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Hello all, I have relatively little terminal experience but would like to get more. I want to use Gentoo because it is superior with USE flags, and I like it's ...
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- 04-11-2009 #1
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- Feb 2009
Installing from minimal CD, with EXT4, and xfce - can I do it?
- 04-11-2009 #2
For ext4, you will have to use a relatively new distro, such as Fedora 10 or 11, or the new Ubuntu 9.04. Basically, anything with a 2.6.28 kernel and up-to-date e2fsprogs.
Just boot into one of the livecds, and then install per the handbook starting at the partitioning.
Get ready though, Gentoo expects you to do EVERYTHING manually. You will have to configure everything yourself.
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- 04-12-2009 #3New to the internet, technical forums, or the hacker / open source community??
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- 04-13-2009 #4
- 04-13-2009 #5
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- Nov 2007
- Córdoba (Spain)
You can use any livecd. Or even another distro that's already installed. Just pick the handbook again and change "Gentoo minimal LiveCD" by whatever you want to use.