Our house was a bit of a tip when we were offered the property but safety checks were completed as we moved in and our mess of a garden was transformed with topsoil and grass seed and removal of all rubbish. Both lilo and grub support other operating systems, even those which are proprietary, therefore installing the boot loader to the MBR and configuring it to boot the other operating system as well is the way to go. all I want is to be moved somewhere safe with my children but they said the problem will be resolved but it has been over 18 months now. The second option is recommended if you don?t intend to run Gentoo as a real operating system. If you create a new one, you can go through a wizard or set your options one by one in dialog boxes. The classic way of installing Gentoo wasn?t very appealing for beginners and for some of them, getting it to work was a big issue. How does this work? After waiting weeks for a repair when the bathroom window fell off due to rusting hinges I finally got through to talk to a member of staff about the length of time we have waited for the repair to be carried out.After speaking on the phone it was agreed the amount of time already waited was unacceptable and a manager would be involved and contact us with what was to happen.Richard the manager attended our property and stated the repair would be carried out on the 17/05/2019 and if this was to change due to any circumstance he would contact us and arrange a new date. If you have other partitions on your computer on which you have data which you want to keep, you will have to take care when partitioning the hard drive. Since then, at least Gentoo and Fedora have backported CVE-2019-20907 (infinite loop in tarfile) fix to it, mostly because the patch from Python 3 applied cleanly to Python 2.7. Please note that you should create at least one other user beside root, because it?s not safe to use your system as the superuser. So the Mrs who works full time like myself spent her day off waiting in the house all day for the arrival of gentoo to finally replace the hinges on the broken window.Roll on 4pm and yep you’ve guessed it not a soul turned up, not a phone call from Richard the manager either.A phone call to gentoo to find out just what went wrong and nobody new anything about the repair,Richard had left but according to the computer the repair was Scheduled for 9th of June luckily this year. I cannot wait until i can move GENTOO ARE A NIGHTMARE SAVE YOURSELF A WORLD OF TRUBLE GO WITH ANYONE ELCE! If you want to install Gentoo on your PC or laptop, you must master the Linux terminal. Gentoo group Sunderland is britain's worst housing association and house builder. Don't be stupid enough to part with money to this bunch of crooks and con artists. We’ve had an overall excellent experience with Gentoo, we’ve been treated fairly and with respect, found them reasonable and flexible when it came to visits (the main person on our tenancy works away so it can be tricky scheduling the necessary visits sometimes). Still waiting on a response, what is ironic is about 4 weeks after the rude inspector visited the property I had some sort of gentoo news letter saying how good they are to their Tennants and how quickly they respond to repairs and complaints! The group have been informed of this review but fail to answer. Here are my 10 cents! In case you want to learn more about the development of the Linux distributions, Gentoo should provide both tools and information on how to get most things done. Some are distributed under licenses that can be considered even more ?free? Press forward once and the installer asks you to configure the network, a configuration that is going to be used during the install process. We’ve recently received full tenancy after a year of moving in to our lovely socially rented home in Hetton. Gentoo’s excellent documentation and forums are the ONLY way I got through the install. You have been warned!.I was conned out of my entire house contents value £40.000.00 because this company breached a court order to send my home to a waste tip. gentoo need to have a serious change in customer service. Scary. These two kernel sources are patched for security and offer better security; this is not normally required for a desktop computer, they?re more like server oriented. There?s no point in choosing a hardened or grsecurity kernel if you have a desktop computer. While there are various ?stages?, which have different levels of already compiled binary packages included, the main idea is building every package from source code. