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

Modify Linux Kernel Font

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Reasons There are not so much reasons to change integrated in kernel fonts. But I will publish my reasons for that: – I would like to see kernel boot console – MacBookPro has no way to change screen resolution through efifb kernel module, so on my MacBookPro Retina 13″ I have 2560×1600 native screen resolution. … Continue reading Modify Linux Kernel Font

Gentoo on AWS

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Introduction This article was recently updated (as of 2018-08-19) to better fit current realities ;-). There are a lot of Gentoo AMI images available for free on Amazon Marketplace but all of them are either outdated or are from untrusted sources. By the way, the lack of official guidelines how to install Gentoo on EC2 … Continue reading Gentoo on AWS