Resources For You

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Resources For You

Post by wolfden » Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:02

Some good stuff for the new people to review

What do I download?
amd64, x86_64, x86, K, G, Core etc. - What do they all mean?

Most Important
Learn the Package Managers
<<<<< This is vitally important >>>>> <--- Binary Package Manager ... tage_Guide <-- Emerge/Portage Guide - Update/Install Packages - Source Package Manager

Fresh Install - where to start ... t_to_do.3F

Links to Bookmark <-- FAQ <------- Gentoo Documentation Resources List <--- full of howto and everything else <--- temp gentoo wiki till gentoo wiki is rebuilt <------- Gentoo Documentation Resources <--- simply enter the word Gentoo plus your keywords <---- Official Gentoo Documentation <--- Gentoo Handbook <--- Emerge Quick User Guide ... tage_Guide <-- Emerge/Portage Guide - Update/Install Packages - Source Package Manager <--Use Portage Correctly <--- Binary Package Manager ... =Main_Page <--- Sabayon Wiki ... _to_Debian <--- Converting from Debian to Gentoo <---Browse Portage via Web
viewtopic.php?f=54&t=10578 <-- Understanding /etc/make.conf
viewtopic.php?f=54&t=10863 <-- Understanding config files/update config files
viewtopic.php?f=54&t=5531 <-- unofficial world update/update entire system ** APPLIES TO PORTAGE-ONLY INSTALLATION **
viewtopic.php?f=53&t=9882 <-- howto update compiz-fusion to latest dev. version
viewtopic.php?f=50&t=8518#p72605 <-- how not to look stupid asking for help

Moderator Edit (May 16, 2012): Note that the thread referring to updating 'world' (viewtopic.php?f=54&t=5531) is not applicable to SL any more, as it predates the invention of the Entropy package manager and was posted in the days when the only package manager for SL was Gentoo's Portage. If you are using SL now then you should not follow the procedure in that thread. Also note that, as the packages in SL installed using the Entropy package manager are binary packages, making any changes to the file make.conf has no effect. The only time changes to make.conf would have an impact is if you were using the Portage package manager to install packages from their source code. Unless you know what you are doing, you should leave make.conf alone as you may end up breaking your installation.

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Re: Resources For You

Post by StrongBad » Wed Jun 17, 2009 3:25

Wolfden, thank you so much for putting out this great info! You seem to put a lot into the community here and it's really helpful.

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Re: Resources For You

Post by barret » Mon Sep 21, 2009 19:00

Thanks for all the information. It is of great help and without it I might not have been able to get everything going. :D

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Re: Resources For You

Post by xtaticego » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:55

Thank you. Just what I need to figure out Sabayon.

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Re: Resources For You

Post by SpuriousBolognas » Tue Jan 12, 2010 16:22

Thanks a lot. I have a question. I looked at the fresh install guide and worked through it but came across a warning message saying that equo world was deprecated and that I should instead use equo upgrade. That's not really my question because the answer is obvious. What I'm wondering is, is it OK to just use Sulfur for updates? I've noticed the GUI package manager has dramatically improved since the last time I used Sabayon.

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Re: Resources For You

Post by obnascar » Sat Jan 16, 2010 21:52

Sulfur is what I problems
"I haven't lost my mind, it is backed up on disk somewhere"

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Re: Resources For You

Post by daniel.d.kaufman » Thu Jan 28, 2010 22:57

Thank you all for this great info in this section. As a new user of Sabayon it has been a great help. I must say this is by far my fave distro.

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Re: Resources For You

Post by s4byf4n » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:06

nice, really useful

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Re: Resources For You

Post by whozai » Thu Apr 01, 2010 21:15

thanx new to sabayon and this really help..... :D

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Re: Resources For You

Post by dragonauta » Thu Apr 08, 2010 18:40

I'm very new to Sabayon and this helps a lot.

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