Tag Archives: Gentoo

Adding a hostname to Logrotate email subjects

I have logrotate running on my virtual servers ( both local and Amazon EC2 based ) and configured to send myself all log files by email daily. They are all running virtually the same configuration, and this makes it difficult to work out which log file is tied to which machine. The simplest way to fix this, is to ensure all logrotate emails append the hostname of the machine it is sending from within the subject of the email.

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Google Cloud Print on Gentoo

Google have recently released their Google Cloud Print service . It is currently built into Google Chrome on Windows and Mac, but unfortunately it is not yet available officially for Linux.

Fortunately there is an unofficial open source project on Github, called cloudprint . It is fairly new, so isn’t yet in the Gentoo repositories, so I’ve produced an ebuild to make it easy to install and setup under Gentoo Linux.

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Setting up a HP LaserJet P1102w Printer on Gentoo

Looking For an Ubuntu specific guide? Try here .

Today I finally replaced my aging Inkjet printer with a new Laser one. I eventually decided upon the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w printer, as from scouring forums it seems to have good support to Linux, in addition to being a relatively cheap WiFi laser printer. Setting it up under Gentoo wasn’t as simple as I’d hoped, but I now have it up and running on my WiFi network.

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