Remote desktop keymap problem

Do you have keymap problems connecting from linux to windows? Maybe rdesktop -k KEYMAP cannot find the keymap file it is searching for. Check /usr/share for rdesktop/keymaps and copy this stuff to ~/.rdesktop/keymaps/ Advertisements

Gentoo | Midnight Commander umlaut problem.

The Midnight Commander shows crap instead of umlaut characters? Command locale -a doesn’t print something like de_DE.UTF-8? There is no de_DE.UTF-8 locale! Solution: First add de_DE.UTF-8 UTF-8 to /etc/locale.gen. Then type locale-gen. Then do eselect locale list. This should now list the new added de_DE.utf8. Activate the new locale with eselect locale set NUMBER. Type […]

gentoo – otrs – emerge error – ‘chown $S not allowed’

SetPermissions.pl –otrs-user=otrs –web-user=apache –otrs-group=apache –web-group=apache “${S}” dies with “Could not set permissions” Caused by running emerge as user portage. This user has sometimes insufficient file rights. This is the default behaviour since 2013SEP, when the portage FEATURE userpriv was enabled per default. See man make.conf. Disable this FEATURE using the awesome /etc/portage/package.env file. Edit this […]

gentoo – enable initramfs

# emerge genkernel then mount the boot volume # genkernel –install initramfs edit the grub.conf: > title Gentoo Linux 3.10.7-gentoo > root (hd0,0) > kernel /boot/kernel-3.10.7-gentoo root=/dev/sda3 rootfstype=ext3 > initrd /boot/initramfs-genkernel-x86_64-3.10.7-gentoo do not forget to create a new initramfs in case of building new kernels