Hear ye, hear ye! For all those out there, using Gentoo Linux, let it be known that a new overlay is available for your compiling pleasure. The ‘Sinustrom’ overlay will kindly provide you with fixed as well as experimental and exotic new ebuilds. For more details please see the project page.
Using Midnight Commander regularly I found that a darker color scheme is easier on the eyes. I started from the darkfar.ini and made it, well, more dark.
Installing Gentoo on a computer with some previous Linux knowledge is pretty straightforward thanks to the well maintained Gentoo Handbook. However since Gentoo is a highly customized distribution there are always some machine specific settings that are not covered by the general guide. In this post I intend to cover these specifics required for Lenovo’s Thinkpad X230 laptop to complement the official handbook.
While working on a custom board featuring an AT91SAM9261 processor our system has met a strange problem of audio channel swapping. A search on the Internet confirmed that it is a known problem met also by others as you can read on this mailing list and this mailing list. Since changing the SoC on the board was not an option, another solution needed to be found.
A good zoom lens will bring small things closer and open up a whole new world to marvel at. In these pictures I try to capture these frequently unnoticed, but beautiful aspects of life. See the macro gallery.