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  • Mike's Random Stuff | Just a bunch of miscellaneous stuff
    I was off to waste some time just like it was 1995 The manual is located here The opening screen The start screen to select options Another screenshot Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in game Linux and tagged game linux race into space on July 2 2015 by mgreene Gnome 3 16 Leave a reply Classes are finally out for summer and it is time for catch up Still I had time to cause undue stress in my life I decided to do what I had promised myself I would not do again install a new version of Gnome before it was stable in portage Anyway the upgrade to Gnome 3 16 was not without pains along the way but it is done Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Gentoo Gnome Uncategorized and tagged gentoo gnome on June 28 2015 by mgreene The Dreaded Gentoo emerge e world Leave a reply Not something I take lightly nor is it something I look forward to doing In Gentoo the emerge e means rebuild all packages installed on the system that portage has recorded A quick equery l will list all packages installed So why do I do this every year or so Just to make sure I have not messed something up over time It is not something I look forward to because the time from start to finish is measured not in hours but days For example it took my i7 laptop 1 400 packages with SSDs and plenty of ram 24 hours to finish However in the end I was confident the system was in good shape So here are my tips at making this painful experience a little less painful 1 I start by getting the system in the best shape possible emerge v update deep newuse with bdeps y autounmask write world If needed emerge preserved rebuild then emerge depclean If you are paranoid careful then do python updater perl cleaner all 2 Next cd var log portage elog You should find the file summary log Rename it or delete it whatever suites you Once the big emerge starts all the messages will be logged to a new summary log file 2 Execute emerge pve keep going world Note the p for pretend If everything is good then it should tell you that the Oracle Java packages need to be downloaded This is a good time to download them I have Jre and jdk packages installed move them to portage distfiles and do not forget chown portage portage file to the files Make a mental note of the total number of packages to build 3 Start by executing emerge ve keep going world Why the keep going Because if everything is good after step 1 then any issues should be minor and this keeps from having to start the process from the beginning Now all there is to do is wait and hope for the

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  • About | Mike's Random Stuff
    and never looked back I have worked though the typical OS 2 path Warp 4 MCP1 and MCP2 I switched to eComstation when version 1 2 was released and have used 1 2MR through 2 0 RC4 I do use all Windows versions and my Linux distro of choice is Gentoo Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Notify me of new posts by email Just a note I just put random stuff here for no real reason Well most of the Gentoo Gnome posts are so I can look back at fixes since my memory is bad Most all my other stuff is or will be at www ecsdump net the link in the top bar Recent Posts Gnome 3 18 Polkit and USB Mount Authentication OS 2 Blue Lion Arca Noae Virtual Box VERR VM DRIVER NOT ACCESSIBLE error Virtual Box 5 0 in Portage Recent Comments MikeG on More output Steve Mastrianni on More output MikeG on osFree LeoPino on osFree Grimus on First looks Search for Categories alternative applications android apple apple tv bootldr changi ecomstation game Gentoo Gnome hpmediavault java libreoffice Linux

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  • Gnome 3.18 | Mike's Random Stuff
    I just put random stuff here for no real reason Well most of the Gentoo Gnome posts are so I can look back at fixes since my memory is bad Most all my other stuff is or will be at www ecsdump net the link in the top bar Recent Posts Gnome 3 18 Polkit and USB Mount Authentication OS 2 Blue Lion Arca Noae Virtual Box VERR VM DRIVER NOT ACCESSIBLE error Virtual Box 5 0 in Portage Recent Comments MikeG on More output Steve Mastrianni on More output MikeG on osFree LeoPino on osFree Grimus on First looks Search for Categories alternative applications android apple apple tv bootldr changi ecomstation game Gentoo Gnome hpmediavault java libreoffice Linux NAS Open Watcom operating systems OS 2 pearltrees perl personal pmvnc portage programming rant rexx snow suffolk tracker Uncategorized virginia Virtual Box vmware weather windows Tags Arca Noae bluefish Blue Lion editor error game gentoo gnome java linux ocr os 2 polkit portage race into space snow suffolk tracker upgrade usb VERR VM DRIVER NOT ACCESSIBLE virginia virtual box vmware weather Archives Archives Select Month December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 July 2015 June 2015 March 2015 February 2015 August 2013

