Gentoo Tools
April 19, 2007, 5:28 pm
Filed under: gentoo, open source

Gentoo is know as a hard linux distribution, in fact, only the installation is a hard process, everything else is just a piece of cake.

Ok, it’s not easy as ubuntu, but with the right tools, everyone can make magic.

IMHO, no one can have all Gentoo experience without:

  1. equery (useful when you need information, as USE flags, depends, package contents, etc)
  2. eix ( excellent search packages program )
  3. euse (USE flags )
  4. revdep-rebuild (after an emerge -NDuav world, to fix broken packages)
  5. module-rebuild rebuild -X ( after an kernel update, rebuild old modules to fit with your new kernel)

Equery, euse and revdep-rebuild are part of gentoolkit ( emerge gentoolkit), eix and module-rebuild have their own package.

And, of course, vim for everything else 😛


using zenity with emerge
April 3, 2007, 6:48 pm
Filed under: gentoo, open source

Zenity is a great tool, it creates a gtk dialog box using shell commands.

The following line shows how you can make a emerge without worry waiting for a terminal response.

emerge -NDupv world >/tmp/newpackage && zenity --text-info --filename=/tmp/newpackage && zenity --question --text="emerge?" && emerge -NDuv world

FISL 8.0
March 19, 2007, 1:20 am
Filed under: open source

Less than 25 days.


January 21, 2007, 6:18 pm
Filed under: brasilia, live

Now I ‘m officially a Candango, someone who left his hometown, his friends, everything behind to start a new life at Brasilia.

Brasilia is strange and pharaonic, every building was created to be unique, especially the government buildings, like the National Congress and the Three Powers Square. Brasilia is breathtaking.

Unfortunately, everything is so far.

Powerless Computing
November 29, 2006, 6:30 pm
Filed under: open source

When I listened that OLPC would use hand crank to generate energy, I thought that was a joke, but I was looking for digital ink and I found a very interesting article.

Gta, Mario edition
November 22, 2006, 12:41 pm
Filed under: youtube

You should never take a strange path.

November 22, 2006, 12:34 pm
Filed under: tech, youtube

I really, really want a nitendo Wii