Heinrichs wrote: #mount -o bind / /mnt/root #du -max-dep=1 Or just forget about the useless bind-mount and add -x to the du command. That won't pick up space wasted by files occupying

Re: [gentoo-user] Resizing ext3 Partition

2009-05-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 4 May 2009 22:12:17 +0200, Dirk Heinrichs wrote: That won't pick up space wasted by files occupying space in directories that are used as mount points. How often does that happen? Not very often, but it happens in a significant proportion of the times the root partition fills up

Re: [gentoo-user] ath5k and wpa_supplicant

2009-06-02 Thread Neil Bothwick
else could wpa_supplicant pick this from? Have you tried grep -r ath0 /etc ? -- Neil Bothwick One person's error is another person's data. signature.asc Description: PGP signature

[gentoo-user] help with ebuild

2005-12-31 Thread maxim wexler
Hello everybody, I'd like to write an ebuild for words-1.97, a nifty latin - english translator. In skel.ebuild for LICENSE= what do I put? Are the listings in /usr/portage/licenses all possibilities? Which one do I pick? There doesn't seem to be any direction in the docs for the words program

RE: [gentoo-user] need help with kmail

2006-01-03 Thread Michael Kintzios
, that would put it back. It is strange that this thing is giving you fits. Dale :-) . . . and run devdep-rebuild to hopefully pick up any broken dependencies. -- Regards, Mick -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] PORTDIR_OVERLAY

2006-01-10 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 19:37:43 +0100, Jan Callewaert wrote: Simple give your ebuild a higher version number. Append e.g. r1 or .1 to the version number. Like that, portage will also automatically pick it up. It will anyway, ebuilds in the overlay take precedence over same version ebuilds

Re: [gentoo-user] RAID with mixed drive sizes

2008-08-28 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Thu, 28 Aug 2008 10:11:48 +0100, Stroller wrote: Hard-drives from the scrap pile can be immensely useful, but if you want ease of setup, reliability, redundancy and peace-of-mind then scratch cheap off your list of requirements. As the saying goes Cheap, reliable, fast - pick any two

Re: [gentoo-user] RAID with mixed drive sizes

2008-08-28 Thread Stroller
. As the saying goes Cheap, reliable, fast - pick any two. I did open my message with the words cheap, fast purty - it all depends what you're buying. ;) Stroller.

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE 4.1.2... a winner!

2008-10-05 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 05 Oct 2008 17:30:40 -0500, Dale wrote: I used it the last time I tried KDE4 and it did just as was expected, except is added =cat/pkg-vers, which I changed to ~cat/pkg/vers so I could pick up and fixes. You can tell it not to put versions tho. Yes, but that can be dodgy. I may

Re: [gentoo-user] tools currently available for update of etc files after updates

2008-11-14 Thread Dale
Harry Putnam wrote: I remember discussion of one or more fairly new tools designed to ease the update of etc files following updates. Can anyone say what tools are currently available. dispatch-conf works. May want to try them all and pick the one you like. I like etc-update as far

[gentoo-user] qtiplot

2008-11-24 Thread b.n.
Hi, I have an x86 gentoo system, and I would like to install qtiplot. Unfortunately: - qtiplot 0.8.x requires qwt-4. I have both qwt-4 and qwt-5 installed, and when compilng qtiplot seems to pick invariably the qwt-5. How do I force qtiplot to build with qwt-4 ? - qtiplot 0.9.x requires

Re: [gentoo-user] locale issue to clean up

2008-12-07 Thread Mike Edenfield
Dale wrote: I'm not sure if the -N feature will catch those changes or not. It may even depend on the version of portage you are using too. The newer --newuse will pick up changes to LINGUAS since portage treats that like an expandable variable (like VIDEO_CARDS etc). The other settings

[gentoo-user] software for editing mp3 songs

2009-01-02 Thread Dale
Hi folks, I mentioned in another thread that I recently got me a new cell phone. I would like to know what software a person can use to take a mp3 song and edit it down. You know, pick out the 15 or 20 seconds that you want to use as a ring tone. I found Audacity and a couple others but don't

Re: [gentoo-user] Glsa-Check -f Was [What is the recommended order of maintenance updates?]

