Monthly Archives: December 2012

Using and creating Gentoo Linux repositories using Layman

Gentoo Linux uses ebuild scripts to compile and install software packages. Ebuilds for many packages are available in the default portage repository. However, you may want to add your own ebuilds, for example to add additional packages to your system … Continue reading

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Apache will not start without network connection on Gentoo Linux

After an update of openrc, the apache2 server on my laptop refused to start without a network connection.  Even if the network was up, but hadn’t obtained an ip address, the service wouldn’t start.

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git for coworkers

Would you like a coworker without experience with git to use your git repository?  Or are you that coworker who hasn’t used git before?  Here’s what you need to know.

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