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Questions tagged [gentoo]

Gentoo is a free and open source Linux and FreeBSD distribution that uses the Portage package management system.

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gentoo - Disable parallel build for llvm

I have Gentoo installed on computer with relatively small amount of RAM (1 GB). When I install llvm (emerge -a llvm), the computer always goes out of memory. All 4 cc1plus processes are using about 25 ...
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Use Xorg autoconfig to dynamically apply settings depending on monitor?

The setup is as follows: a common Gentoo linux based system image (has to be shared between all) 1 out of 3 different touch based input devices 1 out of 3 different monitors There is always only one ...
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OpenRC How to delay service startup?

I tried looking for a way to delay a service in startup because it slows down starting. I want to delay Dhcpc startup, because its probing IP too long. So I want to delay it after logging in, but I ...
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How do I set a random background image in LightDM GTK Greeter (Gentoo)?

It seems that LightDM's GTK greeter doesn't support choosing a random image from a folder. Does any one know of a way to achieve this without resorting to the webkit greeter?
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which gentoo subsystem is creating a useless route on a wwan interface? and how do I stop it?

I have a Huawei webConnect Jet USB stick that lets me connect to the internet via cellular data connection. After a recent software upgrade the device now creates a useless default route on the wwan ...
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Suspend Gentoo on external USB drive changes drive name in /dev

I have Gentoo on external USB 2.0 drive on sdb. Drive has lot of partitions, one is mounted on /. When I run pm-suspend, sdb drive and its partitions are renamed to sdc (sdb disappears). After I ...
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Force en-masse powerwash for 1500 chromebooks?

My friend refurbishes pcs, buys trucks of them from companies and reinstalls Windows, updates, etc to get them resold.I am more a linux guy than he is so he asked me if I knew a way to force the ...
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Dual boot Gentoo and ArchLinux using grub

I am trying to experiment with Gentoo, so I resized my ArchLinux Partition to free up some space. I installed Gentoo on the following partition schema: Model: ATA ST3500411SV (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: ...
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How to configure grub.cfg to decrypt root partition?

I'm using common "pattern" well known as LVM on LUKS. I have /dev/sda1 which is used for /boot and /dev/sda2 which is dm-crypted partition (default aes-sha512-xts). There are two lvm partitions: one ...
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Gentoo fstab issues and commented out

I'm installing Gentoo by following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mD6aAG7DNA I'm at 17:20 but his fstab file looks severly different than mine. Does anyone know how I can fix it? I ...
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Dual Boot Linux Mint and Gentoo

To start off I'm not too good at this, I have minor/intermediate experience with Linux. I have Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon and wanted to dual boot with Gentoo (latest version, amd64, hybrid iso). I ...
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Installing a Linux kernel in the UEFI BIOS of the Xiaomi Mi Air 13

My post is about the UEFI BIOS of the Xiaomi Mi Air 13. It is a very interesting laptop, light and tough. His BIOS seems an InsydeH20 One, and I can't clear Secure Boot keys. I'm in the process to ...
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Where to report issues about “genkernel all” not selecting reasonable defaults?

genkernel states that bugs ought not to be reported against genkernel after a failure like drivers/scsi/aha1542.c: In function ‘aha1542_interrupt’: drivers/scsi/aha1542.c:306:3: error: implicit ...
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Why does emerging fail?

Running emerge sys-kernel/gentoo-sources fails due to Failed to install sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-4.9.16, but both the command output and the mentioned log file don't contain any information afaik: # ...
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Gentoo, reconfigure network after changing network interface name from eno1 to sit0, fresh install

I'he just install Gentoo. After boot I recognized that I don't have an internet connection. Using ls -l /sys/class/net I've found that eno1 was changed to sit0 How to reconfigure network after ...
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Can't install Pentoo on a logical Ext partition

I'm trying to install Pentoo which is simply based on Gentoo, but I already have Windows 10 installed on my 1st three primary partitions, so I made an extented partition (sda4) and 2 others logicals ...
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How do enable Alt-F2 to switch consoles?

I recently installed gentoo on a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 laptop. I have it dual booting windows and gentoo. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to switch virtual consoles using AltF2. It seems to ...
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Gentoo installation and DHCP issues

I am trying to install Gentoo from the minimal install disc on my old 32-bit Lenovo T60 laptop. After getting past the initial install screen to the minimal install CD shell I got a DHCP error and was ...
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Gentoo: how to install binutils from binary package (because I accidentally deleted it)

I accidentally deleted my binutils and tried to install it as a binary package. However, emerge is always complaining that there is no package by that name. I downloaded the packages from here and ...
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How to chroot Arch from a Gentoo live cd?

I have a laptop with 2 OS partitions: 1 for Windows 10, 1 for Arch Linux. The bootloader is the Windows one, so I cannot start Arch. Now my Windows suddenly broke, so my laptop cannot startup normally ...
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MATLAB crashing system (gentoo linux)

First let me preface this by stating that I'm pretty new to MATLAB and Linux, perhaps I'm missing something obvious, if that's the case please be patient with me. I've been asked to help with a ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 clock won't sync after reboot

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Gentoo and the clock doesn't sync with NTP after a reboot. Once the system comes up again it restores the last recorded time from swclock. I have to start the ntp-...
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How to fix what emerge is complaining about?

