‘Gentoo’ Archive

Creating Fedora chroots on Debian, Gentoo, … easily 2017-02-18 No Comments

Hi! Just a quick tip on how to easily create a Fedora chroot environment from (even a non-Fedora) Linux distribution. I am going to show the process on Debian stretch but it’s not be much different elsewhere. Since I am going to leverage pip/PyPI, I need it available — that and a few non-Python widespread […]

Gimp 2.9.4 now in Gentoo 2016-07-18 No Comments

Hi there! Just a quick heads up that Gimp 2.9.4 is now available in Gentoo. Upstream has an article on what’s new with Gimp 2.9.4: GIMP 2.9.4 Released

Uses Gentoo: PS4 Linux demo by fail0verflow at 32c3 2016-01-05 No Comments

Demo start: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A7V3GLWF6U&feature=youtu.be&t=37s Where “OpenRC 0.19.1 is starting up Gentoo Linux (x86_64)” scrolls into display: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A7V3GLWF6U&feature=youtu.be&t=1m21s

Keeping Gentoo systems up-to-date / update notification 2015-10-05 1 Comment

Hi! Frequent updates are important, especially with Gentoo. You probably have seen conflicts that filled several screens and were not trivial to resolve. With frequent updates, handling conflicts becomes a lot easier. Frequent updates also gets you security fixes earlier. I would have done it from the beginning, if something would have reminded me to […]

gentoo.de relaunched 2015-06-08 No Comments

Hi! Two months ago, the gentoo.org website redesign was announced. For a few hours now, gentoo.de is following. The similarities in look are not by coincidence: Both design were done by Alex Legler. The new website is based on Jekyll rather than GuideXML previously. Any bugs you find on the website can be reported on […]

(German) Fwd: Gentoo-Workshop Samstag 01.08.2015 Troisdorf (nahe Köln/Bonn) 2015-05-23 No Comments

Hallo! Die Troisdorfer Linux User Group (kurz TroLUG) veranstaltet am Samstag den 01.08.2015 in Troisdorf nahe Köln/Bonn einen Gentoo-Workshop, der sich an fortgeschrittene User richtet. Mehr Details, die genaue Adresse und der Ablauf finden sich auf der entsprechenden Seite der TroLUG. Grüße,   Sebastian

(German) Gentoo auf den Chemnitzer Linux-Tagen 2015 2015-03-15 1 Comment

Wir unterbrechen für eine kurze Durchsage: Gentoo Linux ist bei den Chemnitzer Linux-Tagen am Samstag 21. und Sonntag 22. März 2015 mit einem Stand vertreten. https://chemnitzer.linux-tage.de/2015/de Es gibt unter anderem Gentoo-T-Shirts, Lanyards und Buttons zum selbst kompilieren.

SSLV3_ALERT_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE from dev-libs/openssl[bindist] 2015-02-21 1 Comment

Hi! On a rather young Gentoo setup of mine I ran into SSLV3_ALERT_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE from rss2email. Plain Python showed it, too: # python -c “import urllib2; \ urllib2.urlopen(‘https://twitrss.me/twitter_user_to_rss/?user=…’)” \ |& tail -n 1 urllib2.URLError: <urlopen error [SSL: SSLV3_ALERT_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE] \ sslv3 alert handshake failure (_ssl.c:581)> On other machines this yields urllib2.HTTPError: HTTP Error 403: Forbidden instead. It […]

Switching to Grub2 on Gentoo 2015-01-31 5 Comments

Hi! There seem to be quite a number of people being “afraid” of Grub2, because of the “no single file” approach. From more people, I hear about sticking to Grub legacy or moving to syslinux, rather than upgrading to Grub2. I used to be one of those not too long ago: I’ve been sticking to […]

Tool to preview Grub2 themes easily (using KVM) 2015-01-12 1 Comment

The short version: To preview a Grub2 theme live does not have to be hard. Hi! When I first wrote about a (potentially to lengthy) way to make a Grub2 theming playground in 2012, I was hoping that people would start throwing Gentoo Grub2 themes around so that it would become harder picking one rather […]