Questions tagged [gentoo]

Gentoo is a source-based Linux distribution designed to be automatically optimized and customized according to the user's need.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
26 views

Mounting anything during gentoo installation breaks everything using official live cd

It doesn't matter what I mount. Even mounting tmpfs (with mount -vt tmpfs none /mnt) doesn't work. I'm trying to install Gentoo in a VirtualBox VM, but everything stops working after mounting the the ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

unable to connect to wlan on gentoo

Could've worded that title better but anyways, I recently did a gentoo install, networking worked fine during the livecd stage so my network card is probably supported. Ethernet works with no problem. ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Gentoo - Cannot get internet to work on installation

I am trying out Gentoo for the first time on my PC. It is connected via Ethernet cable. I downloaded the minimal ISO, I booted to the gentoo kernel, then I tried running the ping command to check for ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Xorg freezing during high system load

I have problem with my Gentoo system. Xorg freezes and sound loops when system is under high load. I use Xorg session. Can this problem be caused by the proprietary NVIDIA drivers? If I get rid of ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Gentoo invalid profile

So. Been going at the gentoo install without proper instructions until very recently. After emerge-webrsync stage of the install a message pops up saying "your current profile is invalid". ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Linux sandbox that shows which files have been created/modified

I use Gentoo Linux. I need to find out what the program running under root downloads and where it puts the downloaded files. I would also like to have a sandbox for testing programs from unreliable ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How do you merge files with dispatch-conf?

Sorry for such a simple question, but I can't figure this out for the life of me. Neither DISPATCH-CONF(1) nor wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Dispatch-conf provide any instructions. When running dispatch-conf: ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Is it safe to install packages with multiple instances of emerge running at the same time?

I'm currently installing Gentoo by following the Handbook. I ran emerge -uDN @world after changing USE flags and it's taking hours, but I would like to continue with the next step. Is it fine to ...
0
votes
2answers
52 views

Build not found when using the command “make” in gentoo linux

so I've cloned this github repository https://github.com/xiangzhai/rt5370 It's a drive for my wifi adapter. My problem is that whenever I try to use the "make" command, it returns this error ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

I have a problem with sysklogd on gentoo linux

first picture second picture when I start the system it gives me an error with the sysklogd logs in the first image the error is found and in the second the output of / var / logs (I use profile: ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Linux not resuming from s2ram (X570, Zen3)

I have a fresh install of Gentoo Linux on a MSI X570 Tomahawk, AMD 5900X machine with the latest BIOS (7C84v163). 5.10.27-gentoo-x86_64 kernel fails to resume from Suspend-to-RAM. First, s2ram ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

I need advice on ways to improve my kernel updater script

#!/bin/bash KERNEL_VERSION=$(echo /var/db/pkg/sys-kernel/gentoo-sources* | tr -d -c {0-9.}) cp /usr/src/linux/.config /usr/src/.config-"`date +"%d-%m-%Y"`" cp -avL /usr/src/linux ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Bash script: check wan ip periodically and act if IP is changed

I'm new to Bash and I just don't understand how to write a simple script that will do the following. The script should check what public IP I have, and if IP is changed (in case of ISP1 failure or in ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

How can I run many emerge jobs in paralell?

When I install many packages at once, I use emerge --jobs=8 firefox vim. This will install the packages, but it won't run everything in paralel. For example, it will wait compile rust before compiling ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders

Using Enlightenment on Gentoo in Virtualbox and at startup I'm getting Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders or no OpenGL engines were compiled or installed for ...
0
votes
0answers
181 views

Network is unreachable, destination host unreachable

I give up at this point. I've been at this for hours. I've installed Gentoo onto VirtualBox and somehow, I don't know how, I broke my internet connection, and as it happens to be, I don't have dhcpcd ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Resize /dev/root partition [duplicate]

I'm attempting to install Gentoo through VirtualBox. Well, technically I've already installed it, but I still need a WM. While trying to emerge Xorg , I ran out of space, and so I resized the /dev/...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Replacing Windows with Gentoo on a dual boot

