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I was curious if there are any Linux distros that are based off Gentoo? I see there are many based off debian, slackware, redhat, mandrake. I was curious if any ...
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    Other Gentoo based distros?


    I was curious if there are any Linux distros that are based off Gentoo? I see there are many based off debian, slackware, redhat, mandrake. I was curious if any have taken off of Gentoo.
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    Have you used that? Any thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lotharjade
    Have you used that? Any thoughts?
    I have used it, it is a good distro.
    It uses portage.
    When you first boot up with it, you get a Gnome desktop. IMO this had to go. It was not a problem getting KDE, it just took awhile to emerge.
    And I didn't think to set any USE flags, "emerge kde" might have been a little quicker if I had.
    All in all, I thought Vidalinux was a pretty good distro.
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    Yeah, I am considering using Fluxbox instead of Gnome or KDE. It would be interesting if someone made a flavor of Gentoo based around that.
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    VidaLinux 1.1 was good. There were a couple of small things that didn't work (some easy to fix, some more time-consuming) but all in all, I would recommend it to someone who wants a stepping stone for Gentoo.

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    if you want a gentoo based fluxbox environment distro then try Navyn OS or Flash Linux, as per distrowatch.com; however, you should just go with gentoo
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    gantoo bace distros

    i have found one of the best gentoo bace dirstro in a long time its sabayon it installs from a live dvd and took only 5 min on my sys it uses portage and hads its own package manager equo too try it out and let me knwo that you all think about it
    install it in 5 min wow and everyting work even wireles stuff

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