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[gentoo-user] Initramfs or move /usr to /, oh my...
Creating a new thread for this questions since mine got lost in all of the follow-ups... I would really appreciate a meaningful response to this question (maybe I should go ask this on -dev?) - this has the potential to lose me forever as a gentoo ...Message posted on the March 18th, 2012 - 12:50 PM ET
[gentoo-user] davical & thunderbird
Does anyone of you use davical with thunderbird? Especially the carddav part with those sogo-connector/integrator addons? I try to move around 600 adresses in there and it always somehow stalls or shows incorrect numbers. I read the wikipage at ...Message posted on the November 6th, 2012 - 5:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] video display problem
Last night my laptop began having two problems. First, when I paste with middle-click of the mouse into Firefox, there is no output on the screen for about 2-3 seconds. In Libreoffice it takes about 7-8s, and then the mouse cursor doesn't change ...Message posted on the October 31st, 2013 - 8:30 AM ET
[gentoo-user] KWin closed unexpexctedly:(
Hello! I am using Gentoo with kernel-3.11.6 & KDE-4.11.4. It's been a while since I last used Gentoo,but when I login yesterday via KDM,my desktop went blackout emmediately with only mouse cursor(I could still move it) and my conky there.I ...Message posted on the December 5th, 2013 - 3:30 AM ET
[gentoo-user] Python Imaging/Pillow
Hello, i think Gentoo has block the imaging package. Now should use pillow. But the problem is that Openshot need imaging package. How should handle the Problem? Thank you for help & Greetings Silvio gentoomobile siefke # emerge -avuDN ...Message posted on the September 11th, 2013 - 5:40 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Question re: make.conf/profile location change
Hello, Was reviewing older news items and was wondering about this one: "# eselect news read 12 2012-09-09-make.conf-and-make.profile-move Title make.conf and make.profile move Author Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto ...Message posted on the August 11th, 2013 - 12:00 PM ET
[gentoo-user] boot failure using root=LABEL=RAID1root but not LABEL=RAID6root
Hi, I don't think this is likely to be a Gentoo issue but I figured I'd ask here first before going elsewhere. (LKML, linux-raid, elsewhere) Additionally it's not a critical problem at all but rather something I'd like to try and understand and then ...Message posted on the December 31st, 2012 - 12:40 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Pulseaudio shuts off
Hi, sorry for the nebelous subject... The following happened to me. I have installed/configured pulseaudio according to this for a one-person desktop gentoo-system: http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/PulseAudio When starting gwc (which is not in ...Message posted on the December 10th, 2011 - 11:30 AM ET
[gentoo-user] AVCHD on Gentoo
Hello, Background: Well it's time for a new camcorder rig. My old sony (sr42) allowed me to mount the hard drive and copy the files around the net using standard linux commands cp or scp very cool even if not intended. I would then plug the usb ...Message posted on the December 9th, 2011 - 12:10 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Problem with printing
Hi List, I have got a problem with printing. Cups logs are showing "Create-Job successful-ok" and "Send-Document successful-ok" if I print as root and "Create-Job client-error-not-authorized" if I print as a regular ...Message posted on the March 24th, 2012 - 4:00 PM ET
[gentoo-user] What utility do you use to sync user files?
I've been using rsync to sync binary files, shell scripts, my workspace, and random user files under my home directory across multiple machines. I'm using one server as the master copy, which makes daily incremental backups of my files to a ...Message posted on the December 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 PM ET
[gentoo-user] About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM.
Howdy, Well, it appears we got the init thingy working. I'm about ready to move things around since one of my drives is about full and I need a spare to move things around with. I use cp -a to copy things while booted from a USB stick do hicky. ...Message posted on the April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 PM ET
[gentoo-user] How do I determine the processor type?
I have a shiny new System76 laptop with a "3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3720QM Processor (2.60GHz 6MB L3 Cache - 4 Cores plus Hyperthreading)". It comes with Ubuntu, so naturally my first move was to split the Ubuntu partition in half and ...Message posted on the September 14th, 2012 - 7:40 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Internet security.
Someone found this and sent it to me. http://news.yahoo.com/internet-experts-want-security-revamp-nsa-revelations-020838711--sector.html I'm not to concerned about the political aspect of this but do have to wonder what this means when we use ...Message posted on the September 8th, 2013 - 9:40 PM ET