I have a laptop with a Windows/Ubuntu dual boot. I haven't touched Windows since I bought the computer 3 years ago and thought I'd replace it with Gentoo. My understanding from this answer is that I ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

xfce4-terminal; change default browser

No matter what I change, my xfce4-terminal will not use chrome as the browser, and keeps opening firefox windows. tim@MushaV3 ~ $ grep 'html' ~/.config/mimeapps.list text/html=google-chrome.desktop; ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

EFI stub kernel not booting, but black screen

I'm trying to boot a Gentoo Linux with an EFI stub kernel on a Hetzner AX41-NVME server, but it only shows a blank black screen while the server hangs up. Partition table: root@rescue ~ # sgdisk -p /...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

emerge cannot prevent installing as it cannot find the package name

Gentoo emerge cannot find name of package In attempt to prevent the installation of dev-python/setuptools-53.0.0 failed emerge: error: Invalid Atom(s) in --exclude parameter: 'dev-python/setuptools-53....
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Can I use portage (package manager from gentoo) on OpenBSD?

I really like gentoo for it's flexible package manager, but I want something more secure. So, would I have any issues with it ?
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Gentoo VGA arbitration boot stuck

I'm quite new to gentoo. When booting my gentoo operating system it gets stuck on pci 0000:01:00.0: vgaarb: VGA device added: decode=io+mem,owns=io+mem,locks=none my first reflex was that this is a ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Why genkernel decides to only include 4 modules in my initramfs?

The /lib/firmware in my initramfs-5.*.img has only 4 modules: modules/5.10.12-gentoo/kernel/ ├── drivers │   └── net │   ├── macvlan.ko.xz │   └── vxlan.ko.xz └── net ├── ipv4 │   └── ...
2
votes
1answer
241 views

Do I need to update initramfs on every kernel recompilation?

Suppose that: any kernel configuration regarding initramfs (loading external initramfs support and compression) No RAID or lvm used rootfs uses ext4 Is it really necessary to generate a new ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

How can I restart a xorg server via bash script?

I would like to know how can I restart xorg server via simple bash script. I want to learn bash and this script will help my friend with his problem. My friend's issue: He wanted a display manager, ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Can I set up dual boot linux without leaving my main partition?

This might be asked already somewhere but I couldn't seem to figure out how to search exactly what I mean. I want to set up my macbook pro to dual-boot gentoo. Is it possible to set up the gentoo ...
0
votes
0answers
247 views

Pulseeffects cannot conect to system bus?

When I try to start pulseeffects, I get the following output to the command line: (pulseeffects:2137): pulseeffects-WARNING **: 12:50:57.782: sie: rtkit: Failed to connect to system bus: Could not ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Is it possible to maintain user-space package-specific patches with Portage?

For example (not necessarily factual), Gentoo has an ebuild git, which has the default branch name main hardcoded in the source code. Alice, as a user of Gentoo, would like to change it to master ...
5
votes
2answers
580 views

What is the most lightweight way to render graphics Gentoo?

Basically, I am exploring Gentoo, and I would like to be able to perform some kind of graphics rendering (open a jpg, or draw basic shapes, or even set the colors of individual pixels if I have to). I ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

EFI setup for multi-disk system

I want to dual boot my computer. It has an EFI, not a traditional BIOS. It has two drives. I want to install Gentoo Linux on the first NVMe SSD (according to the EFI firmware). I currently have ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Gentoo kvm guest integrations (vmchannel)

I'm trying to get a working VMchannel to my gentoo kvm guest. I enabled the recommended kernel options for gentoo guests. As the channel appears to be a character device, I also enabled Virtio console ...
1
vote
0answers
256 views

