[gentoo-user] [~amd64] Recent spurious error messages from systemd?
For example, during bootup, systemd said that swap.target failed, but in fact swap was working normally when I logged in, and "systemctl status swap.target" showed no error messages. systemd also warned that lvm.service failed, but in ...Message posted on the December 12th, 2013 - 8:30 PM ET
Comparison of free picture/photo editing software
We can’t say it enough: it isn’t necessary to invest in commercial software to successfully edit your photos! In this article we will look at free programs and trial versions which respond to the basic needs of novice, and in some cases, even ...Review published on the November 17th, 2009 - 9:19 AM ET
[PATCH] libata: provide the ability to disable a disk via the params.
This was posted by a user on StackExchange, who has a failing SSD that's soldered directly onto the motherboard of his system. The BIOS does not give any option to disable it at all, so he can't just hide it that way. The old IDE layer had ...Message posted on the December 12th, 2013 - 4:00 AM ET
[gentoo-user] recent trouble with wicd and systemd (non-global ctrl_ifname)
At home I use a wired connection so did notice the following problem until I traveled and tried to connect wirelessly. The problem must have started sometime within the past month. If I have wicd started by systemd, i.e. systemctl enable wicd The ...Message posted on the December 11th, 2013 - 6:00 PM ET
[gentoo-user] new printer : any thoughts ?
My ancient printer's ink cartridge has finally dried up & the mobo in my regular computer accepts only USB. I don't do much printing, but occasionally need a few pages. The local store has an HP Deskjet 2510 on sale this week. Does anyone have ...Message posted on the December 10th, 2013 - 9:10 PM ET
[gentoo-user] trouble with python
I just tried to run python-updater and received several lines like the following Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", line 7, in <module> ImportError: No module named portage It did find 4 files to update ...Message posted on the December 10th, 2013 - 1:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] How to grant a CAP_NET_RAW capability to user?
How do you grant a capability (e.g. CAP_NET_RAW) to a user? I've been googling and have found countless articles and blog posts explaining what each capability is and how to grant capabilities to an executable file. While granting the capability ...Message posted on the December 10th, 2013 - 1:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Routine update wants to install 3 version of Ruby + 50 others
My routine more-or-less weekly update suddenly decided that it needed to install 3 versions of Ruby along with ~50 other ruby-related packages. This caused a bit of a problem, since those versions of Ruby can't coexist: (something to do with tk and ...Message posted on the December 9th, 2013 - 1:40 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Any good way to pick global USE flag alternatives?
Can't come up with a more descriptive title for this one. The issue is this: There are some global USE flags that allow users to pick alternative methods of implementing the same thing. For example, packages that offer a GUI might do so through the ...Message posted on the December 9th, 2013 - 1:40 AM ET
[gentoo-user] Install software using ebuilds on other systems
This is an OpenPGP/MIME signed message (RFC 4880 and 3156) Hi all, I have one question. There is a nice project called gentoo-prefix that allows to install Gentoo in other systems locally. It is really greate, but if one needs to easily install ...Message posted on the December 8th, 2013 - 4:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] NetworkManager stays in inactive mode
Hi, I updated this week and since then I have problem with NetworkManager. It starts, but last message is "WARNING: NetworkManager has started, but is inactive" and the network is not set up :-( networkmanager-0.9.8.8 nm-applet-0.9.8.8 ...Message posted on the December 8th, 2013 - 7:10 AM ET
[gentoo-user] booting with kernel 3.10.17 - services fail to start. Help, please!
Hi, Gentoo! I finally built 3.10.17 a couple of weeks back, and have spent many hours, fruitlessly, trying to get a handle on the following problem. I boot with 3.10.17 and the services fail to start. Everything is fine with 3.8.13. My system is ...Message posted on the December 7th, 2013 - 4:30 PM ET
[gentoo-user] is there a good independent power-manager?
Hi, after the recent stabilization of gnome3 I want to migrate away from the whole gnome-toolchain. Maybe I will migrate to systemd in some months, if everything has settled down but as for now I don't think I gain anything from it. The thing is, ...Message posted on the December 7th, 2013 - 2:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] [systemd] lvm.service running too early?
Just updated my stable amd64 machine to use systemd and all is working okay except for the lvm.service. The lvm.service starts with no errors, but OTOH it finds no physical or logical volumes. I suspect this happens because the drive using lvm2 is ...Message posted on the December 7th, 2013 - 1:50 PM ET