Reasons to love (and hate) gentoo

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Some reasons I love the Gentoo Linux Distribution:

* Fast. Wow is it fast.
* Packages are up to date.
* FreeBSD-ish ports system. Compile everything from scratch.
* Awesome for home uses and personal stuff.

Reasons I *hate* Gentoo:

* FreeBSD-ish ports system. Compiling everything from scratch is awesome for home users, but when you administer hundreds of servers IT SUCKS. Yes, you can set up a binary repository. No, it's not easy. Every other distribution/flavor makes this easy. Why don't you make it easy Gentoo?

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That's quite the enlightening list...

There have been bad "top" lists to do with Gentoo before, but this is without question, the worst. He claims that he's not uneducated, but I'm pretty sure if anyone spent more than five minutes with Gentoo, they could write more than a total of six pros/cons.

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