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Re: [vox] Gentoo Linux?

How does Gentoo compare to Sorceror?

On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Rod Roark wrote:

> On Friday 07 June 2002 04:07 pm, Stephen M. Helms wrote:
> > Anyone using Gentoo Linux?  I am interested in a comparison of it to
> > debian.  I will be doing a few new linux installs so I thought now might
> > be the time to take a look at something else.
> Gentoo has been my standard desktop OS for about the last 
> 3 months.  I love it, because it lets me stay up-to-date 
> with the latest releases of just about everything, with no 
> extra effort on my part.
> Also I've found the gentoo developers to be very open to
> requests and suggestions.  Most recently, I inquired about
> support for the new LyX 1.2 release, then helped the 
> developer figure out a build problem, and the next day it
> was done.
> Just last night I started an update to the latest KDE
> (, whatever that is) and a few other things, 
> and when I got up this morning it was all done.
> For those who don't already know: Gentoo builds everything
> from source.  As a former Linux-from-Scratch user, I
> *really* appreciate how easy gentoo makes it to do that.
> Cheers,
> -- Rod
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