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Okay, I am having a really difficult time with the sound. ALSA appears to be working correctly, but sound only works a fraction of the time (i.e. three 30 second bursts in the past week). Here is my post to the Gentoo forums. If you have any idea how to get this working, please ...

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Summary: Herein the author documents his installation of Linux on his new laptop.

I bought an HP Pavilion ze4500 laptop this week. The ze4500 is the custom built model number of the ze series. I think that all ze series laptops use similar hardware. Here is my configuration:

  • Intel Celeron Mobile 2.4 GHz
  • 256 MB(1X256)DDR ...

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There are two ways. You can edit the ebuild file of each masked package which you wish to emerge, and remove the ~ marker from the KEYWORDS variable field. The ~ marks the package as unstable, so once it is removed portage thinks that the package is stable. You will also need to do this for any ...

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X dies with message: “Could not init font path element unix/:7100”

You probably used your XF86Config file from a Red Hat system. Red Hat uses TCP port 7100 for its font server, while Gentoo does not. Find the line in your XF86Config file that says: ‘FontPath “unix/:7100”’ and comment it out. I don’t ...