cannot find any C preprocessor (cpp)Mar 16, 2011
Tried to install sys-fs/quota on Gentoo install today and received this error when compiling:
cannot find any C preprocessor (cpp)
Storing Linux’s /etc/ in svnMar 6, 2011The /etc/ directory under most Linux systems is where the system-wide configuration for most software is stored. When setting up, or maintaining a Linux server ( or even a desktop machine, depending on particular use cases ) this directory will likely be changed, either manually or by software upgrades.
- After performing a large number of package upgrades on my Gentoo machine, I discovered that Eclipse would crash when showing documentation, or otherwise embedded browser-base content ( including the web browser preferences) .
uvcvideo: Failed to resubmit video URB (-45)Oct 4, 2008 · ehci-hcd.ko kubuntu Linux logitech e3500 Ubuntu webcamsI recently purchased a Logitech Quickcam E3500 for my girlfriend, and attempted to set it up on her Dell laptop running Kubuntu, which initially looked good (simply plugged it in and it worked out-of-the-box as I would expect), however after a few seconds the webcam picture froze, and I noticed a message repeated in …
USB Mounting Problems in KDE
Today I plugged in a USB flash drive (after updating 40 or so packages in Gentoo, including HAL) and received this error in a popup:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda, missing codepage or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try dmesg | tail or so
Looking at dmesg …
Convert Adobe CMYK Images to RGB on LinuxIn my job as a Web Application developer, occasionally designers send me images to place on web sites, which is usually fairly simple. However sometimes I receive images from print-orientated designers, who use Adobe Photoshop to create images in CMYK format. These images are great for printing, however they don’t work …
Samba Error: The file or folder … does not existI had been having a strange problem with Samba, where creating shares through KDE created shares that are visible through SMB or Windows clients, yet opening them only showed an error that “The file or folder does not exist”.
Syncing two Portages
Like many people, I have two boxes set up with Gentoo, and prefer to keep both my systems up to date. The problem of course with this is that each system must sync with the Gentoo servers to pull down the newest packages.
Wouldn’t it be more convenient to have one box pull down the new packages and for the others to …
C compiler cannot create executables
Have been having this strange error appear for a while when attempting to compile sys-libs/db (and compiling other software with C has no problems). The package is fine as my other box compiles the package fine.
I’m using CCACHE and Gentoo 2006.0 AMD64.