Emerge blocker: =net-analyzer/openvas-7.0.6

After a Portage tree sync, OpenVAS was to be upgraded to version 7.0.6 (having ACCEPT_KEYWORDS ~amd64). Unfortunately, this somehow triggered Portage into belching out a lot of blocker errors. Even after unmerging all OpenVAS packages to start over from a clean state, Portage still wanted me to install the following: $ eix -e openvas * […]

WiFi on Gentoo using a RTL8192CU wireless adapter

I’m trying to set up a wifi network interface on my Gentoo box, using a Realtek RTL8192CU wireless adapter. After poking in the kernel configuration menu, I activated the following items: Networking support > Wireless (CONFIG_WIRELESS) Networking support > Wireless > cfg80211 – wireless configuration API (CONFIG_CFG80211) Networking support > Wireless > enable powersave by […]