Resources For You

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Resources For You

Postby 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 >>>>>
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php?title=En:Entropy <--- Binary Package Manager
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php? ... tage_Guide <-- Emerge/Portage Guide - Update/Install Packages - Source Package Manager

Fresh Install - where to start
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php? ... t_to_do.3F

Links to Bookmark
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php?title=FAQ <-- FAQ
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/list.xml <------- Gentoo Documentation Resources List
http://gentoo-wiki.com/Main_Page <--- full of howto and everything else
http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/ <--- temp gentoo wiki till gentoo wiki is rebuilt
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/ <------- Gentoo Documentation Resources
http://google.com <--- simply enter the word Gentoo plus your keywords
http://gentoo-wiki.com/Official_Gentoo_Documentation <---- Official Gentoo Documentation
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/index.xml <--- Gentoo Handbook
http://linuxreviews.org/gentoo/emerge/ <--- Emerge Quick User Guide
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php? ... tage_Guide <-- Emerge/Portage Guide - Update/Install Packages - Source Package Manager
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Use_Portage_Correctly <--Use Portage Correctly
http://wiki.sabayonlinux.org/index.php?title=En:Entropy <--- Binary Package Manager
http://www.sabayonlinux.org/wiki/index. ... =Main_Page <--- Sabayon Wiki
http://gentoo-wiki.info/TIP_Converting_ ... _to_Debian <--- Converting from Debian to Gentoo
http://gentoo-portage.com/Browse <---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

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby obnascar » Sat Jan 16, 2010 21:52

Sulfur is what I use......no problems
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Re: Resources For You

Postby 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

Postby s4byf4n » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:06

nice, really useful
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Re: Resources For You

Postby whozai » Thu Apr 01, 2010 21:15

thanx alot...im new to sabayon and this really help..... :D
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Re: Resources For You

Postby dragonauta » Thu Apr 08, 2010 18:40

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