Posts for Tag: sabayon

Sabayon – nvidia-drivers with old radeon


If You have an older nvidia graphics card you may run into problems trying to install/use Sabayon linux. For example :

If you get an error during Sabayon live CD install, try to boot with nvidia kernel module disabled. Edit the kernel parameters at the boot menu, adding:

The newest binary nvidia driversRead More

BeShell (Be::shell) on Gentoo / Sabayon


1. How to intall: Currently BeShell is not avalaible in portage. More info could be found here: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=426946

Opera 26 install on Gentoo/Sabayon


1. Download the .deb file from here: http://www.opera.com/download/get/?partner=www&opsys=Linux&product=Opera%20Developer&utm_medium=sm&utm_source=desktop_blog&utm_campaign=developer 2. Copy it to .distfiles

3. Create an ebuild in /usr/local/portage/www-client/opera-developer/opera-developer_26.0.1632.0.ebuild

4. Prepare manifest

5. Install

6. Postinstall

Install Opera 24/25 on Gentoo or Sabayon


A month ago Opera for Linux 24 was released. Unfortunately it was released only as a 64 bit deb package. Thats not a problem because an ebuild was already written (details: bug#514696). On Sabayon: Add PORTDIR_OVERLAY=”${PORTDIR_OVERLAY} /usr/local/portage/” to /etc/make.conf

Based on: HOWTO: Example of Installing 3rd Party Ebuilds HOWTO: Safely mix Entropy and PortageRead More

Sabayon and Gentoo – services won’t start without NetworkManager


NetworkManager Sabayon,Gentoo

On my Sabayon box I’ve run in to situation, when I couldn’t start services depending on net like apache2 or sshd. I don’t use NetworkManager to manage the network connection, but it is installed and running:

I couldn’t start services depending on net

I assume that NetworkManager is somehow a default net providerRead More