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Questions tagged [emerge]

emerge is the definitive command-line interface to the Portage system. It is primarily used for installing packages, and can automatically handle any dependencies that the desired package has. There are at least three distributions which widely use this tool: Calculate, Funtoo and Gentoo Linux.

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Can't install dev-util/meson-0.49.2::gentoo, with emerge, can't install any other package from the list

I am installing gentoo and now I am installing the packages with: (chroot)ubuntu /boot # emerge --ask --newuse --deep --verbose sys-boot/grub:2 os- prober and dev-util/meson-0.49.2::gentoo ...
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Gentoo is missing X bitmapped fonts Helvetica, Times, Georgia

I'm installing Gentoo for the first time and I've noticed that all bitmapped X fonts except Misc are missing. For instance, I type xlsfonts | grep -i helvetica and it is not there, nor is times, ...
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Gentoo Linux - “emake” failed: No rule to make target '3'. Stop

I am trying to install Gentoo, where, according to the Handbook, says to update the world set. I get this (truncated for character limit): pqueue.h => ../../include/openssl/pqueue.h make[2]: ...
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Having Troubles Installing Ninja on Gentoo

I am trying to install ninja (as a prequisite for YouCompleteMe for vim) and I get error. Here is the summary of my =dev-util/ninja-1.8.2::gentoo Portage 2.3.31 (python 3.5.5-final-0, default/...
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emerge /etc/portage/make.profile is not a symlink during Gentoo installation?

I cannot run emerge-webrsync because it says that snapshots are not found. Nor can I execute mirrorselect, since I get command not found. Finally, I tried to run: $ emerge --ask app-portage/...
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emerge install package with flag which not in ruby_targets

$ emerge --info | grep ruby ..... RUBY_TARGETS="ruby23" ...... And I run emerge with --newuse and --deep, it will ask me to add use flag with ruby22. These packages are not in @system. These ...
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Dependency conflict while upgrading Gentoo

When I tried to upgrade my Gentoo system, I had got following errors: WARNING: One or more updates/rebuilds have been skipped due to a dependency conflict: sys-libs/zlib:0 (sys-libs/zlib-1.2.11-...
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Failed to emerge dev-libs/boost-1.63.0 (incompatible properties)

I am trying to install gentoo (genkernel) and I have boost as dependency. I got this error in log file: What is the problem? b2 --user-config=/var/tmp/portage/dev-libs/boost-1.63.0/work/...
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Why /etc/portage/package.use lines do not work installing Openshot?

On Funtoo Linux I has no sense how to solve requirements. I added lines but again and again I cannot run openshot installation # tail -n 5 /etc/portage/package.use >=x11-libs/libXcursor-1.1.14 ...
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Failed to emerge app-emulation/wine-2.3

I have got a following error while upgrading Gentoo: make[1]: Leaving directory '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/wine-2.3/work/wine-2.3-abi_x86_32.x86/tools/winedump' x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc -m32 -c -...
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Failed to emerge dev-libs/boost-1.65.0

I've got a following error while installing dev-libs/boost-1.65.0: >>> Install boost-1.65.0 into /var/tmp/portage/dev-libs/boost-1.65.0/image/ category dev-libs * abi_x86_64.amd64: running ...
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Failed to emerge net-fs/samba-4.7.0-r1

I'm trying to update Gentoo to unstable. I executed emerge @preserved-rebuild because virtualbox-guest-additions install fails. emerge @preserved-rebuild stopped and threw error while Samba compiling. ...
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Gentoo failed to emerge sys-devel/prelink-20130503

I'm trying to install app-emulation/wine Gentoo package using command: sudo WINE_COMMIT="wine-2.0-rc5" STAGING_COMMIT="v2.0-rc5" emerge -av '=app-emulation/wine-9999' but compilation of sys-devel/...
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Funtoo: define for emerge to use certain version in futher world update

Funtoo has no libxklavier-5.4 that is required by latest xfc4-xkb-plugin-0.8.1 # emerge xfce4-xkb-plugin Calculating dependencies... done! emerge: there are no ebuilds to satisfy ">=x11-libs/...
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How to work around a error in an eclass file located in a Gentoo overlay?

