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Gentoo Linux

Firefox on Gentoo

I recently setup Firefox sync on my work machine which runs Ubuntu, then did the same on my home desktop which runs Gentoo. Before I knew it, all my work add-ons appeared on my home […]

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Fix a Broken Gentoo Installation

Here is how I gain access to my broken environment… mount /dev/mapper/vg–ssd-lv–root /mnt/gentoo/ mount -v /dev/mapper/vg–ssd-lv–boot /mnt/gentoo/boot/ mount -v /dev/mapper/vg–hdd-lv–home /mnt/gentoo/home/ mount -v /dev/mapper/vg–hdd-lv–var /mnt/gentoo/var/ mount -v /dev/mapper/vg–hdd-lv–usrportage /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/ mount -v /dev/mapper/vg–hdd-lv–vhdd /mnt/gentoo/vhdd/ mount -t […]

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Required Kernel Options

General Kernel Options Enable GPT support. -*- Enable the block layer —> Partition Types —> [*] EFI GUID Partition support [*] Windows Logical Disk Manager (Dynamic Disk) support I also select dynamic disks just in […]

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Gentoo: Amend Global USE Flags

Here I need to amend the global USE flag to allow for Native Language Support (nls). nano /etc/portage/make.conf Now just add nls to the end of the USE flag variable. For example, USE=”…. nls”. Then […]