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  • Gentoo | Mike's Random Stuff
    decided to give OCRFeeder a try It is available in the an overlay which makes it easier to keep up with for updates It is found in the anyc overlay layman a anyc then emerge ocrfeeder have to unmask WTF A lot of rebuilds and new packages that means probable trouble Yep mplayer2 will not compile One of the updates was for ffmpeg and that had me worried that I had run into my first libav ffmpeg blowup because I use ffmpeg rather than the mandated libav So I unmask mplayer2 2 0 p20131009 r1 and still get the error libmpdemux aviheader c In function read avi header libmpdemux aviheader c 600 8 warning ignoring return value of fread declared with attribute warn unused result Wunused result fread magic 6 1 fp libmpdemux aviheader c 605 8 warning ignoring return value of fread declared with attribute warn unused result Wunused result fread priv idx size sizeof priv idx size 1 fp libmpdemux aviheader c 616 10 warning ignoring return value of fread declared with attribute warn unused result Wunused result fread idx sizeof AVIINDEXENTRY 1 fp libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small Makefile 536 recipe for target libmpdemux demuxer o failed Well I try emerge preserve rebuild without mplayer2 and now I get this for vlc 2 1 2 checking for AVCODEC yes configure error libavcodec versions 56 and later are not supported yet Yep vlc is giving me issues Now I am on the slippery slide of getting off the Gentoo path so I up the stakes I unmask media video vlc 2 1 5 r1 and try again You might ask why jump up to 2 15 r1 and I would reply that if I am going to blow things up badly then I might as well go big Great now k3b errors on compile Unmask k3b 2 0 3 r1 and emerge without problems Okay so where am I now Yep back to this mplayer2 issue libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small I don t feel like going to battle for mplayer because I only use vlc or others so a quick equery d mplayer2 results in These packages depend on mplayer2 media video smplayer 14 9 0 r1 media video mplayer2 libass png X So emerge unmerge mplayer2 smplayer Now what was I doing Yep OCRFeeder install Well that went okay finally but OCR engines have to be installed I installed gocr ocrad cuneiform and tesseract OCRFeeder lets the user select the engine Another day in Gentoo world Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Gentoo Gnome and tagged gentoo gnome ocr on March 1 2015 by mgreene Tracker Thrashing at Gnome Boot Leave a reply Use Gnome What is Tracker Well here is the

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  • Gnome | Mike's Random Stuff
    sizeof priv idx size 1 fp libmpdemux aviheader c 616 10 warning ignoring return value of fread declared with attribute warn unused result Wunused result fread idx sizeof AVIINDEXENTRY 1 fp libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small Makefile 536 recipe for target libmpdemux demuxer o failed Well I try emerge preserve rebuild without mplayer2 and now I get this for vlc 2 1 2 checking for AVCODEC yes configure error libavcodec versions 56 and later are not supported yet Yep vlc is giving me issues Now I am on the slippery slide of getting off the Gentoo path so I up the stakes I unmask media video vlc 2 1 5 r1 and try again You might ask why jump up to 2 15 r1 and I would reply that if I am going to blow things up badly then I might as well go big Great now k3b errors on compile Unmask k3b 2 0 3 r1 and emerge without problems Okay so where am I now Yep back to this mplayer2 issue libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small I don t feel like going to battle for mplayer because I only use vlc or others so a quick equery d mplayer2 results in These packages depend on mplayer2 media video smplayer 14 9 0 r1 media video mplayer2 libass png X So emerge unmerge mplayer2 smplayer Now what was I doing Yep OCRFeeder install Well that went okay finally but OCR engines have to be installed I installed gocr ocrad cuneiform and tesseract OCRFeeder lets the user select the engine Another day in Gentoo world Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Gentoo Gnome and tagged gentoo gnome ocr on March 1 2015 by mgreene Tracker Thrashing at Gnome Boot Leave a reply Use Gnome What is Tracker Well here is the official description Tracker is a search engine search tool and metadata storage system It allows you to find the proverbial needle in your computer s haystack as well as providing a one stop solution to the organisation storage and categorisation of your data Source Tracker Wiki I would add that Tracker kills my system at boot Maybe not kill but brings it to a crawl I have thought about disabling it but sometimes I like the Gnome desktop search My fix for the boot issue etc xdg autostart littleturd autostart ls l tracker rw r r 1 root root 524 Dec 30 21 33 tracker extract desktop rw r r 1 root root 532 Dec 30 21 43 tracker miner fs desktop rw r r 1 root root 597 Dec 30 21 44 tracker store desktop Now change the following in each of the above files X GNOME Autostart enabled false Of course resetting things

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  • Uncategorized | Mike's Random Stuff
    June 28 2015 by mgreene Site Swap Leave a reply As a placeholder and note I am moving all my old content to a Drupal site www ecsdump net Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Uncategorized on August 30 2013 by mgreene Just a note I just put random stuff here for no real reason Well most of the Gentoo Gnome posts are so I can look back at fixes since my memory is bad Most all my other stuff is or will be at www ecsdump net the link in the top bar Recent Posts Gnome 3 18 Polkit and USB Mount Authentication OS 2 Blue Lion Arca Noae Virtual Box VERR VM DRIVER NOT ACCESSIBLE error Virtual Box 5 0 in Portage Recent Comments MikeG on More output Steve Mastrianni on More output MikeG on osFree LeoPino on osFree Grimus on First looks Search for Categories alternative applications android apple apple tv bootldr changi ecomstation game Gentoo Gnome hpmediavault java libreoffice Linux NAS Open Watcom operating systems OS 2 pearltrees perl personal pmvnc portage programming rant rexx snow suffolk tracker Uncategorized virginia Virtual Box vmware weather windows Tags Arca Noae bluefish Blue

