Feisty Fawn – Works as advertised

Whenever a new version of Ubuntu comes out I download the CD, run it in LiveCD mode and see if my Laptop (Thinkpad T43) works with everything included (video card – ATI, sound, Wireless card the Intel a/b/g wireless thingy) and succeeds in connecting to my home wireless network (using WPA2 encryption). Previous versions usually missed either in the wireless card or the WPA (or it was really cumbersome to configure WPA). [Read More]

libtool: compile: unable to infer tagged configuration

I got the following annoying little error after I tried to upgrade to a newer mod_python on my Gentoo Linux box: �libtool: compile: unable to infer tagged configuration It seems that the main problem was due to the fact that I’ve switched to GCC 4.1.1 and when compiling mod_python, the compilation uses libtool that is brought and compiled with Apache (located under /usr/share/apr-0/build/) which should have been recompiled after I’ve upgraded to the new GCC (I was too lazy to continue running the “emerge -e system” command so I stopped it after GCC was recompiled). [Read More]

Could not run/locate “i386-pc-linux-gnu-gcc”

I have Gentoo Linux on my home machine and after I’ve upgraded GCC (and subsequently the whole toolchain) I wanted to compile a perl related library – crypt-rsa. When I tried to emerge it, it failed with the following error: Could not run/locate “i386-pc-linux-gnu-gcc” After searching around I found this thread on the Gentoo forums which had some instructions how to handle this issue, but it didn’t help much. [Read More]