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Genkernel and AUFS for Writable Live Media in Gentoo

If you want to create Live Media (LiveCD or LiveUSB) with writable contents out of a Gentoo box, you can use genkernel to set up a kernel for that, but it can be tricky due to the lack of documentation.

Sphinx and Jinja with Documentation on Gentoo

Quick post about the doc flag in portage and emerging sphinx and jinja.

Testing Network Manager 0.9 and Plasma Network Manager Applet in Portage/Gentoo based Distributions

I've recently put a lot of work on testing the new Network Manager 0.9 and the Plasma NM Applet, and after much research, I thought I'd put up condensed instructions for people willing to test these out and help the developers get much feedback from users.

Mesa vs Qt

I woke up this morning in a not-so-good mood and thought I had enough of a hardware problem I had on my PC that had been bugging me for about two weeks. I then started troubleshooting my hardware and after pulling out my video card and putting it back in, everything was miraculously solved. So [...]