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The problem with Gentoo

http://thinkmoult.com

I’d like to say that I see Gentoo as a distribution that should allow me to easily use my computer whilst keeping configuration as flexible as possible. Of course with customisation we often get a tradeoff in usability, but nevertheless there are a couple areas where this tradeoff shouldn’t occur...

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Created by zarkovic 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
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Gentoo: Ten Years Emerge

http://www.linux-mag.com

Gentoo, the most popular source based distribution, has turned ten years old. What benefits does a such a system provide over its binary distros? As Linux becomes more and more popular, is there still a place for source based distros?

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Created by clandestine 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
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Gentoo Linux anniversary LiveDVD 10.0

http://www.itrunsonlinux.com

Gentoo Linux celebrates its 10th anniversary, with a special edition LiveDVD. This LiveDVD features a superb list of packages.

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Created by t1000 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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Explaining Why We Don't Endorse Other Systems

http://www.gnu.org

"We're often asked why we don't endorse a particular system—usually a popular GNU/Linux distribution. The short answer to that question is that they don't follow the free system distribution guidelines. But since it isn't always easy to see how a particular system fails to follow the guidelines, we still get these questions.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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An interview with Patryk Rządziński, head of IT at OSTC Poland

http://www.gentoo.org

Global Financial Derivative trading company, OSTC Poland, uses Gentoo Linux in significant sectors of its IT infrastructure. We spoke with long time Gentoo user and head of OSTC Poland's IT department, Patryk Rzadzinski, to learn more.

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Gentoo Will Celebrate 10th Birthday With LiveDVD

http://www.phoronix.com

Last year Gentoo canceled their 2008 release plans to focus on putting out just one release per year, while in years past they had put out as many as four releases per calendar year.

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Gentoo Ten LiveDVD Testing

http://www.gentoo.org

"Attention Gentoo Community, In honor of Gentoo's 10th birthday, we are producing a new livedvd! We need YOU to test it on as many x86 and x86_64 machines as you can and post bugs..."

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10th Anniversary of Gentoo

http://blog.funtoo.org

NeddySeagoon and I have been trying to figure out the official 10th anniverary date of Gentoo, and here are the dates I've figured out so far...

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Created by ItalianPenguin 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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Is Gentoo dying or just becoming old?

http://www.mindstab.net

I haven't really touched my Gentoo desktop in over a year. I I wanted to stay with Gentoo, I'd have a day or two of compiling a head of me, and then who knows what integration head aches as programs and config files change.

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Cuba launches Gentoo Linux distro

http://www.desktoplinux.com

The Cuban government has launched its own version of Gentoo Linux, dubbed "Nova." The distribution was developed in response to embargo hassles in updating and acquiring Windows, as well as concerns over U.S. government spying via the OS, says an industry report.

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Created by Gorossian 5 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 43 weeks ago
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RMS: “Gentoo is a GNU/Linux system”

http://lists.gnu.org

"When people see that we use and recommend the name GNU/Linux for a system that many others call just “Linux”, they ask many questions. Here are common questions, and our answers..." -- via GNU/Linux FAQ by Richard Stallman

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Time to move to Funtoo Linux

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

I have been planning to move to Funtoo Linux, a derivative of Gentoo Linux, for over a month now. The install is basically the same as a Gentoo installation. The only difference is that instead of using Gentoo’s Portage, you can choose to just use Daniel Robbin’s Funtoo git-based Portage located at Github.

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Podcast 42 Daniel Robbins (Funtoo)

http://www.linuxcrazy.com

"Interview with Daniel Robbins. Founder of Gentoo Linux and his current project is Funtoo..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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Why am I moving to Gentoo?

http://blog.hartwork.org

I think of this question again and again. For one because because people are asking me. People who love Debian, people who dislike continuous compilation.

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Created by C733tus 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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A Gentoo User Gives Debian a Go Around

http://lxer.com

A few weeks ago, I installed Debian for the first time on the desktop. Once, a friend and I installed a console-only version on another desktop and we connected remotely to his hosted game server which also ran Debian, so I hoped I should be a bit familiar with it.

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Created by bollezza 6 years 4 days ago – Made popular 6 years 3 days ago
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