Project info for Gentoo

Share This Created 14 Dec 2001 at 10:19 UTC by rw, last modified 3 Mar 2003 at 00:05 UTC by mascot.


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Gentoo Linux is a versatile and fast, completely free Linux distribution for x86, PowerPC, Sparc, and Sparc64 that's geared towards Linux power users. Unlike other distros, it has an advanced package management system called Portage. Portage is a true ports system in the tradition of BSD ports, but is Python-based and sports a number of advanced features including dependencies, fine-grained package management, "fake" (OpenBSD-style) installs, path sandboxing, safe unmerging, system profiles, virtual packages, config file management, and more.

License: GPL

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