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[mini] My first ebuild

“Ebuilds are not evil” – Larry, the Cow

From now on, this will be my overlay repository: https://github.com/thiagowfx/overlay

I might change its name in the future, however it will probably remain on GitHub. 57 more words

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Setting up the Realtek's card reader driver for Linux (Gentoo)

First time as I looked at my build-in into my laptop card reader to configure sdcard for the raspberry pi, it turned out that it was not working out of the box. 463 more words


ghc 7.8.3 and rare architectures

After some initially positive experience with ghc-7.8-rc1 I’ve decided to upstream most of gentoo fixes.

On rare arches ghc-7.8.3 behaves a bit bad:

  • ia64 build stopped being able to link itself after…
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my very own Gentoo UEFI live stick

After buying the MS Surface Pro 2 my first thought was: “Let’s get some real OS on this thing and actually start working”. The SP2 is not as locked down as your generic Android or iOS tablet because it is technically a normal PC just as any other notebook. 2,522 more words


How to figure out PID of a given binary name?

Hey guys,

How to know what PID is of a given program name? Well, you can use the most well known (maybe) command  “ps -e… 81 more words