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Installed gnome-light, everything is working perfectly except starting gdm. Added gdm to init so it can launch it since the beggining. gdm loads but have a lot of video problems ...
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    gdm and masked packages


    Installed gnome-light, everything is working perfectly except starting gdm. Added gdm to init so it can launch it since the beggining. gdm loads but have a lot of video problems in both the console and gdm itself like some yellow lines in the screen (i'm using vesafb-tng with 1280x1024@60 console resolution compiled in the kernel). but this doesn't happen when I load gdm after i'm in a usabe console.

    Also, I'm trying to install alacarte but I always get that the package has been masked for x86, is there anyway to bypass this?
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    post the output when you try to emerge alacarte. don't know about gdm though, sorry
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    It is hard masked with package.mask
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    Code:
    echo "x11-misc/alacarte" >> /etc/portage/package.unmask
    you'll probably also have to unmask it in keywords too
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    echo "x11-misc/alacarte ~x86" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
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    Package Managers! Apt-Get and Portage (among others) allow users to install programs MUCH easier than Windows can.
    Hardware Drivers. In SuSE, ALL the hardware is detected and installed automatically! How is this harder than Windows' constant disc changing and rebooting?

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    I'll try this, thank you
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