'gentoo' Category

  • Sep
    01
    2010

    pf-kernel, linux kernel fork with new useful features not merged into mainline

    Today I discovered another linux kernel patchset/fork that attempts to bring many features not in mainline together, called pf-kernel. Quoting from its website: “pf-kernel is another Linux kernel fork, that provides you with new useful features, that are not merged into mainline. It’s not based on any existing Linux fork or patchset, but some parts […]

  • Aug
    14
    2010

    luakit – fast, small, webkit based micro-browser extensible by lua

    I’ve added ebuilds in Gentoo’s portage for a new webkit browser called luakit. [I] www-client/luakit Available versions: (~)2010.08.07 (~)2010.08.13 **9999 Homepage: http://www.luakit.org Description: a webkit-gtk based, micro-browser framework in Lua It is a webkit based, low footprint browser written in C and Lua, modeled after awesome wm, my favorite window manager Vim-like bindings, low memory […]

  • Jun
    15
    2010

    nominated for the upcoming Gentoo Council Elections

    I’m a nominee for the upcoming Gentoo Council (thanks Markos :)). To help developers decide if they want to vote for me, I wrote a short manifesto. It follows: swift. decisive. vigilant. for an even better Gentoo! — this year I’ve decided not to write a long, tiresome manifesto. there is no point in making […]

  • May
    23
    2010

    Qt 4.7 beta 1 in qting-edge gentoo overlay

    Qt 4.7 beta 1 is now available in the qting-edge overlay. To install it, add the overlay (using layman or PORTDIR_OVERLAY) and unmask qt-4.7_beta1 by copying or linking the keywords file we provide in your /etc/portage/package.unmask/ folder. ln -s /path/to/qting-edge/Documentation/package.keywords/qt-4.7 /etc/portage/package.unmask/ # IF YOU USE A package.unmask FILE, run the following INSTEAD cat /path/to/qting-edge/Documentation/package.keywords/qt-4.7 >> […]

  • May
    05
    2010

    switching from gnu screen to tmux (updated)

    update #1: upstream accepted my patch, so the next tmux release will provide window-status-alert-{attr,fg,bg} Only difference is the use of alert instead of flagged. It sounds better anyway I’ll adjust my patch on 1.2 as well update #2 [2010/05/17]: uploaded my updated config file, now using ` as my prefix key update #3 [2013/12/07]: a […]

  • May
    04
    2010

    IMAP Spam Begone – remote email spam filtering using spamassassin

    Do you need to filter spam email on your IMAP account, but can’t do it on the email server and your client software (mutt? ;)) won’t provide that capability? meet IMAP Spam Begone a nifty python script that uses spamassassin to remotely mark (and optionally move/delete) spam mail over IMAP. it can also use spam/ham […]

  • May
    03
    2010

    linode.com, my new home

    For the last few days, linuxized.com has been enjoying its new home, a linode.com VPS. Running Gentoo. Of-course A 24/7 remote box had been on my wish-list for some time and my shared-hosting 1-year contract was ending, when I discovered linode.com. They give you a VPS and let you do anything you want with it. […]

  • Feb
    01
    2010

    FOSDEM 2010 :)

    This year’s FOSDEM is just around the corner! (February 6th/7th, Brussels, Belgium) A lot of interesting talks and presentations will take place and I’m pretty sure there’s going to be a lot of beer too! ^_^ Many Gentoo Developers will be there for the whole weekend, including me See you all there

  • Dec
    05
    2009

    uzbl – a terminal for the web – in gentoo :)

    I’ve been using firefox for too long. Its excellent vimperator extension has prevented me from switching to anything else, but it is beginning to show its age. Slow loading times, occasional crashes, horrible JS performance… Meet uzbl. Wordplay for usable. Its developers describe it as web interface tools which adhere to the unix philosophy. I […]

  • Dec
    02
    2009

    kde-testing overlay *renamed* – qt and kde status in gentoo

    Today we renamed kde-testing back to kde in layman. You should remove and add the overlay again: layman -d kde-testing; layman -L; layman -a kde; In other news, Qt 4.6.0 final was released by Nokia yesterday. You’ll find ebuilds in portage’s ~testing. If you’re using stable and want to try it out, make sure you […]

 
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