Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of HeadlessUsageGentoo


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Timestamp:
Jan 7, 2009, 11:10:10 PM (12 years ago)
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rb07
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Update with Gentoo news.

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    55A successfull installation entails three parts: package installation, configuration, and use.  We'll re-visit each part with a focus on Gentoo Linux[http://www.gentoo.org/].
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    7 The following information is current as of October 5, 2008.  As things change all the time details could become incorrect or obsolete, take that into account.
     7The following information is current as of January, 2009.  As things change all the time details could become incorrect or obsolete, take that into account.
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    99What is accomplished by these notes?  The current distribution of Transmission on Gentoo has several errors and lacks functionality.  A start script as the one above is a much better alternative; the instructions below show how to adjust the installation and the script under Gentoo.
     
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    2422422. As reported on the forum, the sleep on the script was increased to 2 seconds to avoid a communication failure between transmission-remote and the daemon.  I observed this problem, with twice the torrents reported before in the forum, so the daemon startup might be slower the more torrents it has and the problem may persist.
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     2443. Transmission 1.42 was added to portage... bad news is they discarded all my changes, there's at least one report about that release not working (I'm not going to test it, I'm not happy with the Gentoo kids that came, complained about the format I uploaded the changes, ignored the comments, marked as obsolete everything prior and then released their junk).