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So I have a Pentium II box laying around in my student’s house. What a perfect machine to get Gentoo on. C’mon let’s get our hands dirty!
The Pentium II belongs to Intel’s sixth-generation micro-architecture (“Intel P6”) and x86-compatible microprocessors and was launched on May 7, 1997. So what we got here is a 12 years old machine!
Here are the specs of my machine:
As you may imagine compiling on this box is a very tedious task. Fortunately there are alternatives…
Keywords: Binhost, LVM.
How to configure a Gentoo Linux system to use UTF-8 character encoding and Portuguese (Portugal) localization (language and keyboard).
UTF-8 is a variable-length character encoding, which in this instance means that it uses 1 to 4 bytes per symbol. So, the first UTF-8 byte is used for encoding ASCII, giving the character set full backwards compatibility with ASCII. UTF-8 means that ASCII and Latin characters are interchangeable with little increase in the size of the data, because only the first bit is used.
UTF-8 allows you to work in a standards-compliant and internationally accepted multilingual environment, with a comparatively low data redundancy. UTF-8 is the preferred way for transmitting non-ASCII characters over the Internet, through Email, IRC or almost any other medium.
A Locale is a set of information that most programs use for determining country and language specific settings. The locales and their data are part of the system library and can be found at /usr/share/locale on most systems. A locale name is generally named ab_CD where ab is your two (or three) letter language code (as specified in ISO-639) and CD is your two letter country code (as specified in ISO-3166). Variants are often appended to locale names, e.g. en_GB.utf8 or de_DE@euro.
Specify the locales we will need in /etc/locale.gen:
# vim /etc/locale.gen
The next step is to run locale-gen. It will generate all the locales we have specified in the /etc/locale.gen file.
There is one environment variable that needs to be set in order to use our new UTF-8 locales: LC_CTYPE (or optionally LANG, if you want to change the system language as well). Setting the locale globally should be done using /etc/env.d/02locale.
# vi /etc/env.d/02locale
Now update the update the environment after the change
# env-update && source /etc/profile
The keyboard layout used by the console is set in /etc/conf.d/keymaps by the KEYMAP variable. For a Portuguese keyboard use pt-latin1 or pt-latin9. Set also EXTENDED_KEYMAPS attributes like “euro”.
# vi /etc/conf.d/keymaps
EXTENDED_KEYMAPS=”backspace keypad euro”
To enable UTF-8 on the console, you need to edit /etc/rc.conf and set UNICODE=”yes”
# vi /etc/rc.conf
The keyboard layout to be used by the X server is specified in /etc/X11/xorg.conf by the XkbLayout option.
# vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Option “XkbLayout” “pt”
There is also additional localisation variable called LINGUAS, which affects to localisation files that get installed in gettext-based programs, and decides used localisation for some specific software packages, such as kde-base/kde-i18n and app-office/openoffice. The variable takes in space-separated list of language codes, and suggested place to set it is /etc/make.conf:
# vi /etc/make.conf
LINGUAS=”pt pt_PT en en_GB”
And that’s it! Hopefully your system should now be running in full UTF-8/Portuguese support. Good linuxing 😉
How to resume a partial file downloaded from wget instead of downloading the same file from the beginning?
Use the -c/–continue option of wget
From man wget: “Continue getting a partially-downloaded file. This is useful when you want to finish up a download started by a previous instance of Wget, or by another program.”
Resume partial file:
I was trying to install dev-util/subversion but emerge failed when java-config was called.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/bin/java-config-2”, line 8, in <module>
from java_config_2 import __version__
ImportError: No module named java_config_2
python-updater was not executed after a python upgrade so run it now:
# python-updater -iv
Esta é pra arrancar em grande:
Deixem as que forem encontrando nos comments.
Vitor Barbosa: Haddaway – What is Love (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: Sash! – Ecuador (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: Dr. Alban – It’s my life (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: Mc Hammer can’t touch this (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: Technotronic ☆ Pump Up The Jam (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: Snap! – The Power (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: ATB – 9PM (Till I Come) (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: ATB – Killer (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: Rednex – Cotton Eye Joe (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: Mike Oldfield Moonlight Shadow (youtube)
Vitor Barbosa: Alice Deejay – Back In My Life (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: K.W.S perform Please Don’t Go on TOTP
Vitor Brandão: Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy (Complete Version)
Vitor Brandão: Sir Mixalot – Baby got Back ( I like big butts )
Vitor Brandão: Rozalla – Everybody’s Free
Vitor Barbosa: Sash! – Ecuador (youtube)
Vitor Brandão: samantha fox – i only wanna be with you
Vitor Brandão: Billy Ocean – Caribbean Queen
Sobral: Rick James – Super Freak
Vitor Brandão: Bonney M – Daddy Cool
Vitor Brandão: Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes
Vitor Brandão: Kool & The Gang – Celebration
Vitor Brandão: Lipps Inc – Funkytown
Vitor Brandão: Irene Cara 1983 — “Flashdance” What A Feeling
Vitor Brandão: Sabrina – Boys boys boys
Sábado 27, as zonas ribeirinhas de Porto e Gaia irão receber espectáculos de animação de rua servindo de antecipação ao TRIP Festival Internacional de Rua a realizar pela primeira vez em Setembro de 2008.
A animação começa no sábado às 22h30 com as actuações dos Per’Curtir, Ramon Kelvink e Transe Express
Ladytron, Fujiya and Miyagi, sebastiAn, Dj Zebra, Jasson Forrest DJ Dona Summer, são os nomes principais do FESTSOUND2007 – Festival de música que decorre paralelamente ao FEST – Festival de Cinema Jovem de Santa Maria da Feira entre os dias de 28 de Outubro e 4 de Novembro.
Programa do Fest Sound:
29 de Outubro – Recepção – Bar Escadas para o Céu (€2)
22h00 – Território
23h00 – Nimai
00h30 – Mecanismo divino
30 de Outubro – Noite Galega – Bar Escadas para o Céu (€2)
23h00 – Niño y Pistola
00h00 – Cimento
02h00 – Marcos Cruz
31 de Outubro – Halloween – Cine-Teatro António Lamoso (€8)
00h00 – Ouvido Visual – Manuel Halpern e Ricardo Duarte
00h00 – Kid Chocolat (live act)
01h30 – Jason Forrest/Donna Summer
03h00 – Killer Keller
1 de Novembro – Noite Chill Out World – Cine-Teatro António Lamoso (€6)
00h00 – Blablabla DJs Chill Out Session
00h00 – Nova Arcadia
01h00 – Dead Men Talking
02h00 – Babar Luck
2 de Novembro – Party Hard – Cine-Teatro António Lamoso (€12,50)
23h00 – Attic Attack Collective Vs The Vanity Sessions
23h30 – Fujiya & Miyagi
00h45 – DJ Zebra
02h45 – F.E.V.E.R.
3 de Novembro – Festa de Encerramento – Lounge Europarque (entre €10 e €15)
23h00 – Moulinex
00h00 – Elisa do Brasil
01h30 – Ladytron DJs
03h00 – SebastiAn
04h30 – Toxic Avenger