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* [[Gentoo_Plugin|How to install a plugin]]
* [[GENTOO Vdr plugin update|How to update all plugins at once]]
* [[GENTOO Vdr plugin update|How to update all plugins at once]]
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* [[GENTOO Osdteletext-plugin|OSDTeletext]]
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*Tips for some plugins:
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* [[GENTOO Mailbox-plugin|Mailbox]]
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** [[GENTOO Osdteletext-plugin|OSDTeletext]]
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* [[GENTOO Mplayer-plugin|MPlayer]]
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** [[GENTOO Mailbox-plugin|Mailbox]]
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* [[GENTOO Mp3-plugin|MP3]]
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** [[GENTOO Mplayer-plugin|MPlayer]]
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* [[GENTOO Remote-plugin|Remote]]
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** [[GENTOO Mp3-plugin|MP3]]
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* [[GENTOO Streamdev-plugin|Streamdev]]
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** [[GENTOO Remote-plugin|Remote]]
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* [[GENTOO TvtvGrundsystem|Tvtv]]
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** [[GENTOO Streamdev-plugin|Streamdev]]
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* [[GENTOO DvdGrundsystem|Dvd]]
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** [[GENTOO TvtvGrundsystem|Tvtv]]
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* [[GENTOO VcdGrundsystem|Vcd]]
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** [[GENTOO DvdGrundsystem|Dvd]]
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* [[GENTOO Dxr3-plugin|DXR3]]
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** [[GENTOO VcdGrundsystem|Vcd]]
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* [[GENTOO Prefermenu-plugin|Prefermenu]]
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** [[GENTOO Dxr3-plugin|DXR3]]
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* [[GENTOO Pilot-plugin|Pilot]]
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** [[GENTOO Prefermenu-plugin|Prefermenu]]
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** [[GENTOO Pilot-plugin|Pilot]]
==VDR addons==
==VDR addons==

Revision as of 12:25, 4 December 2005

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Contents

Description

Gentoo Linux is a special kind of Linux distribution. Nearly every software application is build and optimized for your system. Extreme performance, configurability and a first-class user and developer community are the quality marks of Gentoo.

Thanks to the Portage system, Gentoo is well-suited as

  • secure server
  • development system
  • professional workstation
  • gaming system
  • embedded system
  • what ever you like...

This is the reason Gentoo is called a metadistribution.

Assets and drawbacks

+ Support for x86-, PowerPC-, UltraSparc- and Alpha
+ Live-CD based installation for x86 und PowerPC
+ Several optimised Linux kernels (2.4.xx-gs, 2.6.xx)
+ Modern development system (glibc 2.x, gcc 3.x.x)
+ Great choice of file systems (ReiserFS, XFS, ext3, EVMS, LVM, ...)
+ Great hardware support (NVIDIA, Creative Labs Live! und Audigy)
+ Modular OpenGL- and Compiler-Sub-System
+ Over 4000 modern and up-to-date software packages
+ Extended Portage capabilities
- Linux knowledge required

Basic installation

VDR plugins

VDR addons

Ebuild development

Links

[1] http://www.gentoo.org Gentoo homepage
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