Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: ubiquitous1980 <nixuser1980@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Portage GUI interfaces...
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 04:11:44
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Portage GUI interfaces... by BRM
1 BRM wrote:
2 > I am interested in finding a GUI interface for working with portage, preferably for KDE4.
3 > Namely b/c I am getting a little tired of having konsole windows open and not being able to keep track of where I am in the emerge update process - something a GUI _ought_ to be able to resolve.
4 >
5 > In googling, I noticed Kuroo, but it's no longer maintained (nearly 2 years out of date now, so it would have to have been KDE3) so it's been understandably removed from mainline portage - though I also noticed information on a Kuroo overlay.
6 >
7 > And I also came across Porthole; however, all versions are marked Unstable/Testing (~) at the moment.
8 >
9 > Can anyone give some advice on these or others?
10 >
11 >
12 > Ben
13 >
14 >
15 >
16 >
17 In the case that there is not a GUI tool, why not run as root # tail -f
18 /var/log/emerge.log
20 It tells you what is being installed at present
22 Another, to see what you are downloading is # tail -f
23 /var/log/emerge-fetch.log
25 Good Luck :)


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] Portage GUI interfaces... Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] Portage GUI interfaces... Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>