Gentoo Linux quick installer script

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Before you read There is also full automated script available that can be executed on the host OS (works well for macOS and Linux, but could be tricky on Windows): https://github.com/sormy/gentoo-vbox-builder. gentoo-vbox-builder doesn’t require any manual typing in VirtualBox console or any manipulations inside VirtualBox as the script referenced below. However, the script below is … Continue reading Gentoo Linux quick installer script

Fix kodi slow clean library

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Kodi is trying to check each file even if it is located on network nfs/smb share and is no more available. Network connect with timeout is very slow, so attempt to clean kodi audio/video library with dead nfs/smb resources thru UI will cause application freeze. To fix this issue you could temporarily rename all smb:// … Continue reading Fix kodi slow clean library

Setup nextcloud/owncloud on Gentoo linux

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Configure Portage Create portage folders for accepted keywords and use flags (if you don’t have them yet): mkdir -p /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords mkdir -p /etc/portage/package.use Setup MySQL Install the mysql-like server (mysql or mariadb or percona-server): echo “dev-db/percona-server” > /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords/percona-server emerge percona-server Edit: nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf … [mysqld] innodb_data_file_path = ibdata1:10M:autoextend innodb_buffer_pool_size = 128M innodb_log_file_size = 32M Add … Continue reading Setup nextcloud/owncloud on Gentoo linux

Recover GCC on Gentoo

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Why? Gentoo could became completely unusable if for some reason build chain is broken. If you see “Segmentation fault” from “gcc” then probably replacing whole GCC by the version provided in Stage 3 could be a good fix. You could also use this method to install binary version of other packages, like binutils, libtool, glibc … Continue reading Recover GCC on Gentoo