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UniBox
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:55 am    Post subject: Choosing the right profile: long list, which profile? Reply with quote

The installation has changed a bit since 2005 :-)

Choosing the right profile: it's a long list and doesn't fit my screen, how do I pause the view?
Now I'm posting quick verification: for a server without desktop (want to create a nas, webserver, plex, ...), I probably just choose my CPU architecture?
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fedeliallalinea
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can use pipes for redirect output to less command
Code:
# eselect profile list | less

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

... or scroll back in buffer. Shift+PgUp
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

... or use Systemrescuecd that has the xfce terminal. Be sure to use the chroot command from the alternative install wiki.
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