Lets start with the happy stuff we have in Gentoo. Andreas (dilfridge) created the binary package for 188.8.131.52 which means we have latest upstream provided as binary for stable users. He also managed to get Patrick (bonsaikitten) to provide HW where we can build the testing tree based version too…. Continue reading
First let me explain why openSUSE Factory and not in fact Gentoo. Factory points: + Much faster install/update + Better out of the box experience – no need to fiddle with everything to get it running + I can throw stuff to OBS and get it back fast as a… Continue reading
Some of you probably noticed I work at SUSE for a while. I was working on SLE maintenance and thus it was bit hidden work, not really in touch with upstream and other projects. This all changes starting this week because 1.7. I changed my post so I will be… Continue reading
Last weekend (2.-3.3. 2013) we had a lovely conference here in Prague. People could attend to quite few very cool talks and even play OpenArena tournament :-) Anyway that ain’t so interesting for Gentoo users. The cool part for us is the Gentoo track that I tried to assemble in… Continue reading
UPDATE: Added some basic migration instructions to the bottom. UPDATE2: Removed mplayer incompatibility mention. Mplayer-1.1 works with system libav. As the summary says the default media codec provider for new installs will be libav instead of ffmpeg. This change is being done due to various reasons like matching default with… Continue reading
During the following week there will be hard feature freeze on libreoffice and 4.0 branch will be created. This means that we can finally start to do some sensible stuff, like testing it like hell in Gentoo. This release is packed with new features so let me list at least… Continue reading
Few days ago I finished fiddling with open build service (obs) packages in our main tree. Now when anyone wants to mess up with obs he just have to emerge dev-util/osc and have the fun with it.
Or better why I don’t like basically all phone/tablet OSes. But as I am having most stuff on droid I have most issues with it. So lets take look why I don’t like the thing and what annoys me a lot.
As I migrated to clean data layout (see previous post) I decided to be cool&trendy guy and fire up my own lovely cloudy service. First my thinking was bit off regular setup, because even if we have in-tree ebuild of owncloud it hard-requires apache, which I find overkill here. So… Continue reading
Imagine you are dumb guy like me, first what I did was to set up 3 1TB disks into one huge LVM copied data on it and then found out that grub2 needs more free space before the first partition to be able to load the LVM module and boot…. Continue reading