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VLC on Gentoo and no subtitles

The VLC media player is both – hated and loved. I tend to like it because it plays a lot of different formats and broken files pretty well in my experience. 188 more words


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back home after just over two weeks visiting the falkland islands and atacama in chile.  two very fascinating places, very different but sharing a common geography – very sparse landscapes.  251 more words


Installed Pantheon on Gentoo

I was reading randomly about Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) and suddenly remembered elementary OS and how neat it looked. It’s almost like Mac and puts lot of emphasis on HIG that lead to faster and efficient apps, positive user exp etc. 207 more words

pikkewynn reblogged this on pikkewynn and commented:

A viable option I shall look into myself when I finally install Gentoo, and this may also solve an issue any of you may have when installing Pantheon. (bonus!) I shall soon be writing about different desktop environments, their features, pros and cons. Pantheon will be included in the list. Stay tuned!

Gentoo support for EDK2

On the EDK2-devel mailing list, Stéphane Veyret just announced Gentoo Linux for EDK2, including rEFInd application support. Excerpt:

I made a Gentoo ebuild for EDK2. This ebuild transforms a little bit the installation in order to be able to use the product as is generally used a library in Linux. 32 more words

3.8+ kernel for Pogoplug

TL;DR attach dtb file to kernel and boot

I’m running gentoo on a Pogplug E02 and had some difficulties with kernels after 3.7. These kernels use a new infrastructure called device trees to tailor the kernel to new hardware. 145 more words


HPLIP 3.15.7 Problem

Nach dem ich die Hewlett Packard Drucker Treiber, HPLIP auf die Version 3.15.7 upgedated hatte, druckte mein HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw nicht mehr. Nach längerer Recherche habe ich herausgefunden, dass es sich dabei um ein Problem in HPLIP selbst handelt. 39 more words


ZFS-root on LUKS

TL;DR ZFS as a root device on top of LUKS

I encrypt my devices. This saves hours of changing passwords in case a hard disk is lost. 991 more words