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gentoo gets no love here?

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or MAYBE...

 

no one uses Gentoo :P

 

;)

 

cheers

 

anyweb

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hehe, i use Gentoo myself, it pretty hard to setting up at the begining. but once it done then it easy to use.

 

Most people goto thier official site for help.

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The gentoo forums are possible one of the best distro based forums going. Actually it just won a Linux Format Award (for those that read the mag). Mmmmhh I think I'll stick them a e-mail .. try to bump up more support?

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Gentoo ist just the best distro ever. :D I really learned to love it. And I must truly admit that their forums are really excellent! All thumbs up...

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I know windows, programming and databases well, but next to nothing about linux.

I tried debian, slackware, suse and redhat before I tried gentoo.

 

The gentoo install was alot more involved than the others, but at the end of it I felt like I knew what the hell was going on, and there are lots of great how-to's for gentoo.

 

So yeah, I love it.

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I use gentoo pretty much exclusively on all of my machines. I just know it better, and feel that it is the best distro (if you don't mind compiling).

 

Distcc and ccache takes a lot of the time off of compiles, and it just works most of the time.

 

And yeah, the support forums, wiki, and documentation for gentoo are among the best anywhere.

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I tried Gentoo for a little bit, and it just didn't feel right. I now use Ubuntu, since my machine is nothing more than web/email/IM.

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I've got a gentoo server running for years now. It's my distro of choice tho i run Fedora as a desktop. :) As far as i see it, most of the distro's out there are just linux and well... linux = linux :) The main diffirence is mostly the packetmanager tho gentoo is diffirent sinds it needs to get compiled all the way :)

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I had a friend who was new to Linux but found gentoo easy to get on with - "emerge" took care of everything for him, was just a matter of finding out what he needed *to* emerge.

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