Gentoo Wiki Community made documentation Flameeyes's Unofficial ebuilds has unofficial ebuilds for Gentoo.gentoox is a Gentoo based Linux distribution for XBOX. Taylor has made some excellent Gentoo artwork and a theme called Lila.
emerge can also update the portage tree, making new and updated packages available.emerge gracefully handles updating installed packages to newer releases as well.I recently installed vidalinux on a spare hard drive.It's a distro that's pretty much a stage 3 install of gentoo. so I emerged portage, which took about 2 1/2 hours.Once I become more comfortable I'll be less shy about tweaking the settings.
3) I generally understand what config files are for but if anyone could clarify the purpose of config files I would really appreciate it Thanks for you time.You'll see some processor activity and perhaps a service restart entry in any event logs you may have configured, but apart from that the update process itself is silent. We have thoroughly tested the updates on our test platforms and with a number of beta-test schools nationally.We only release updates to our customers when they have been thoroughly tested in a number of environments; however, we can’t replicate every individual configuration across the country so, if in the unlikely event you do encounter a problem that you believe to be due to the Emerge Update please contact our support team where your issue will be dealt with as a matter of priority...may only be used on school trips every once in a while or devices that are reserved for supply teachers - these devices may well sit unused expect in emergencies or exceptional circumstances so you need to check they have the latest app versions.It handles both source and binary packages, and it can be used to create binary packages for distribution. You can specify packages to install in five possible ways: an atom, a set, an installed file, an ebuild, or a tbz2file.An ebuild must be, at a minimum, a valid Portage package directory name without a version or category, such as portage or python.Each flavor of Calculate Linux features a binary repository for precompiled packages that are optimized for the given distribution.