And emerge will automatically handle any dependencies a desired package has.
Read our unofficial emerge user guide for more information on how to use it. Portage uses description files called to control how packages are compiled and installed.
The whole process is described in detail in the Gentoo Linux Handbook.
This is time consuming, but not much harder than following a cookie recipe.
This will make your system seem slow when using it normally, because it's busy doing something else. To prevent this, add nice manual page Setting the nice level to '-19' might make gcc compile slightly faster but will make your box really laggy.
Gentoo has a security limit on XFree that only allows the same user (from the same machine) use the X server.
Next time if a config file has to be put on the system and it does have an other checksum the characters ._cgg0000_ are put in front of the new config file and emerge tells you that updates are necessary or available.
You should probably read the other articles below first to better understand things.First let me say that there is a several ways to doing things on SL.I am not saying that my way is the best way by any means.gentoox is a Gentoo based Linux distribution for XBOX. Taylor has made some excellent Gentoo artwork and a theme called Lila.Documentation: About Gentoo Linux User Docs Developer Docs Other Docs Philosophy Installation: Gentoo Handbook Resources: Mailing lists Discussion forums Official Gentoo IRC channels Security Announcements Online package database Developer List Bugzilla bug tracker Download Mirrors Daily CVS Change Log View our CVS via the web Performance benchmarks Graphics: Logos and themes Icons Screen Shots Miscellaneous Resources: Gentoo Linux Store Gentoo-hosted projects IBM d W/Intel article archive Gentoo is a Linux based operating system (OS) for computers (x86, Power PC, Ultra Sparc and Alpha).