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  • gnome | Mike's Random Stuff
    sizeof priv idx size 1 fp libmpdemux aviheader c 616 10 warning ignoring return value of fread declared with attribute warn unused result Wunused result fread idx sizeof AVIINDEXENTRY 1 fp libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small Makefile 536 recipe for target libmpdemux demuxer o failed Well I try emerge preserve rebuild without mplayer2 and now I get this for vlc 2 1 2 checking for AVCODEC yes configure error libavcodec versions 56 and later are not supported yet Yep vlc is giving me issues Now I am on the slippery slide of getting off the Gentoo path so I up the stakes I unmask media video vlc 2 1 5 r1 and try again You might ask why jump up to 2 15 r1 and I would reply that if I am going to blow things up badly then I might as well go big Great now k3b errors on compile Unmask k3b 2 0 3 r1 and emerge without problems Okay so where am I now Yep back to this mplayer2 issue libmpdemux demuxer c 48 2 error error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small error MP INPUT BUFFER PADDING SIZE is too small I don t feel like going to battle for mplayer because I only use vlc or others so a quick equery d mplayer2 results in These packages depend on mplayer2 media video smplayer 14 9 0 r1 media video mplayer2 libass png X So emerge unmerge mplayer2 smplayer Now what was I doing Yep OCRFeeder install Well that went okay finally but OCR engines have to be installed I installed gocr ocrad cuneiform and tesseract OCRFeeder lets the user select the engine Another day in Gentoo world Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Gentoo Gnome and tagged gentoo gnome ocr on March 1 2015 by mgreene Tracker Thrashing at Gnome Boot Leave a reply Use Gnome What is Tracker Well here is the official description Tracker is a search engine search tool and metadata storage system It allows you to find the proverbial needle in your computer s haystack as well as providing a one stop solution to the organisation storage and categorisation of your data Source Tracker Wiki I would add that Tracker kills my system at boot Maybe not kill but brings it to a crawl I have thought about disabling it but sometimes I like the Gnome desktop search My fix for the boot issue etc xdg autostart littleturd autostart ls l tracker rw r r 1 root root 524 Dec 30 21 33 tracker extract desktop rw r r 1 root root 532 Dec 30 21 43 tracker miner fs desktop rw r r 1 root root 597 Dec 30 21 44 tracker store desktop Now change the following in each of the above files X GNOME Autostart enabled false Of course resetting things

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  • mgreene | Mike's Random Stuff
    in a terminal and I was off to waste some time just like it was 1995 The manual is located here The opening screen The start screen to select options Another screenshot Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in game Linux and tagged game linux race into space on July 2 2015 by mgreene Gnome 3 16 Leave a reply Classes are finally out for summer and it is time for catch up Still I had time to cause undue stress in my life I decided to do what I had promised myself I would not do again install a new version of Gnome before it was stable in portage Anyway the upgrade to Gnome 3 16 was not without pains along the way but it is done Share this Google LinkedIn Facebook Email Print This entry was posted in Gentoo Gnome Uncategorized and tagged gentoo gnome on June 28 2015 by mgreene The Dreaded Gentoo emerge e world Leave a reply Not something I take lightly nor is it something I look forward to doing In Gentoo the emerge e means rebuild all packages installed on the system that portage has recorded A quick equery l will list all packages installed So why do I do this every year or so Just to make sure I have not messed something up over time It is not something I look forward to because the time from start to finish is measured not in hours but days For example it took my i7 laptop 1 400 packages with SSDs and plenty of ram 24 hours to finish However in the end I was confident the system was in good shape So here are my tips at making this painful experience a little less painful 1 I start by getting the system in the best shape possible emerge v update deep newuse with bdeps y autounmask write world If needed emerge preserved rebuild then emerge depclean If you are paranoid careful then do python updater perl cleaner all 2 Next cd var log portage elog You should find the file summary log Rename it or delete it whatever suites you Once the big emerge starts all the messages will be logged to a new summary log file 2 Execute emerge pve keep going world Note the p for pretend If everything is good then it should tell you that the Oracle Java packages need to be downloaded This is a good time to download them I have Jre and jdk packages installed move them to portage distfiles and do not forget chown portage portage file to the files Make a mental note of the total number of packages to build 3 Start by executing emerge ve keep going world Why the keep going Because if everything is good after step 1 then any issues should be minor and this keeps from having to start the process from the beginning Now all there is to do is wait

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