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  1. Hey everyone, I'm pleased to announce that Funtoo Linux and Sabayon (https://www.sabayon.org) are joining forces! Now to explain what this means and how it came about. Sabayon is one of the great Open Source projects and has an amazing reputation for delivering an easy-to-use Linux desktop that is built using Gentoo. For quite a while, Funtoo has been supporting the Sabayon effort because we believe in what they do. Over the past several months, in chatting with the Sabayon team, it became really clear that we had a shared vision for creating a friendly and innovative commu
    12 points
  2. drobbins

    The Funtoo Way

    Hey everyone, I have updated our Development Guide to contain information on the "Funtoo Way". The "Funtoo Way" is a really important philosophy about how we do things at Funtoo and I strongly encourage everyone to read it, even if you don't consider yourself a "developer". It helps to explain how our community works and how we can work together. https://www.funtoo.org/Development_Guide Best, Daniel
    6 points
  3. Hi All, To get ready for future improvements to Funtoo, I am adopting a multi-phased approach to 'fix Python'. First step is to address some issues that exist in the Gentoo python eclasses. I've updated these eclasses to be at least somewhat better than they are in Gentoo. These changes will be hitting the tree in an hour or so. For new ebuilds, you can now use the following rather than enumerating every single version of Python: PYTHON_COMPAT=( python3+ ) Because the minimum version of python3 we support is 3.7, this will ensure that the ebuild will be marked compatible with 3.7 a
    6 points
  4. Greetings during unusual times -- I wanted to let everyone know that the following ebuilds are currently being auto-updated using our new, amazing autogen framework. That means we will always have current versions: www-client/firefox-bin www-client/google-chrome www-client/google-chrome-beta www-client/google-chrome-unstable www-client/brave-bin app-admin/pass app-admin/passwordsafe net-misc/anydesk-bin mail-client/thunderbird-bin net-im/discord-bin net-im/zoom-bin net-im/slack-bin More are on the way! For tho
    6 points
  5. Funtoo Linux stages have been updated to contain the latest stuff in Funtoo: GNOME 3.36.2, latest Mesa/GL stack, support for Intel Iris graphics ("epro mix-in -gfxcard-intel +gfxcard-intel-iris; emerge -auDN @world for those who want to try), and many other updates. Download here: https://www.funtoo.org/Subarches Install docs here: https://www.funtoo.org/Install Enjoy!
    3 points
  6. Hi All, core-gl-kit is now on 2.0-release by default. You will see updates to many packages. Now available are Intel Iris graphics, which is much faster and supported on modern Intel integrated graphics chipsets. To use Intel Iris, perform the following steps: # epro mix-ins -gfxcard-intel +gfxcard-intel-iris # emerge -auDN @world --jobs=3 If you want to continue with the classic drivers, or are not using Intel integrated graphics at all, you can just do the world update to get updates. Please report any issues you encounter to bugs.funtoo.org! There have been major
    3 points
  7. Everyone, New 1.4 Maintenance Release 4 stages have been built. These include GNOME 3.34.5 as well as updated Firefox and other packages. As we continue to expand the use of our autogen framework (metatools) , more and more desktop packages are staying up-to-date automatically. Enjoy the new builds -- they are now available for download via www.funtoo.org and our CDN77-powered CDN. Best, Daniel
    3 points
  8. I have posted an announcement on www.funtoo.org that we are doing an official "End of Year" pause for 2020. 2020 has been an interesting year and this is a good time to take a break if you have vacation. Funtoo will be back in 2021. Tree updates will be minimal during the break.
    2 points
  9. Brand spanking new stages have hit the CDN for 2020-11-07 and 2020-11-08 Get them now! Installation Instructions: https://www.funtoo.org/Install/Introduction Find your Subarch here: https://www.funtoo.org/Subarches If you have questions, issues, or just want to drop in and say hello you can find us on Discord https://discord.gg/BNUSpUU or Telegram https://t.me/funtoolinux
    2 points
  10. Just going to follow up with some more info. First, thanks to pross for pointing out I had a typo in the 'epro' command above, now fixed! 🙂 The difference between Intel Iris and 'classic' Intel is that 'classic' Intel uses the xf86-video-intel driver (with ebuild of same name), which has classically been the way you get accelerated video with Intel Integrated graphics. The Iris graphics uses the more generic 'modesetting' driver (no special ebuild for this), and uses a gallium-based driver which is now a part of media-libs/mesa so xf86-video-intel is not used at all. During
    2 points
  11. Hi all, GNOME 3.36.2 has hit the tree, as well as an OpenSSL update and updates to Docker. To update, perform the following: # ego sync # emerge -auDN @world --jobs=3 # emerge @preserved-rebuild While GNOME is upgrading, apps may not launch. This is normal. After upgrading GNOME, a reboot is recommended to flush out all older GNOME processes and start up a GNOME 3.36.2 environment.
    2 points
  12. There has been a lot of updates to Funtoo Linux 1.4 since its release -- most of these not officially announced. So it would be a good idea to make an official announcement of many of them: SELinux Updates Firefox and Firefox-bin 69, updated thunderbird. New gfxcard-nvidia-legacy mix-in for older drivers. Updated NVIDIA drivers to latest releases. Conky updated. kde-plasma merge fixes. mesa merge fixes and version bump. ffpmeg updated to latest release, with fixes for arm-64bit. Latest Spotify release added. Openrc net-online major
    2 points
  13. New stages have been uploaded January 24,2021. Changes added in the new stages for ease of installation include: New perl, ruby, qt, and llvm kits. Python3 Spidermonkey support. Replaced GDM with SDDM as default default desktop manager. New NVIDIA drivers support to work with newer hardware. Flatpak is now the official way to install Steam now. It works great with Intel, AMD, and Nvidia gpus hardware is updated regularly, and is easy to install! https://www.funtoo.org/Steam https://www.funtoo.org/Flatpak Lots of hard work has been done
    1 point
  14. Hello 2021! The first tree-regeneration of the year and its a big one! In the ongoing effort to improve the Funtoo experience, several kits have been updated and autogenned. Here is a list of what has changed. Perl-kit from 5.28.2-r1 to 5.32 Ruby-kit from 2.5.5 to 2.7 Please read: https://www.funtoo.org/Ruby-kit QT-kit from 5.12.7 to 5.15.2 LLVM-kit from 9 to 11. Python 3 support for Spidermonkey Display manager change from GDM to SDDM and many enhancements to Funtoo's metatools! Also included are many bugfixes and package updates. PLEASE NOTE:
    1 point
  15. dmshelton