2005-04-24 Thread William Kenworthy
Are etcat -v evolution equery l evolution qpkg -i evolution consistent? This sometimes happens on older systems with upgrades that slot, and/or clean properly. glsa-check is a good way to pick this up BillK On Mon, 2005-04-25 at 11:10 +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote: 200501-35 -- William

[gentoo-user] Re: What can I safely delete from /tmp?

2005-04-27 Thread Eamon Caddigan
Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: cd /tmp rm -rf * (be VERRY BLOODY CAREFUL which dir you are in when you type this!) Wouldn't it be wiser to type rm -rf /tmp/* ;-) I'd go with rm -rf /tmp mkdir /tmp, since the above commands won't pick up any dotfiles in the directory. If I

Re: [gentoo-user] evolution 2.2.1.1: Mail and Contacts features showing, others not

2005-05-10 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 10 May 2005 08:43:36 -0400, fire-eyes wrote: Once in a while things like this break other apps, is there some way I can predict these problems, or am I just flying blind? revdep-rebuild -p should pick up this sort of thing, but there's no mechanism to run this automatically. -- Neil

[gentoo-user] which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf?

2007-05-24 Thread Denis
Are these any options in the kernel and in the gcc to optimize for Intel's Core 2 Duo chips? When I set up my gentoo box for the Pentium Processor Extreme Edition (dual core prescott), I just used -march=prescott in make.conf Which -march flag would be the most relevant gcc optimization for

Re: [gentoo-user] which -march flag to pick for Intel Core 2 Duo in make.conf?

2007-05-27 Thread Randy Barlow
Denis wrote: I often need to run Monte Carlo simulations (in C) which involve a lot of array storage and array scanning/searching operations... I wonder what the speed-up would be for those simulations if run under a 64-bit mode. Are there any requirements on how the simulations should be

Re[2]: [gentoo-user] [OT] AppleMac in a Virtual Machine?

2007-07-03 Thread Sergey A. Kobzar
Hi Norberto, Tuesday, July 3, 2007, 3:01:15 PM, you wrote: Mick wrote: I had a look but couldn't find OSX under the OS that run within vmware . . It's not supported, but it runs. Just pick FreeBSD and you're done. http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Vmware_how_to http

[gentoo-user] OT-awsome perl file randomizer

2007-07-14 Thread maxim wexler
, though. Shuffle-tastic? Shuffle-magick? Random-man? Maxim Don't pick lemons. See all the new 2007 cars at Yahoo! Autos. http://autos.yahoo.com/new_cars.html -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] PLEASE HELP!!! Emerge Isssue Now!

2006-05-03 Thread Justin Findlay
On 5/3/06, Christopher E [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Then I did the following command and it did about 10 emerges then it stoped and said it could not resovle and it tryed it on all of the selected mirrors You can either wait for the gentoo mirrors to pick up your package or you can look

Re: [gentoo-user] xmms alternative

2006-11-07 Thread ionut cristian cucu
audacious is a good one!how come? How come nobody mentioned mpd? now that's lite and it has all one could want(based on it's clients): command line interface, gtk, qt u name it as for functionality as well pick a client based on what u want, now mpd with sonata as client consumes less resources

Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo overlays

2007-01-02 Thread Neil Bothwick
/package.mask'? That will cause it to be ignored when the same version reaches portage. One way to pick individual packages from overlays is to copy them to your own overlay. -- Neil Bothwick The Borg assimilated my race all I got was this T shirt. signature.asc Description: PGP signature

[gentoo-user] glsa

2005-07-15 Thread Noah Roberts
How long between when a GLSA is distributed and glsa-check will pick it up? I just got a message from announce that has a GLSA I believe my server will be vulnerable to but glsa-check isn't picking it up. In fact I just did a 'glsa-check -l | grep 200507' and nothing showed up. Does the portage

