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For me, Gentoo is about *convenient* choice

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Gentoo It's often said, that Gentoo is all about choice, but that doesn't quite fit what it is for me. The highest ability to choose is Linux from scratch. What really distinguishes Gentoo for me is that it makes it convenient to choose.

Gentoo updates and annoyances

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Gentoo After hearing about the recent MintCast mention of our experiment, I figured it was high time to post an update with what’s gone right and what’s been enraging about my experiences with Gentoo over the past month.

An interview with Patryk Rządziński, head of IT at OSTC Poland

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Interviews 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.

The size of the Gentoo tree

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Gentoo You might have noticed that I started working on cleaning up the tree (before I had a few problems with my system, but that’s for another day). Some people wondered whether that’s really going to make much difference, so I wanted to take a look.

Gentoo Ten LiveDVD Testing

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Gentoo In honor of Gentoo's 10th birthday, we are producing a new livedvd! We need YOU to test it.

My Love/Hate Relationship

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Gentoo Oh, Gentoo, how I really find myself hating you sometimes. Once upon a time, Gentoo Linux was a thriving community distro. These days, I've been finding it harder and harder to find solid answers.

Why Linux is so great?

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mihaimaga.wordpress: I’m using Linux since 2001 and it still amazes me day by day. After trying Red Hat, Mandrake, Debian, SuSE and many other flavors (yes, I do have a bag full of Linux distros CDs) I have chosen Gentoo as my main focus. It could be any other distribution, but that’s the advantage:

Rolling Distributions (or how I came to love Gentoo)

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Gentoo The concept of a rolling distribution is that there are no new releases. You install the base and from there you just keep your packages updated. Before I moved to Gentoo which is my current favorite distribution I was primarily a Slackware user.

why you should keep multiple gcc versions around (a case study in stupidity)

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psykil.livejournal: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

Oops. Every Gentoo user has seen this at some point.

Gentoo Celebrates 10 Years: 2009/10/04

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Gentoo Gentoo is turning 10 years old. For the last ten years, Gentoo has been committed to bringing the cutting edge source based distro to users that need more flexibility than binary packages can give them. With a vibrant community and over 300 developers, much has been accomplished since the beginning, Gentoo remains true to its origin.

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