(cross-posting from the Gentoo forum) I try editing the .eclass file in order to correct the error, but it seems my edits are being defeated by a cache somewhere. The initial error occurs when I run ...
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How do you print a list of all upgradeable packages in Gentoo

doing emerge -avuDN --with-bdeps y --keep-going @world takes a whole lot of time and often fails. Is there a way to print a list of all upgrade-able packages in a Gentoo system?
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When Gentoo emerge world fails, it starts again from the beginning. Why?

I've been using gentoo for about 10 years. I love the distro. But there is some thing that's been really needling me, and i've never got to the bottom of it, so I thought it might be worth asking in ...
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Gentoo: cannot install sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-4.4.6, no error message

I am trying to install Gentoo on an old laptop following the online handbook. I got as far as installing the kernel sources (see here): the installation with emerge --ask sys-kernel/gentoo-sources ...
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How to install custom source from git using my package manager in Gentoo?

I would like to install custom source from a git repository, but using my package manager (emerge for portage). Background I have installed Gentoo using EFI using Sakaki's tutorial, so I have ...
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Manual emerge package zlib

How can I install/emerge a package manual in gentoo? I cannot download this package (ZLIB), because it gets blocked by our IT-Firewall (invalid decompression table). They scan each http/ftp request ...
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emerge scheduled 2 versions of the same package (dev-lang/perl-5.20 vs. perl-5.22) to build - causing conflicts

I'm trying to update all my packages, so I ran: emerge -aUDU --with-bdeps=y --verbose-conflicts @world and I found a few package conflicts. Interestingly enough though, is that it has scheduled two ...
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How do I get Portage to always select to install and upgrade to the latest available version of selected software?

I would like to get Portage to always install the latest available version of selected software (i.e., software specified when running emerge, along with all relevant dependencies that also need to be ...
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An issue that use Emerge to install package

I'm not too much experienced within Gentoo portage, When I tried to install Nodejs # emerge --ask monit nginx nodejs into my gentoo and i get an error message like: [ebuild N ] net-libs/...
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Gentoo won't update Chromium due to conflict with libxml, icu USE flag is globally set on make.conf, qt-webkit is not part of the conflict

I am running Gentoo Hardened using kernel version 4.1.7-hardened-r1. When I first set up my system I was able to emerge Chromium without a hitch. However, I recently issued emerge --sync followed by a ...
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How do I apply multiple profiles at once on Gentoo?

I am installing KDE on a Gentoo Linux Hardened system. The official Gentoo wiki says the recommended way is to apply the KDE desktop profile, issue emerge -NDu --with-bdeps=y @world, and then install ...
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Fatal mistake: Uninstalled sys-devel/binutils - emerge don't work anymore

I cleaned up my system 3 weeks ago and made a fatal mistake. Well, I don't really know why, but I uninstalled sys-devel/binutils. After I recognized the mistake I tried re-emerge, but it doesn't work....
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How to download nouveau source in selected directory with Portage?

I would like to download Nouveau source code. There is an x11-drivers/xf86-video-nouveau ebuild, but I don't want to install it(downloading is okay though). Let's say that I want to install it into ~/...
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How to stop emerge showing “unnecessary” blockages

I am usually updating my ~amd64 Gentoo system using emerge -avNuD --backtrack=100 @world. I do however often get the following type of blockages. sys-libs/ncurses:5 (sys-libs/ncurses-6.0:5/6::...
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Can't install MySQL client libraries on Gentoo

I'm new in Gentoo. I'm trying get the mysql2 gem installed. But it's stuck. I found out that I need MySQL client libraries. I tried: emerge dev-db/mysql:minimal * IMPORTANT: 2 news items need ...
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Using package.env for phase hooks

Following this answer I've set up a simple file /etc/portage/env/echo.conf: post_pkg_postinst() { echo "updating $P to $PV" } with the line sys-apps/util-linux echo.conf in /etc/portage/...
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What does “WHIRLPOOL size ;-)” mean?

Often when installing or upgrading packages the following appears in the log: * ….tar.gz SHA256 SHA512 WHIRLPOOL size ;-) ... What does this mean and what does the emoticon signify? ;-)
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Python now thinks arguments are files: Broken emerge, pip, livestreamer and most tools using Python

For these commands (in both bash and fish): sudo emerge eix emerge eix I get this error: usage: emerge [-h] [--version] [input [input ...]] emerge: error: argument input: can't open 'eix': [Errno 2]...
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Why does Chromium use so much disk space on Gentoo Linux?

