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hi everyone... i was try to compile gentoo but its too hard for me and i give up... now i was download gentoo liveDVD witch is not minimal, it have ...
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    Installing Gentoo


    hi everyone...
    i was try to compile gentoo but its too hard for me and i give up...
    now i was download gentoo liveDVD witch is not minimal, it have 2.4 gb and i want install this... but how ?
    i run terminal in this liveDVD and i dont know what to write there to install them..
    can you help ??

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    Hello and Welcome.
    I don't think you can install from the LiveCd/DVD,,,,,,you can use the LiveCD as an alternate intall method but you'll still have to follow the Gentoo handbook. Which part was too hard for you?
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    Welcome to LinuxForums!

    I've not installed Gentoo myself (no time for it yet), but I would advise having the Gentoo Handbook close at hand before you give it a go.
    It really is one of the most well put together pieces of documentation I've yet to come across!
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    i download stges and type this: md5sum -c portage-latest.tar.bz2.md5sum
    -it works
    then i type this: md5sum -c stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2
    -||- .bz2.CONTENTS
    -||- .bz2.DIGEST
    i was save packages at the same name. and dont work
    for first command it say: stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2 no properly formatted MD5 then i try second command and it says the same
    then i try thir command and it says this:CONTENTS: FAILED open or read
    where i make mystake ??
    sorry my grammer is bad...
    thanks for helping, this s great forum

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    I had a problem with the md5sums too so here is what I did. Just download the stage 3 and issue this command:
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    md5sum stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2
    It'll spit out some numbers for you, which you must compare with the md5sum file that can be found in the same place that you downloaded the stage 3 from
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    thanks for helping
    i was type this command and recieve this num:
    8cba3edf427e8e5a9662d472210d0834
    what i must do now, i dont understand this "you must compare"
    if there are any command for do that, can you post

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    Quote Originally Posted by jason32 View Post
    thanks for helping
    i was type this command and recieve this num:
    8cba3edf427e8e5a9662d472210d0834
    what i must do now, i dont understand this "you must compare"
    if there are any command for do that, can you post
    The stage 3 that you downloaded, it is a good download, I checked it myself.
    When you downloaded the stage 3 from the internet, you should have seen some files with names like
    install-x86-minimal-20100126.iso 26-Jan-2010 07:16 101M
    install-x86-minimal-20100126.iso.CONTENTS 26-Jan-2010 07:16 3.2K
    install-x86-minimal-20100126.iso.DIGESTS 26-Jan-2010 07:16 348
    install-x86-minimal-20100126.iso.DIGESTS.asc 27-Jan-2010 01:35 1.2K
    stage3-i486-20100126.tar.bz2 26-Jan-2010 05:22 121M
    stage3-i486-20100126.tar.bz2.CONTENTS 26-Jan-2010 05:22 3.2M
    stage3-i486-20100126.tar.bz2.DIGESTS 26-Jan-2010 05:22 332
    stage3-i486-20100126.tar.bz2.DIGESTS.asc 27-Jan-2010 01:35 1.2K
    stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2 26-Jan-2010 15:39 121M
    stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2.CONTENTS 26-Jan-2010 15:40 3.2M
    stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2.DIGESTS 26-Jan-2010 15:40 332
    stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2.DIGESTS.asc
    Now, you downloaded stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2, so you need the DIGESTS file for this exact version of stage 3, so you would download stage3-i686-20100126.tar.bz2.DIGESTS and open it with a text editor, you will see the md5sum, that must match the output of the md5sum command.
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    thanks for your time...
    sorry but i cant open text editor there, im new in linux...
    i search in handbook, but nothon about text editor
    how can i open "stage3-i686....bz2" in text editor

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    Not the stage 3 file,,,,,the DIGESTS file, it's located in the same place that you downloaded the stage 3 from....but anyhow you don't need to bother with that, it checks out okay. Just continue reading the handbook and move onto the next step from downloading the stage 3
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    i thinh i will made...lol
    but now i cant update; command emerge --sync doesnt work it says:
    invalid token 'none' (not '='): etc/make.conf: line 583 in etc/make.conf
    is that nessessery to do that update ?

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