    AWS Image retired?

    I tried to spin up an image (my first time using it). The error I got seemed to suggest that it was still available to users that had already accepted the terms, but no new users could use it. I mentioned it to @drobbins on discord and he had gotten the same mail you got. He indicated he was trying to track it down and sort it out with AWS. https://bugs.funtoo.org/browse/FL-7846 is the bug number.
    1 point
  16. Just in time for the holidays! Cinnamon stages are now available for download! This adds another stage-3 desktop environment for install! Enjoy! Installation Instructions: https://www.funtoo.org/Install/Introduction Find and download your Subarch here: https://www.funtoo.org/Subarches If you have questions, issues, or just want to drop in and say hello you can find us on Discord https://discord.gg/BNUSpUU or Telegram https://t.me/funtoolinux
    1 point
  17. Hey everyone -- the latest Funtoo stages have arrived! (they have dates from 2020-12-14 to 2020-12-15). Improvements: Docker images updated on DockerHub: https://hub.docker.com/u/funtoo VMware Workstation Guest Support in GNOME stages: By default, GNOME stages are now able to run inside VMware Workstation by simply following the Install Guide. Just be sure to enable 3D acceleration in your VM config (this typically is not turned on by default.) Open-vm-tools has been added to the GNOME stage3 and will enable itself if it detects that it's running in a VMware VM. Also, VirtualBox
    1 point
  18. i pulled the better-initramfs stuff out, the ebuilds missing from portage, & we should not depend on remote initramfs images. debian-sources initramfs supports dmcrypt && luks && lvm.... it does all of them. i can get my build to boot, but it's a dirty ugly hack to get it to boot. its a misplaced detail SOMEWHERE.... and i think it's not supporting partlabel, requiring uuid for crypt root. i point the misloaded initrd @ /dev/sdc3 and it unlocks & finishes booting fine. it's all gravy now
    1 point
  19. https://bugs.funtoo.org/browse/FL-6561 >=libvpx-1.8.0 globally masked you could disable vpx use flag globally in /etc/portage/make.conf to eliminate any need for libvpx. I need vpx for ffmpeg and it was preventing the x265 update. I comment out the mask which is temporary which allowed the update to proceed. rj@funtoo /var/git/meta-repo/kits/core-kit/profiles/package.mask $ sudo nano funtoo-cautionary # Allow firefox to merge cleanly #>=media-libs/libvpx-1.8 You could also add the libvpx-1.7.0.ebuild from the 1.3-release branch to a local overlay.
    1 point
  20. cardinal