Re: [gentoo-user] glsa

2005-07-15 Thread Jason Stubbs
On Saturday 16 July 2005 00:56, Noah Roberts wrote: How long between when a GLSA is distributed and glsa-check will pick it up? I just got a message from announce that has a GLSA I believe my server will be vulnerable to but glsa-check isn't picking it up. In fact I just did a 'glsa-check -l

Re: [gentoo-user] glsa

2005-07-15 Thread A. Khattri
On Fri, 15 Jul 2005, Noah Roberts wrote: How long between when a GLSA is distributed and glsa-check will pick it up? I just got a message from announce that has a GLSA I believe my server will be vulnerable to but glsa-check isn't picking it up. In fact I just did a 'glsa-check -l | grep

[gentoo-user] Copying contents /boot from /dev/hdb1 to /dev/hda2

2005-07-27 Thread Richard Watson
Can anyone tell me if it's possible to move (or copy) the complete contents of /boot located on /dev/hdb1 to /dev/hda2. If so would anyone know the correct command so I pick up any hidden files ,etc. -- Thanks, Richard -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge --update - the best version available

2005-08-19 Thread John J. Foster
On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 08:01:42AM -0700, Mark Knecht wrote: Hi, I wonder what the explanation in the emerge man page about the --update option really means. What is meant by, and how does emerge pick, the best version available? Although I'm not totally sure, my reading

Re: [gentoo-user] trying to install faad2-2.0-r7 on my amd64 system

2005-08-22 Thread Tony Davison
On Monday 22 August 2005 05:02, Marianne Taylor wrote: Tony Davison wrote: snip How can I get around this? As root Echo media-libs/faad2 ~am64 /etc/portage/package.keywords emerge faad2 This will (should) pick up the latest testing ebuild from portage. assuming you have synced recently

Re: [gentoo-user] 2006.0 installer quits during partitioning stage (CCISS?)

2006-06-26 Thread Bo Ørsted Andresen
On Monday 26 June 2006 11:21, Maarten wrote: I'm willing to do the install manually, but the 2006 manual sadly does not suggest an alternative to using the installer. The naming suck but it is still there. Just pick the latest version rather than the 2006.0 specific networkless handbook. You

Re: [gentoo-user] Update world message

2006-07-17 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 22:02:06 +0100, Mick wrote: Found it! I had entered: =dev-libs/ilbc-rfc3951-0 ~x86 in my /etc/portage/package.keywords and this package has now been revised to -r1 for unstable. Use ~ instead of =, which will allow revision level upgrades. It also allows you to pick up

Re: [gentoo-user] lp unable to detect parallel printer hp 710c

2006-08-29 Thread Mick
On 29/08/06, Michael [Plouj] Ploujnikov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Strangely, lp prints the same message, then the printer is found by parport. Maybe I should disable PNP in the kernel? PNP seems to pick up the printer alright. What does your CUPS log show? You may need to change its setting

[gentoo-user] Re: package.keywords

2009-06-23 Thread James
Neil Bothwick neil at digimed.co.uk writes: make the app-arch/xz-utils- (SVN) version available. This ebuild doesn't have a valid KEYWORDS line, try something less broken. OK, I tried is because there does not seem to be other dependancies. Pick an example for me, cause nothing I ever

Re: [gentoo-user] Going ~x86?

2009-11-11 Thread Roy Wright
On Nov 11, 2009, at 10:36 AM, Albert Hopkins wrote: So my advice is: pick and branch and stick with your own kind. It's far fewer headaches in the long run. And unstable isn't really unstable, it's untested. There's a difference. Also keep in mind that it's the ebuild that is untested

Re: [gentoo-user] GCC gone bad! Help!

2009-11-19 Thread James Ausmus
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Michael Sullivan msulli1...@gmail.comwrote: snip configure:2138: gcc --version 5 gcc-config: error: could not run/locate 'gcc' There's your problem right there, Vern... ;) Run gcc-config -l Pick the gompuler that looks best (most likely #1), then run gcc

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