Monthly Archives: March 2009

x11-libs/libxklavier and GNOME 2.24

I know I’m a bit late in posting this, but better late than never. If anyone has had issues upgrading to GNOME v2.24, and their session manager is acting weird or not acting at all (because it doesn’t work), it’s a good idea to add this mask to your /etc/portage/package.mask file or folder and then re-update your system:

=x11-libs/libxklavier-3.8

The relevant bug report is here.

UnionFS in Gentoo: It Aint Easy

The following text contains description that may be disturbing for newbies. Reader’s discretion is advised.

Folks, I can’t believe it. UnionFS is perhaps one of the most widely used undistributed file-systems I’ve ever seen. To prove my point: I’m sure all of you have heard of it, but when was the last time you installed and used it on your production machine? Continue reading