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    I have a gentoo4.2000 cd.How do I get into the gui mode?

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    The Gentoo cd's are for installing Gentoo. There is no GUI mode.

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    If you want a live cd, look for the Gentoo2005 Live CD, supports brand-new reiser4 :P
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    i belive there is away of installing through knoppix if you are scared of just a command line...

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    Yes, there is, and I HIGHLY recommend it. Makes things MUCH easier.

    Also, if you have a wireless network, it is apparently the only way to do a Stage1 (I hear that Gentoo LiveCD doesn't support wireless).

    There's a doc at:

    http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/altinstall.xml#doc_chap3

    Basically, you boot into Knoppix and do everything through a terminal there. You get a GUI, Internet, and Tux Racer / Gaim to pass the time. And ndiswrapper, which is a godsend for those with Linksys cards.

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    recent live cds have wireless support

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    For doing an install from knoppix, you still need the command line.
    [/code]
    $ sudo su
    #knoppix-installer
    [/code]

    and off you go with the debian installer.
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    Mine is the live cd.Its boots into the command prompt.

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    there is not GUI mode on the gentoo live cd's (yet, they are working on it for future releases) except for a few fizlewizzle cds

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    Quote Originally Posted by variant
    there is not GUI mode on the gentoo live cd's (yet, they are working on it for future releases) except for a few fizlewizzle cds
    I think i heard rumnors that the Reiser4 install/Live CD has GUI on it with XFCE/Fluxbox/couple of other WM's.
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