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Is as simple as # eclean-dist -d will clean all distfiles wihc are older than currently installed. Eclean comes from package app-portage/gentoolkit and has couple other nice options -> read man.

Nov 30th, 2011 | Filed under gentoo

Getting tired of using ftp to sync some resources. Clicking connect is very tiresome so.. emerge devfs2 -av groupadd -r davfs2 useradd davfs2 -g davfs2 If your webdav resource is secured edit /etc/davfs2/secrets and add simple line http://yourresurce/path user pass These are credentials to remote webdav. Try to mount drive from cmdline mount.davfs http://http://yourresurce/path /mnt/webdav/path […]

Sep 27th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo

New version of portage adds support for licence acceptance for specific packages. sun-jdk requires now acceptance of dlj licence (in /usr/portage/licenses) If you do not want to get into more details simply add ACCEPT_LICENSE=”dlj-1.1″ to your /etc/make.conf You can also set this to ACCEPT_LICENSE=”*” but you won’t receive and error during installation of  licensed software.

Jan 27th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Have you read news that gentoo developers have sent you? eselect news read 2009-04-06-x_server-1_5 xorg-server 1.5 now have option to use hal to configure devices (in future xorg.conf will be not needed atall) and by default looks for configuration options for devices in /etc/hal/ You can: 1. Disable new feature be adding Option “AutoAddDevices” “false” […]

Apr 8th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

Two weeks ago I decided to upgrade to kde 4.2. Everything went fine.. well almost… I managed to login to new kde once and later made some mess (btw. new kde looks very nice). I didn’t use any upgrade guide and for some reason I was unable to log in through KDM (but loging using […]

Mar 28th, 2009 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Reading Portage settings .. Building database (/var/cache/eix) .. [0] “gentoo” /usr/portage/ (cache: metadata-flat) Reading 50%terminate called after throwing an instance of ‘std::out_of_range’ what(): basic_string::compare This is a bug in eix which has already been fixed in 0.13.5 version. So all you have to do is to update to that version (it’s still masked). ACCEPT_KEYWORDS=”~x86″ emerge […]

Sep 21st, 2008 | Filed under problems

ImportError: No module named java_config_2 * Unable to determine VM for building from dependencies: NV_DEPEND: tcl? ( >=dev-lang/tcl-8.4 ) java? ( >=virtual/jdk-1.4 ) >=sys-devel/binutils-2.16.1  test? ( >=dev-lang/tcl-8.4 ) java? ( >=dev-java/java-config-2.0.33-r1 >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7 ) =sys-devel/automake-1.10* >=sys-devel/autoconf-2.61 sys-devel/libtool Try to run python-updater command and reemerge java-config

Sep 21st, 2008 | Filed under gentoo

If you receive error similar to this one (in this case during mysql installation): * ERROR: dev-db/mysql-5.0.60-r1 failed. * Call stack: *               ebuild.sh, line   49:  Called pkg_setup *               ebuild.sh, line 1244:  Called mysql_pkg_setup *            mysql.eclass, line  481:  Called die * The specific snippet of code: *      [[ “${HOSTNAME}” == “localhost” ]] && die “Your machine […]

Sep 21st, 2008 | Filed under gentoo

After some updates my vmware refused to start with following error: Attempt to remove filter function 0xb5d98500 user data 0x83d1f80, but no such filter has been added D-Bus not built with -rdynamic so unable to print a backtrace Sollution: Try reemerge hal and make sure it is started.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Filed under gentoo
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