    gimp failed to start

    File an issue report at bugs.funtoo.org rj@funtoo ~ $ gimp (gimp:14880): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 10:19:51.172: g_param_spec_internal: assertion 'is_valid_property_name (name)' failed gimp: fatal error: Segmentation fault (gimp-org-pagecurl:14912): LibGimpBase-WARNING **: 10:19:51.227: gimp-org-pagecurl: gimp_wire_read(): error Always try to start a program in terminal when it fails by clicking shortcut in start menu. The error message enabled me to find the closed upstream bug report and a temporary workaround. https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gimp/-/issues/4392
    1 point
  21. Hi All, If you are interested in testing Intel Iris graphics (new accelerated graphics for newer Intel chipsets), here's how you do it: First, make sure your system is up-to-date and you have the latest available version of ego installed (2.8.1) Next, add the following to /etc/ego.conf: [kits] core-gl-kit = 2.0-release xorg-kit = skip This will result in our 2.0-release core-gl-kit being activated, which completely replaces xorg-kit, as all of xorg has been integrated into core-gl-kit 2.0-release. We do not have a mix-in yet for intel Iris graphics. For now, set the
    1 point
  22. I've already found the issue and resolved it. 🙂 Fix should be in the tree on next regen, in about 25 minutes.
    1 point
  23. Hi, all. Am only for me this seems strange? User/group management with packages is wrong, imho. If gentoo wants constant uid/gid for some daemons, why doesn't simply tell package maintainers to do this with enewuser/enewgroup? Why this strange idea?..
    1 point
  24. Thanks very much it has been resolved .
    1 point
  25. Hey everyone, Funtoo Linux 1.4 maintenance release 3 has been available for a few days, and includes our official WebKit builds, updated security-patched kernels and GNOME 3.34.3 pre-built. Also of note: the addition of the new WebKit temporarily broke wayland builds. This is now resolved and GNOME now builds correctly with the wayland mix-in. Also, important: The #funtoo freenode channel will be shut down in around 24 hours, as I no longer use freenode so I can't continue to op the channel there. Please switch to our official chat on Discord and Telegram. Thanks! Telegram:
    1 point
  26. Today I made a mistake and updated meta-repo using my older environment instead of the newer one I had set up recently. This resulted in some problems with meta-repo. I have fixed the problems but you may need to perform a few steps to 'fix' things if you did an ego sync today (Feb 6 2020) If you have synced today, you may need to rm -rf /var/git/meta-repo && ego sync as the branches got out of sync with their git history. You will know this because when you ego sync, it will tell you that 'history has diverged' (if you look at git output) and you'll see output from git like "plea
    1 point
  27. Hi folks O/ few years ago I wonder about a friendly version of Gentoo and Funtoo, the gentoo community don't liked, but I keep did some tests but I didn't continue, well, few week ago I start again, but this time only a Funtoo Friendly version, and now I have something really beginning. the project will resume in few flavors and one version with a overlay with update packages and few extra. the funtoo flavors are X+openbox, gnome and Plasma, they are just the Funtoo Stage3 Generic with few packages and some configuration. and has one version with plasma, but with an
    1 point
  28. (Quote emphasis mine) That may be the case from your perspective and that's perfectly fine. The reason why I made a sad reaction to the announcement (and the update) is because mine is different. To the best of my knowledge Discord requires sending all your voice data to their servers with only transport encryption, not end-to-end, so there's no reason to believe they aren't storing it. If you think conventional data breaches are dangerous, consider what would happen if a criminal element got access to a vast amount of such voice data (impersonation being only the most obvious one
    1 point
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    1 point
  30. rage

    funtoo logo ideas

    I had two new ideas for this, 1) Fortissimo symbol This one is a bit of a math joke- funfun (fun x 2); which is expressed by the above symbol.. 2) Something involving an exclamation point! Funtoo is fun and exciting! So it only makes sense that the logo includes a symbol that depicts the same energy.
    1 point
  31. AdiosKid

    funtoo logo ideas

    Maybe that ??
    1 point
  32. I am no longer interested by Funtoo since I became interested by Guix. Could you close my account?
    -1 points
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