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details. amd64 aka x86_64 Boot media. Trying to over-optimize your Gentoo system by tweaking the CFLAGS and adding unsafe, insane flags will definitely make your system unstable, errors and strange things can happen in this case. That?s because the Gentoo developers that handle the package creating tasks have taken care of all this; they create the so called ebuild files which configure, compile and install the packages for you. You shouldn?t use O3 as it takes longer to compile, the generated code will be sometimes faster, sometimes slower and almost always larger. Take a seat next me me’ total disrespect. Options can be passed to the kernel; for example, you might want to pass the option ?quiet?, which would force the kernel to stay silent, it won?t make any output regarding hardware and all of the messages you would normally get before the Gentoo scripts start running. We wanted to put down laminate when we moved in and had to apply for permission and there was a delay with them responding to us but you can always get in touch again if there is a problem, don’t expect everything to go smoothly and don’t overreact if it doesn’t, it will get sorted. Linux distro review: Intel’s own Clear Linux OS ... it like to live with? Since the Government introduced national restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have continued to monitor the situation and any developments around the pandemic in the context of Gentoo. Distcc uses the parallelization part of GNU Make and by specifying the right number of jobs (-jN, where N is the number of CPUs that are compiling with distcc) to compile simultaneously on many computers. You are just one step away in becoming who you want to be. If you?re performing a desktop install, you?ll want to check xorg-x11, at least one window manager and some of the other custom packages. Users often craft patches and send them for review. KDE fans might want to compile KDE later, because compiling KDE takes a long time. This can be very useful, but mixing high end computers with very old computers, like a few computers which have Pentium 4 CPUs and older machines which only have Pentium 2 class CPUs, won?t speed the process up, actually, it will slow it down. The following section regards networking configuration. Code Review / Pull Requests. instead of ?emerge ?ud world?, so support is added or removed, depending on the new set of USE flags. This is it, the last section before the install process; you can save your chosen settings to a file for later usage or review, or for performing another install with these settings or slightly modified ones. They did the work put my carpet bk down and even hoovered so I had no mess . The architecture is, obviously, the CPU type you have in your PC, if you have a Pentium 4 CPU, you can choose Pentium 4 as the architecture; if you have an Athlon XP CPU, you can choose the Athlon XP architecture. This video is a first look and revieq of gentoo operating system. After you made up your mind, you can go on and choose the timezone in the following section. In order to configure distccd, you?ll have to edit the allow hosts line in the /etc/conf.d/distccd file and insert the network from which they will be accessed in order to perform the distributed compilation, then distccd should be started by issuing the command: ?/etc/init.d/distccd start?. Those who are concerned by security can choose from grsecurity-sources and hardened-sources. gentoo-dev@l.g.o: Cc: python@g.o, "Michał Górny" Subject: [gentoo-dev] [REVIEW 1/2] 2020-09-28-python-2-7-cleanup: add a new news item: Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:09:05: Message-Id: 20200927200848.55981-1-mgorny@gentoo.org Linux is an open source operating system and almost all of the software packages are open source. There are numerous advantages, but there are also problems. The other three options are gentoo-sources, vanilla-sources and livecd-kernel. Bless them great lads and and an asset to Gentoo. Not only that the bath and sink have cracks in them and the tiles are coming off the wall in the bathroom, I was told a manager would be informed and I would be contacted. my second issue with gentoo group was my garage rented from them i have problems with the door opening it kept jamming then the wire cable on the door snapped they came repaired it but put a plug end on cable to hold it it was the end of the plug where you would use to connect electric wires to after a few weeks again it snapped but this time i entered garage and i turned around after a friend shouted tery by that time the door had came off the side rails as i turned it hit me full force to my face between forehead and nose it had flipped so i had the top part of the garage door hitting me with lead me to be knocked out unconscious for a bit but i couldn't have getting a way out for it my friend came to help me i felt so sick dizziness sleepy i only wanted to lie down against friends advice i slept next i felt confused about what happened i was told then i rang gentoo to report it and because it was only 2mins before it opened it was still out of hours service i was out raged i explained what happened and i got a reply it isn't a emergency as car was not in garage children play newark garage but no i hung up and wow it was open i spoke to a housing officer who i explained again he checked up on pc and says are yes there is still outstanding work to be done to it meaning rails which had came off then he asked if i am in and get someone out they came sit do a little bit quick fix again but i was never informed about the outstanding work now who is to blame for this i had injuries but never got an apologises but to my amazement i had a new garage door frame fitted in 2months any over time this would not been bone only the rails i wanted to claim compensation and i decided leave it but now why should i after the problems i've had with them the boiler garage only thing is i never went to hospital i don't