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Revision as of 02:12, October 23, 2014

Testing GNOME 3.14

GNOME 3.14 is now available in Funtoo, masked for testing. Help us test it!

By Dantrell / October 22, 2014

This is a News item page, and you can comment using DISQUS at the bottom.

GNOME 3.14 is now available in Funtoo, masked for testing. Please help us test it. If you find bugs, or want more detailed information on what is included, please see FL-1637.



These instructions assume that your /etc/portage/package.{unmask,use} locations are directories.

First, sync the tree if you haven't recently as you need access to a file in the tree:

root # emerge --sync

Now, create a symlink to the GNOME 3.14 mask file, reversijng it in the process:

root # cd /etc/portage/package.unmask
root # ln -s /var/portage/tree/funtoo/profiles/package.mask/funtoo-gnome .

Then to simplify matters, enable the gnome mix-in:

root # eselect profile list
root ##g##Currently available mix-ins profiles:  
  [11]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/audio  
  [12]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/console-extras  
  [13]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/dvd  
  [14]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/gnome  
  [15]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/kde  
  [16]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/mate  
  [17]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/media  
  [18]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/print  
  [19]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/python3-only 
  [20]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/rhel5-compat 
  [21]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-db  
  [22]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-mail 
  [23]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-web
  [24]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/X 
  [25]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/xfce 
  [26]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/vmware-guest 
  [27]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/hardened
root # eselect profile add 14

Finally, add the relevant section to your /etc/portage/package.use/funtoo-gnome file:

gnome-light (without mix-in)
gnome-extra/evolution-data-server gtk
x11-libs/libxcb xkb
media-libs/cogl gles2
gnome (with mix-in)
# required by eog-plugins
media-gfx/eog-plugins python_single_target_python3_3

# required by evolution
gnome-extra/evolution-data-server gnome-online-accounts
media-libs/libchamplain gtk

# required by gnome-boxes
net-misc/spice-gtk gtk3 -pulseaudio

# required by gnome-music
media-sound/gnome-music python_single_target_python3_3

# required by gnome-photos
dev-libs/libgdata gnome
media-plugins/grilo-plugins upnp-av


Installing GNOME 3.14


To emerge gnome run the following command

root # emerge gnome

To emerge gnome-light run the following command

root # emerge gnome-light

Upgrading from GNOME 3.12

To update "gnome" or "gnome-light" run the following command:

root # emerge -vauDN world