I have a Gentoo 13 system built from sources following the handbook. Its in the default/linux/amd64/13.0 configuration. I use the system to test other software on the platform. Software testing is the ...
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Chromium MIDI setup on Linux

I'm currently trying to work out how MIDI is supposed to work in Chromium on Linux. I'm on Gentoo. I've got Chromium 52.0.2743.60 installed. The midi access object obtained from navigator....
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Broken fonts on Gentoo

I'm running Gentoo with KDE and the infinality patchset. For the most part, the interface looks just fine. However, in some of the applications the font for Latin characters is ugly. This is a ...
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Gnome install on gentoo: “gnome-session not found”

I am trying to install gentoo on an old desktop I have. I have not used gentoo before, and have run into some problems getting gnome to work Following the gnome install guide on the wiki (https://...
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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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Linux SystemRescueCD, eth1 works but not eth0

Got a RHEL system that I'm trying to troubleshoot. I used the Linux SystemRescueCD (Gentoo Linux). When I boot, I choose option 1 ("default boot options"). If I boot and just configure eth1, I can ...
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Linux locale - how to disable smart quotes?

On my Gentoo system, find . -regextype help outputs find: Unknown regular expression type ‘help’; valid types are ‘findutils-default’, ‘awk’, ‘egrep’, ‘ed’, ‘emacs’, ‘gnu-awk’, ‘grep’, ‘posix-awk’, ‘...
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Installing gentoo with systemd

I'm trying to get my gentoo install to boot with systemd enabled, I've been using systemd on Arch and Fedora for a few years at this point and I followed the handbook and the systemd page on the wiki, ...
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How to install OS on a machine without a display?

I bought a new Intel NUC recently and plan to install Gentoo on it. I don't have a monitor and I only wish to use the NUC as server. I have these on my hand, Internet, and LAN A Mac that runs OS X (...
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Disable RAID in custom kernel?

I need a Gentoo 13 machine to test some software on the platform. I'm not a Gentoo regular, so I'm suffering their procedures. I noticed the kernel spends a couple of seconds booting due to RAID ...
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grub2-install: error: /boot/efi doesn't look like an EFI partition on a fresh Gentoo install

I need a Gentoo 13 machine to test some software on the platform. I'm not a Gentoo regular, so I'm suffering their install procedures. I'm at Configuring the bootloader | Installing GRUB2, and it ...
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Generate manifest for distfiles, when writing ebuilds for Portage

I tried to install leiningen from the rebel overlay, however it has a not matching manifest for lein-pkg. So I put it into a local overlay to fix it. Question: How can I generate manifest for ...
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How to pass CONFIG_BUILD_DOCSRC=n to genkernel?

I need a Gentoo 13 machine to test some software on the platform. I'm not a Gentoo regular, so I'm suffering their install procedures. I'm at Configuring the Linux kernel, and it failed with: (chroot)...
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Resuming from suspend does not work in Linux running on Dell Inspiron 1018

UPD: I have tried to suspend from live Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE. The symptoms were exactly the same: the system did not wake up. I am running $ uname -a Linux inspiron 4.1.15-gentoo-r1 #2 SMP Thu Feb 11 ...
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How do i prevent lilo from doing a disk scan?

I have gentoo installed using root on LVM on RAID5. I made a mistake when I set up lilo but the initrd created by genkernel caught it and allowed me to type in the correct root partition. I have ...
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Why does Portage complain for lack of a `portage` Python module?

I'm currently trying to get a Gentoo Prefix set up. I grabbed the bootstrap script and ran it, and it got partway through stage three and finished installing the kernel headers before Portage broke. ...
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Is it a good idea to use git for configuration file version controlling?

I use Gentoo Linux and it has rather complex configuration. My question is it wise to use git for version controlling my config files? I have some git repos in my home, my guess if I put /home/** to ...
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How do I get Portage to download a package, and do nothing more?

After having some trouble connecting to a TLS server and then noticing that app-misc/ca-certificates is a year and four months behind, I got curious as to what's changed since 20140927.3.17.2. I ...
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How do I mount as a read-write filesystem and not read-only?

I'm trying to install Gentoo in a virtual machine. I ran into this problem and began researching what the answer might be. The file system is read only. I can't mount it as read-write. I'd rather ...
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How to change password for Gentoo LiveCD in 2015?

I have a LiveCD from Gentoo. Gentoo still does not offer an installation option, so I planned on working from the ISO image and saving VM state after configuring the VM. To configure the VM, I need ...
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Cannot connect Motorola S11 Flex-HD bluetooth headset with laptop

I have laptop with usb bluetooth device, phone with built-in bluetooth and new bluetooth headset called: "Motorola S11 Flex-HD". My Linux distribution is: "Funtoo Linux" (Gentoo Linux based). I have ...
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VLC Not able to detect/choose default audio device output

I'm on a clean Funtoo install and after setting up ALSA i've just tried to play some movies through VLC but it doesn't seem to be able to detect/choose the default output audio device. If i go to ...
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Emerging package from overlay

I'm using gentoo, and I've been trying to emerge leksah package from haskell overlay: root # layman -a haskell root # layman -s haskell root # emerge -av app-editors/leksah However emerge keeps ...
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Correct OpenGL version on a notebook with two AMD GPUs

I'm using Gentoo on a notebook with two AMD GPUs: an integrated and a discrete card. Here's what lspci is returning: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Gentoo Prefix project: where is bootstrap-bash.sh?

How do I install Gentoo Prefix? I see a reference to bootstrap-bash.sh but cannot find it anywhere. Please help.
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Qlogic qla2xxx fibre channel HBA not displayed by targetcli

I'm experimenting with FC with a view to setting up a SAN but appear to be stuck at the first hurdle - I can't seem to get targetcli to give me the option of using my qla2xxx card as a target. I've ...
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How to change from passphrase to encrypted key file in debian using luks?

I have four partitions plus /boot, each one with a different passphrase. I would like to manage unlock of all partitions with a single passphrase that decrypts the gpg.key file on the boot partition. ...
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What does this bash script?

In theory, this snippet from pentoo-installer finds all partitions on the selected disc, but it doesn't find my sda1 partition, so I would love to understand it and modify so it does. findpartitions()...