'gentoo' Category

  • Nov
    19
    2009

    Qt 4.6.0 rc1 – in portage – binary incompatibility warning!

    So… qt-*-4.6.0_rc1 is now in the portage tree, masked (since its not a final release) and you can begin testing your shiny Qt applications with it. But there’s a catch. 4.6.0_rc1 is not binary compatible with 4.6.0_beta1. [1] This means that if you’re upgrading from 4.6.0_beta1 you have to rebuild every single app depending on […]

  • Nov
    12
    2009

    how-to: keep your kde 3.5 after it’s removed from gentoo’s tree, using the kde-sunset overlay

    As most of you know, KDE 3.5 is getting off the Gentoo train for various reasons mentioned elsewhere (in short: security, lack of upstream interest). Some people are still using it though and they have been asking how they can keep it on their system, without emerge screaming each time they try to update world. […]

  • Nov
    10
    2009

    gentoo-user-el mailing-list – for all the greeks out there :)

    Starting today, Greek Gentoo users have their own mailing list to discuss stuff and ask questions: gentoo-user-el. For more info on how to subscribe, please visit http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/lists.xml The list is not mentioned there yet, but you can use it normally. [the rest of this message is in greek] Οι έλληνες χρήστες του Gentoo έχουν πλέον […]

  • Nov
    05
    2009

    KDE in Gentoo, an update

    KDE 4.3.3 was released on Tuesday, with ebuilds instantly available to users in the main tree. We also have KDE 4.3.1 in stable \o/ KDE 3.5 is on its way out of portage, with kde-sunset being the overlay that will (hopefully) be maintained by users still interested in it. Finally, KDE 4.4 Beta 1 is […]

  • Sep
    08
    2009

    Qt 4.6, git branches and gentoo’s qting-edge overlay

    Nokia switched their Qt git master to version 4.7 recently, creating a new branch for 4.6. They also created two new branches, master-stable and 4.6-stable. Commits pushed to those branches are tested in Nokia’s testing farms, ensuring that they’ll always build. The Gentoo Qt team provides various live Qt ebuilds in our official overlay, qting-edge […]

  • Sep
    02
    2009

    kde 4.3.1 released, in gentoo

    UPDATE: 4.3.1 is now unmasked for amd64/x86 and the masking issue has been fixed by jmbsvicetto, so we won’t have this issue again in the future! The post below is updated to reflect on it. The first bugfix release for KDE 4.3, 4.3.1, is now available. You can read about the improvements it brings here. […]

  • Aug
    05
    2009

    kde 4.3 is here :) quick gentoo (upgrade) guide

    KDE 4.3 has arrived Lots of behind-the-scenes fixes, a new pretty (debatable) default plasma theme and various new stuff across the board make kde 4.3 an exciting release! Gentoo ebuilds were available the moment tarballs were released, thanks to the hard work of our Gentoo KDE team However, since 4.3 brings some new packages (and […]

  • Jul
    17
    2009

    gentoo/developer/wired

    Yes, I finally became a Gentoo Developer

  • Jul
    15
    2009

    gentoo ~testing, clean install, qt, kde 4, blocks, HELP! [fixed]

    UPDATE: All <qt-*-4.5.3:4 ebuilds were removed on Nov 11th, 2009, so this problem is now fixed So…… you’re trying to emerge kde 4 on your fresh ~ gentoo installation but strange blocks show up… stuff like [blocks B ] >x11-libs/qt-opengl-4.5.1-r9999 (“>x11-libs/qt-opengl-4.5.1-r9999″ is blocking x11-libs/qt-gui-4.5.1-r2, x11-libs/qt-dbus-4.5.1) [blocks B ] >x11-libs/qt-webkit-4.5.1-r9999 (“>x11-libs/qt-webkit-4.5.1-r9999″ is blocking x11-libs/qt-gui-4.5.1-r2, x11-libs/qt-dbus-4.5.1) [blocks […]

  • Jun
    08
    2009

    upgrading Qt libraries in Gentoo with Portage

    So… you’re trying to merge a package but get weird blockers like [blocks B     ]  >x11-libs/qt-gui-4.4.2-r9999 (“>x11-libs/qt-gui-4.4.2-r9999″ is blocking x11-libs/qt-xmlpatterns-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-script-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-dbus-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-sql-4.4.2-r1, x11-libs/qt-qt3support-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-svg-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-test-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-opengl-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-core-4.4.2-r2) [blocks B     ]    <x11-libs/qt-gui-4.5.1 (“<x11-libs/qt-gui-4.5.1″ is blocking x11-libs/qt-opengl-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-svg-4.5.1-r1, x11-libs/qt-script-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-dbus-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-xmlpatterns-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-test-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-qt3support-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-sql-4.5.1, x11-libs/qt-core-4.5.1) this means that new Qt libraries are available and portage is […]

 
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