Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux
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Company / developer Gentoo Foundation
OS faimily Unix-like
Wirkin state Current
Soorce model Open soorce
Initial release 26 Julie 2000; 19 years ago (2000-07-26)[1]
Latest release Rolling release[2] / weekly (approximately)
Update method Emerge
Package manager Portage
Platforms IA-32, x86-64, IA-64, PA-RISC; PowerPC 32/64, SPARC 64-bit, DEC Alpha, ARM, Motorola 68K
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Userland GNU
Default uiser interface KDE Plasma Desktop frae LiveCD, GNOME, Xfce, Fluxbox, LXQT
License Free saftware an ither licenses
Offeecial wabsteid

Gentoo Linux (pronoonced /ˈɛnt/ JEN-too[3]) is a Linux distribution biggit uisin the Portage package management sestem. Unlik a binary saftware distribution, the soorce code is compiled locally accordin tae the uiser's preferences an is eften optimised for the speceefic teep o computer. Precompiled binaries are available for some lairger packages or thae wi no available soorce code.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Funtoo Linux History". 2017-02-09. 
  2. "Official Gentoo Handbook – Introduction". 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2011-01-18. 
  3. "Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions". Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  4. "Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions". Retrieved 2014-01-06.