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by pinkytoes
Mon Jun 09, 2014 17:59
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: After GRUB I only get black screen
Replies: 5
Views: 1034

Re: After GRUB I only get black screen

this has just happened to my friend's sabayon box after working fine, then sitting peacefully for two weeks. it goes from grub to black screen with cursor, and from there you can get to fullscreen terminal. i can log in as user with root privileges, and can verify the user files are intact. my skill...
by pinkytoes
Mon Jun 09, 2014 17:47
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: Changing splash screens
Replies: 3
Views: 801

Re: Changing splash screens

so if splashutils is for customising post-grub screen only,
and we already inherit fbsplash from all things gentoo...
why did the current update ask me to uninstall it?
why was splashutils installed in the first place? o_O
by pinkytoes
Mon May 26, 2014 23:34
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Broadcom BCM4312 Wireless Connectivity Unavailable
Replies: 3
Views: 1481

Re: Broadcom BCM4312 Wireless Connectivity Unavailable

i will check if we have the same network card later tonight
if you want, check my thread and see if it helps at all:
viewtopic.php?f=86&t=31483
by pinkytoes
Mon May 26, 2014 23:31
Forum: Hardware
Topic: switch scroll wheel direction
Replies: 3
Views: 1599

Re: external mouse natural scrolling

hey thanks for giving me the nudge i needed
to finally figure out adding a signature block.
by pinkytoes
Mon May 26, 2014 3:15
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: Mouse scrolling doesn't work anymore
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: Mouse scrolling doesn't work anymore

heaping wood on the fire:
would a fix to your problem suggest a way to have
natural scrolling on both touchpad and my mouse?
atm: touchpad natural, usb mouse backwards.
by pinkytoes
Tue May 20, 2014 20:58
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: fear and loathing (of updates)
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: fear and loathing (of updates)

194 updates pending and counting... when i afford to be without internet for 48 hours of frantic troubleshooting, i will send them through and keep you posted how that all works out. -commercial break- so i held my breath and finally let rigo have his way, even though he mentioned the 'B' word a few...
by pinkytoes
Sun May 18, 2014 0:48
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: fear and loathing (of updates)
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: fear and loathing (of updates)

@eor2004 thank you for posting something, sabayon support can be a bit of a brick wall. i still use rigo for everything until this gets easier. the problem is broadcom, not sabayon. this is what i had to do last time though if it doesn't work this time i just don't have internet. period. that's a bi...
by pinkytoes
Fri May 16, 2014 4:24
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: fear and loathing (of updates)
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: fear and loathing (of updates)

well if nobody has anything to say about my card being aggressively unsupported, can anyone lend a hand with finding a replacement network card for my laptop? i have researched enough to find out there are two sizes, but that size might not be enough. if there is a blacklist / whitelist for network ...
by pinkytoes
Mon May 12, 2014 18:13
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: fear and loathing (of updates)
Replies: 4
Views: 817

fear and loathing (of updates)

so 154 updates camped out on my notification bar for a week and the total is now up to 173 updates. why are they sitting there? because i don't have time to discover another creative fix for my wifi after trusting my operating system to update itself peacefully. again. i want to let the updates go t...
by pinkytoes
Mon May 12, 2014 17:51
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: useless brightness slider
Replies: 6
Views: 1273

Re: useless brightness slider

@ashtophet i think this is what you meant: # cat /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness 976 # echo 2000 > /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness && cat /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness bash: echo: write error: Invalid argument fprintd[6719]: ** Message: D-Bus service...