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Gentoo spotted on space station.

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Gentoo A number of Gentoo fans pointed out that Portage was spotted running on a space station, albeit a space station on the popular US cartoon TV series Archer. Look closely at the rightmost monitor.

Interview with Milan Kazarka

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Interviews Milan is from Foresight Media s.r.o, who produce interactive Touch Tables, that run Gentoo Linux. One of the products are a low cost alternative to Microsoft's Surface.

Gentoo Linux 12.0 reviewed: Linux For The Toughies

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Gentoo Gentoo Linux 12.0 LiveDVD was released recently. Although not as popular as Ubuntu, this Linux distro is good enough for those who want to learn more about their system's functionality and GNU/Linux.

Gentoo 12 review – the product of an established community

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Gentoo Say “Gentoo” and most people think of a source code based DIY distro. However, this is a pre-built desktop system that comes as 3.4GB disk image. Michael Reed takes it for a spin…

Oh Gentoo

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Gentoo Well it’s been a couple of months now since the start of Experiment 2.0 and I’ve had plenty of time to learn about Gentoo, see its strengths and… sit waiting through its weaknesses.

Gentoo Christens Shiny New Wiki

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Web The Gentoo project today announced the official Gentoo Wiki. This step has been a long time coming. When disaster took out most of the volunteer wiki several years ago, a big hole was left. This hole has now been filled by a "herd of proper Gentoo developers."

The state of Gentoo

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Gentoo It's been three years since LWN last covered Gentoo Linux, so checking in on Gentoo's activities since then seems appropriate. Let's start with a re-introduction to Gentoo.

2011 Gentoo Screenshot Contest Results

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Gentoo As the quantity and quality of this year's entries will attest, Gentoo is alive, well, and taking no prisoners!

Digging deeper with Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Gentoo is not like other Linux distribution. Where more fashionable distributions worry about fast installation and ease of use, Gentoo worries about efficient compilation and degrees of customisation. Richard Hillesley explains its history.

Gentoo Gets an Installer

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Gentoo Almost as though they heard my suggestions, Gentoo now has an installer. It's not included on an official Live DVD just yet, but it just might next release.

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