like hospitals to start with that could go against me days of confusion i suffered i did go to doctors for something else i mentioned that i was getting bad headaches more often than i use to get but she took note of it more on this but i can't say but any advice on my issues would be appreciated. Gentoo was an operating system that would be a bit hard to start with for the first time, but as soon as it was installed and working, things would get a lot easier. In order to update your Gentoo system you must do the following: synchronize the portage tree, emerge world. (which is a part of the gentoolkit, it has to be emerged before it is used). called Gentoo/FreeBSD. As soon as you click on the corresponding shortcut on the desktop, it starts and it displays a greeting message and some information about the GLI and about the GTK+ front end. I ended up living in a flat above friends of the housing manager so they where untouchable. Delete Response Cancel. after a short spell in the royal marines found my self with no where to live so I went to Sunderland council who put me in touch with the royal British legion who put me in touch with Gentoo. Gentoo is a source distribution. The next section is used to set up some xorg related settings. If you also have other operating systems installed, there?s even more, you will either have to keep the current boot loader in the MBR (master boot record) or install a new boot loader and configure it to handle the booting of the other operating systems. Gentoo Linux is a barebones distribution that – by contrast with most major Linux platforms – makes no attempt to shield users from the technical workings of the operating system. It will be interesting to hear their response.So here we are months later from the above and there's no response! Can gentoo explain why they conned a court, the local council and myself or is this too much for a company that passes the buck with no one ever being responsible. The following section is the network mounts section, here you can define NFS mounts. Gentoo is not that hard to install if you follow the guides. The Gentoo Linux Installer, the version which has a GTK+ front end is the graphical user interface for the GLI. Therefore, the O3 optimization level isn?t recommended. The next section is important, here?s where you get the chance to decide how long it will take to install Gentoo on your PC. After checking the calendar it turns out the 9th of June is a Sunday! Are you sure you want to replace it? Sometimes, distcc would compile on the second PC, but most of the time, it didn?t compile anything. Using the ?unstable arch? and the install procedure would start, the source code is retrieved, unpacked, patched, if there are any patches for it, configured and then installed. This Live CD contains a Gnome desktop environment and after the computer boots and starts Gnome, two shortcuts appear. Appalling service from an appalling company. Obviously, you have to put the link to the desired snapshot in the ?Portage URI? Installing experimental packages, beta versions and other such things can make your system unstable. More about that will follow later. This GLI can be found on the Live CD disc that contains the completely compiled stages (the so called ?stage 3?) We certainly are grateful after having rented privately for 10 years, paying through the nose for a damp ridden tiny property with no service or help from the landlord. These USE flags configure packages, meaning that you can instruct your Gentoo system to build or not to build certain features of some packages. Eugenia Loli 2002-04-15 Gentoo 33 Comments. Installing additional software packages was easy, usually, the only thing that has to be done in order to install an app is to issue a command like this: ?emerge package-name? If the system you?re installing Gentoo on is a desktop one, you should choose alsasound to be started automatically. By James Harrison Wednesday, 30th December 2020, 9:16 pm About to install Gentoo? That means that ticking the distcc box won?t make any difference, it?s not working yet, perhaps it will work in the next release of Gentoo, 2006.1. Build binary packages can be used to generate and store binary packages for later install on a different machine. So here we are months later from the above and there's no response! Some might also say that not generating debugging information is useless, because it can be stripped by using the strip flags variable in make.conf and that some programs will loose all the information that could be used to track down a bug. December 14, 2020 WASHINGTON -- Hackers broke into the networks of federal agencies… Donald Trump Jr. Ccache can be described as a tool that automatically and transparently saves the work that has already been done for later retrieval and usage. Gentoo isn’t a distro for new users. It?s recommended that you stick to the default ones, vixie-cron and syslog-ng. Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-16031: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities Here you can choose the kernel that should be installed onto your machine. on every occasion Gentoo swept it under the carpet and refused to do any thing. Today Gentoo has hundreds of git repos mastered on git.gentoo.org and mirrored to anongit.gentoo.org as well as to other places (e.g. Before the release of Gentoo 2006.0, the only way to install it was by doing many things manually, without any kind of help from a graphical user interface and that?s one of the things that some users didn?t like and why they didn?t go for a Gentoo install on their system. only once a day from a mirror, to save bandwidth and let others synchronize their portage tree. Do not respond to complaints and don't do repairs in which they are responsible for. Moved into a new property June last year, and noticed after a couple of weeks that there was damp and black mould in three of the rooms. Only the latest review will count in the company's TrustScore. Champion i’ll not have to waste a holiday waiting in for them not to turn up.These people look after our homes! Thanks in advance, Shiru Last edited by Shiru on Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:32 pm; edited 1 time in total Sorry if my review isn’t what you were hoping for. and then set the hosts on which you?d like to compile this system. While Ccache caches the compiled object files, distcc distributes the compilation process across many computers, which can save a lot of time, depending on the number of machines, their CPU speeds and the number of processors. The other Gentoo installer version, the GLI in text mode looks like an ncurses-based application. You will also have to configure a small network, the other computers should be up and running, and distccd started. One week ago, I installed Gentoo Linux on my computer, after pondering the idea, but putting it off for years. If you don?t know what CPU you have or if you want to migrate this Gentoo install to a different computer with a different CPU type, you might want to leave it on ?i686?. There is no known workaround at this time. Gentoo have brutalized and totally degraded me and reduced me to absolute poverty. If you changed your USE flags, you?ll have to ?emerge -ud --newuse? The last time I ran Gentoo seriously was back in 2008 and now to see this in all its glory really brings me back. In case you started with a clean hard drive, without any data or with a hard drive which you want to be wiped entirely, you can just press ?recommended layout?. After you chose the install stage of your choice, you get to the Portage tree selection. Gentoo could be the hardest distro, but I think that is the most flexible distribution because the number of possibilities in Gentoo is incredible. and ?revdep-rebuild? More packages can be installed after the install has been done, even here, you can install extra packages by adding them to the text box below the extra packages selection box. For example, if you install GCC by using emerge gcc, portage will run ./configure make and make install with the right parameters. Wish I’d got there names . It can be used in two modes: load the configuration from xml files or create a new one. The vanilla kernel sources represent kernel sources without any other patches, just like it?s available for download from www.kernel.org. Here?s where you?re going to perform the so called optimization of the system and specify things like the USE flags, CFLAGS, ccache and distcc. Only versions from the same release series can be mixed, for example, it would be fine if there are some machines that use GCC 3.3.5 and others use 3.3.6. This and the fact that people complained about the hard to perform install process and other reasons have lead to the development of a graphical and text mode GLI. You can use su whenever you need root rights. Beside the mentioned advantages, this would also respect the Gentoo nettiquete, which says you should ?emerge --sync? I was subject to harassment, abuse, anti social behaviour, noise pollution and even death threats I was even informed by the police office who had been dealing with these tenant's for 15 years that they where known drunks and drug users, witch I assume Gentoo must have been aware of with them being friends of the housing manager. Some may wonder why I mentioned the -s flag if I included the -DNDEBUG flag, well, the debugging information isn?t all that the -s flag strips, there are more sections inside the object file, like comment and version, which can be removed in order to save some space and gain some extra performance. The following setting is the ?Optimizations?. This will replace the current featured review for targeted profile. I will be taking this situation further till they are fined or evicted because they have committed a crime and admitted it. This means that you can compile more than one source file at once and compile packages faster if you have more than one CPU. I have lost everything I ever had including photos valuables and items of sentimental value. Gentoo group is totally devoid of any morals values or integrity. This year I chose Gentoo and was immediately awash with nostalgia from seeing this screen. You might also want to install some of the software packages that are GUI applications for X11, because you also need functionality from your operating system, not just a desktop environment to stare at. Here?s where you get to say which portage tree snapshot should be used. On slow single CPU machines it can even take two or three days. 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