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by svantoviit
Sun Aug 25, 2019 22:49
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Installer issues
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: Installer issues

I do the updates and restart my PC only to get three question marks and then a blinking cursor forever. Seems like a graphics issue. I have wasted so many DVDs trying to install this OS and it's just terrible that I am having so much trouble. Why don't you use an USB flash drive? I need some help o...
by svantoviit
Sun Aug 25, 2019 22:23
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Can't remove gcc 7
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Can't remove gcc 7

Fitzcarraldo wrote:
Sat Aug 24, 2019 23:59
The '-C' (--unmerge) option in Portage does not check dependencies, which could be why it worked. Have you tried with the following command, which does check for dependencies, to see if it would still be removed?
Checked with Entropy, it seems to depend on itself only.
by svantoviit
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:47
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Can't remove gcc 7
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Can't remove gcc 7

Funny thing. Just removed it with emerge:

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# emerge -C sys-devel/base-gcc-7.3.0-r3
# equo rescue spmsync
by svantoviit
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:29
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: mplayer missing from Sabayon?
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: mplayer missing from Sabayon?

Just grab mpv instead of mplayer.

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# equo i -a mpv
by svantoviit
Thu May 30, 2019 20:33
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Exploring the possibility of creating
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Exploring the possibility of creating

The Sabayon EBS images are not longer available.
Have you managed on you own?

Alternatively you can go with Funtoo or Gentoo.
by svantoviit
Sun May 26, 2019 17:48
Forum: Software in General
Topic: Strawberry?
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: Strawberry?

Some claim Strawberry's sound is better. As I understand it it's about specific audiophile HW and settings. A regular user would not notice. On the other hand Strawberry drops functionality the dev is not interested in. So it's about if it matches your preferences. Don't think it's of interest for ...
by svantoviit
Sun May 26, 2019 11:03
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Sabayon 19.3 review on Distrowatch
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Sabayon 19.3 review on Distrowatch

Sabayon 19.3 has been review on Distrowatch lately: Review: Sabayon 19.03 . Sabayon's claim that it is a "beginner-friendly" distro that is "bleeding edge" and "stable and reliable" is a bit of a stretch. I doubt "beginners" will comprehend the instructions for what to do after installing Sabayon - ...
by svantoviit
Sun May 26, 2019 10:49
Forum: Software in General
Topic: Strawberry?
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: Strawberry?

Nothing beats MPD ;)
by svantoviit
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:48
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: SystemRescueCD 6.x moves to ArchLinux
Replies: 1
Views: 854

Re: SystemRescueCD 6.x moves to ArchLinux

What is the reason for the change?