I have chosen Gentoo for my Linux distribution. I installed it in VirtualBox for practice purposes only, so I just gave it 10GB of disk space. Yesterday when I tried to emerge the Chromium package, it ...
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Gentoo CPU_FLAGS_X86 doesn't work

I havn't updated my system for few months and found i have to add new option to my make.conf. Ok, so now i have CPU_FLAGS_X86="aes avx avx2 fma3 mmx mmxext popcnt sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3" ...
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Flag change log in gentoo

I was wondering if there is any tool that shows changed flags of recently emerged packages? I missed to use --ask -v while using emerge and I lost the verbose details. I have checked the /var/log/...
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Installl a specific version of a portage overlay package

I need to install an older version of x11-libs/bamf package , as you can see below there are different versions available I want to install 0.5.0[2], but it always go to 9999 version using "emerge ...
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How to remove set from portage

I was dealing with a lot of blocks of Qt5. [blocks B ] <dev-qt/qtgui-4.8.6:4 ("<dev-qt/qtgui-4.8.6:4" is blocking dev-qt/qtchooser-0_p20150102) [blocks B ] <dev-qt/qtsql-4.8.6:4 ("...
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Packages to rebuild after upgrading gcc on gentoo systems

Which packages should be rebuilt after upgrading gcc on a gentoo system? Is it sufficient to run # emerge -a --oneshot `equery depends gcc |awk '{print " ="$1}'` as suggested similar for perl in ...
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How to summarize error messages of an emerge run?

An update on a gentoo system with # emerge --update --newuse --deep --keep-going @world creates lots of text on the console. Error messages and warnings appear between less important informative ...
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Forwardticks in example command in `man emerge`: local misconfiguration or typo?

In Manpage of EMERGE it is stated: To find files that need to be updated in /etc, type find /etc -iname ´._cfg????_´* Taking a closer look at it (copy-pasted from terminal -- not from the online ...
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Portage on Gentoo how to view available software versions?

I would like to install program foo using emerge on a Gentoo system; so I simply use emerge foo to install and portage selects the most current version of that software that's in its repository. If I ...
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How to avoid emerge recalculating dependencies after adding required keywords/uses?

While emerge --autounmask-writes followed by a etc-update basically automates adding additional keywords and use flags, running emerge afterwards (without any other modifications) will again calculate ...
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Emerge on Gentoo fails with “Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been pulled … in”. How can I resolve this?

I'm trying to install Google Chrome on my recent Gentoo box. But emerge is throwing some errors that are way over my head. I genuinely don't know what the problem even is. !!! Multiple package ...
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What does the (-) in 'abi_x86_32(-)' signify in an ebuild?

In the process of updating my Gentoo system, I've run into something I don't understand. Wine is requesting app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-soundlibs, which in turn requests >=media-plugins/alsaequal-...
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Is it safe to `emerge -uavDN @world` while working?

In a related question, a few answers ("Yes", "...no problem", "typically... no problem") verify that it is safe to perform emerge -uavDN @world while working. Is it really so (for Funtoo/Gentoo)?
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How to differ between build-dependencies and usage-dependencies?

Some dependencies of packages are only required for compilation, while others are required for actual usage. As an example, I happen to know net-misc/unison does require dev-lang/ocaml only for ...
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econf fails when installing pth

I'm just starting out with Gentoo and I'm getting a bit stuck installing programs with Portage. It's wonderful and automatic except when it isn't. Many of the programs I try to install (git, gedit, ...
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Using ABI_X86 in Gentoo

For one reason or another (I've been busy, I guess), it's been months since I've updated my Gentoo system. And, as you can imagine, this means there's a lot of packages (and USE changes) I need to go ...
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Is there a way to prevent emerge --sync from deleting files from the portage tree?

Although PORTAGE_RSYNC_OPTS, a make.conf option, allows one to change the rsync options but removing --delete from it causes emerge to fail. I think with it remarking about missing md5-cache entries ...
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Gentoo how to compile LVM statically linked?

A Gentoo install still in the livecd stage (unable to boot so far) fails to emerge LVM statically. I need a statically compiled lvm in order to use it in my initrd. My make.conf: CFLAGS="-O2 -march=...