Firefox and Xorg without Window Manager

I have been trying to get firefox to work with only X server. For the most part, things have run smoothly, until right now, at the end, I face two seemingly insurmountable obstacles: The dropdown ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

chroot gentoo in usb

So I really tried to extract it but it gives me this error: Command (extracted on usb): tar xpvf stage3-amd64-nomultilib-20201021T14503Z --xattrs-include='*.*' --numeric-owner Output: tar: ./sys/: ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Disable a hotkey in agetty

I use a window manager which heavily relies on the super (windows) key. Now, I've got gentoo (agetty, not X session) running in a VM. Whenever I use the super hotkey on the window manager, agetty (VM) ...
-5
votes
1answer
116 views

how to install gentoo from usb to computer

Ive been recently planning starting for LFS (linux from scratch) and im now stuck installing gentoo
1
vote
1answer
302 views

Running an s6 service on start-up in Artix Linux

I have installed docker on my machine, but I cannot figure out how to make the service run on startup. local/docker-s6 20200907-1 (s6-galaxy) s6 service scripts for docker On Arch Linux with ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

Network interfaces not showing up on fresh Gentoo install

After a fresh Gentoo install, my ifconfig is showing just my loopback. ifconfig -a returns all my interfaces. My lspci -knn shows my wireless card as loaded with ath9k, both the driver and module. ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

GRUB doesn't show all OS's

I am on Arch currently and have Gentoo in a separate partition. grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg (on Arch) returns: Generating grub configuration file ... Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-linux-...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

How to force a package to use a Python version in Gentoo?

I would like to use only one Python3 version for all my packages in a Gentoo system. So I looked for the installed versions and found out that three versions are installed: 3.6, 3.7 and 3.8. I would ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

How to disable boot messages on startup?

I am running Gentoo currently. I don't want to see the boot messages it shows me. My /etc/default/grub has these lines: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="quiet splash" and GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
0
votes
0answers
149 views

Touchpad not working after kernel upgrade

I am on Gentoo currently. I decided today to give the 5.8rc-7 kernel a go. I configured and compiled it. After reboot, however, my touchpad was not working. So I configured and compiled again, this ...
0
votes
1answer
498 views

There are no ebuilds to satisfy

So, I want to install the vimb browser from a Gentoo overlay called 'booboo'. I added the overlay with layman and ran emerge vimb. This is what I get: emerge: there are no ebuilds to satisfy ">...
0
votes
1answer
686 views

How to change the position of Polybar?

So I have Polybar configured in i3 (I am using Gentoo), and I want to change its position from top to left. I have checked its GitHub page and tried looking at other places too, but couldn't find a ...
2
votes
1answer
793 views

Can't change font at all using .Xresources

So I want to change the URxvt font which currently seems to be the X.Org Misc Fixed. I have tried adding the following to .Xresources: URxvt.font: xft:Fira Code:style=Retina:size=13, URxvt.font: xft:...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

Configure Linux Kernel for `snapd`

I am trying to install snapd on gentoo and get the following error: $ sudo emerge snapd Password: * IMPORTANT: 10 news items need reading for repository 'gentoo'. * Use eselect news read to view ...
0
votes
0answers
415 views

How do I switch GPUs with libglvnd?

I bought a laptop that has integrated Intel graphics and a discrete nVidia GPU in the "Optimus"-type setup. The integrated graphics are typically fine, but the laptop's HDMI and DisplayPort ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Create a background daemon to listen for incoming SSH requests

I'm just trying to see if this is possible before I start working on it. Here's the scenario, I want the server to be constantly listening for SSH requests (which I'm sure it already does, I just don'...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

Temporarily disable all kernel logging?

I know it's generally a bad idea to disable all kernel logging and in any other situation I would not be attempting to do this, but for my current applications having a period of time where the kernel ...
1
vote
0answers
133 views

Is it possible to use systemd on Gentoo with hardened/selinux profile?

Or I need to create custom profile which will combine settings from hardened/selinux and systemd profiles? Because I even can't unmask sys-apps/systemd or set USE-flag systemd on some package.

1
2 3 4 5
12