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Originally Posted by smolloy Originally Posted by bryansmith You could always use portage from the command line. No need for that silly thing called a gui! Good point!!! I might ...
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- 11-08-2005 #11
Originally Posted by smolloy
BryanLooking for a distro? Look here.
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- 11-08-2005 #12Originally Posted by smolloyRegistered Linux user #270181
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- 11-08-2005 #13Originally Posted by techieMoe
I'm intrigued by this gentoo-with-a-gui approach, so I'll keep any eye on your webpage.....Registered Linux user #388328 || Registered LFS user #15880
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- 11-15-2005 #14
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Actually Im quite new to linux also, im using the Knoppix livedvd instead of windows anymore and am willing to switch completely to linux. Gentoo is the only one i have in mind after trying the RR64 Gentoo, Knoppix, Mandrake, Suse, and Redhat. I have read alot of the gentoo manual, books about linux, command line tutorials, and still cant comprehend how to install gentoo, or how to use the portage system. Can someone please explain to me how to get a stage1 to commence. I cant even get a stage3 to commence after hours and hours of trying. It is quite frustrating. I want to install gentoo through knoppix so that i can read the online manual while installing, however once i create the /mnt/gentoo thats about as far as i can get.
- 11-15-2005 #15
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Don't forget everyone, if you use a distro with Anaconda as the installer, it Just Works (TM). Also, make sure you are very careful if you do the non newbie friendly installation, because except for LFS, Gentoo is one of the hardest distros to install in the world! But if you finish it alive, give yourself 50 big pats on the back. Repeat with half the amount when you get X and a Window Manager working.
"Just Works" is a trademark registered under the GPL by the Anaconda Fan Club...nah just kidding!