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* [[GENTOO Vdrconvert|VDRConvert]]
 
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* Function of the [[GENTOO Watchdog|Watchdog]]
 
* Function of the [[GENTOO Watchdog|Watchdog]]
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==Ebuild development==
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* [[GENTOO Own ebuilds|How can i bring in my own Ebuilds to gentoo.de?]]
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* [[GENTOO Test ebuilds|How to test own Ebuilds?]]
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* [[GENTOO Ebuild development environment|The VDR Ebuild development environment]]
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* [[GENTOO Vdr ebuild namespace|VDR Ebuild namespace]]
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* [[GENTOO Vdr options (stable)|All options for VDR (stable)]]
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* [[GENTOO Vdr options (devel)|All options for VDR (development)]]
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
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| [1]
 
| [1]
| http://gentoo.org
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| http://www.gentoo.org
| Gentoo
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| Gentoo homepage
 
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[[Category:Distributions]]
 
[[Category:Distributions]]
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[[Category:Gentoo]]
  
 
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Revision as of 03:29, 27 November 2004

http://www.gentoo.org/images/gtop-s.jpg

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 meta distribution.

Assets and drawbacks

+ Support for x86-, PowerPC-, UltraSparc- und Alpha + Live-CD based installation for x86 und PowerPC + Several optimiced Linux kernel (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- und 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