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5<guide link="/doc/en/faq.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/faq.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title>
7<author title="Chief Architect"><mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail></author> 7<author title="Chief Architect"><mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail></author>
10<author title="Editor"><mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail></author> 10<author title="Editor"><mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail></author>
11<author title="Editor"><mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail></author> 11<author title="Editor"><mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail></author>
12<author title="Editor"><mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail></author> 12<author title="Editor"><mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail></author>
13<author title="Editor"><mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail></author> 13<author title="Editor"><mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail></author>
14<author title="Editor"><mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail></author> 14<author title="Editor"><mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail></author>
15<abstract>This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev mailing list and from IRC -- if you have any questions (or answers!) to add, please contact either an author or a member of the documentation team.</abstract> 15<abstract>
16This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev mailing list
17and from IRC -- if you have any questions (or answers!) to add, please contact either an author
18or a member of the documentation team.
19</abstract>
16 20
17<license/> 21<license/>
18 22
19<version>1.1.11</version> 23<version>1.1.11</version>
20<date>December 3, 2003</date> 24<date>December 3, 2003</date>
23<title>Featured Questions</title> 27<title>Featured Questions</title>
24<section> 28<section>
25<title>Getting Started</title> 29<title>Getting Started</title>
26<body> 30<body>
27<ul> 31<ul>
28<li><uri link="#doc_chap2_sect1">How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean? </uri></li> 32<li><uri link="#doc_chap2_sect1">How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean?</uri></li>
29<li><uri link="#doc_chap2_sect2">What makes Gentoo different?</uri></li> 33<li><uri link="#doc_chap2_sect2">What makes Gentoo different?</uri></li>
30</ul> 34</ul>
31</body> 35</body>
32</section> 36</section>
33<section> 37<section>
36<ul> 40<ul>
37<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect1">What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</uri></li> 41<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect1">What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</uri></li>
38<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect2">Why do the build .iso and .tbz2 files sometimes have different -r (revision) numbers?</uri></li> 42<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect2">Why do the build .iso and .tbz2 files sometimes have different -r (revision) numbers?</uri></li>
39<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect3">I'm finding things to be really unstable and I'm using "-O9 -ffast-math -fomit-frame-pointer" optimizations. What gives?</uri></li> 43<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect3">I'm finding things to be really unstable and I'm using "-O9 -ffast-math -fomit-frame-pointer" optimizations. What gives?</uri></li>
40<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect4">What's the default root password after installation?</uri></li> 44<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect4">What's the default root password after installation?</uri></li>
41<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect5">How can i change the root (or indeed any other user's) password?</uri></li> 45<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect5">How can I change the root (or indeed any other user's) password?</uri></li>
42<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect6">How do i add a normal user?</uri></li> 46<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect6">How do I add a normal user?</uri></li>
43<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect7">Why can't a user su to root? </uri></li> 47<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect7">Why can't a user su to root?</uri></li>
44<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect8">How do I enable devfs?</uri></li> 48<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect8">How do I enable devfs?</uri></li>
45<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect9">How to I disable devfs?</uri></li> 49<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect9">How to I disable devfs?</uri></li>
46<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect10">How do I get a /dev/mouse that doesn't go away when I reboot (when using devfs)? </uri></li> 50<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect10">How do I get a /dev/mouse that doesn't go away when I reboot (when using devfs)?</uri></li>
47<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect11">Grub can't find stage x.y?</uri></li> 51<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect11">Grub can't find stage x.y?</uri></li>
48<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect12">My ASUS CUV4X-D won't boot and it freezes during various stages of kernel loading and hardware detection.</uri></li> 52<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect12">My ASUS CUV4X-D won't boot and it freezes during various stages of kernel loading and hardware detection.</uri></li>
49<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect13">If I have Gentoo 1.4_rc1 can I upgrade to 1.4_rc2, 1.4_final/_rc3 without reinstalling?</uri></li> 53<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect13">If I have Gentoo 1.4_rc1 can I upgrade to 1.4_rc2/rc3/final without reinstalling?</uri></li>
50<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect14">My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</uri></li> 54<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect14">My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</uri></li>
51<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect15">My proxy requires authentication, what do I have to do?</uri></li> 55<li><uri link="#doc_chap3_sect15">My proxy requires authentication, what do I have to do?</uri></li>
52</ul> 56</ul>
53</body> 57</body>
54</section> 58</section>
62<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect4">How do I install and uninstall packages?</uri></li> 66<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect4">How do I install and uninstall packages?</uri></li>
63<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect5">How can I set a global configuration for compiling packages?</uri></li> 67<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect5">How can I set a global configuration for compiling packages?</uri></li>
64<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect6">What happened to /etc/make.defaults?</uri></li> 68<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect6">What happened to /etc/make.defaults?</uri></li>
65<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect7">Is there a way to upgrade all installed packages e.g. apt-get upgrade or make World?</uri></li> 69<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect7">Is there a way to upgrade all installed packages e.g. apt-get upgrade or make World?</uri></li>
66<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect8">When updating a package using emerge or ebuild, how do I avoid clobbering my config files?</uri></li> 70<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect8">When updating a package using emerge or ebuild, how do I avoid clobbering my config files?</uri></li>
67<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect9">I want to perform the ./configure step myself. Can I?</uri></li> 71<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect9">I want to perform the ./configure step myself. Can I?</uri></li>
68<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect10">What if rsync doesn't work for me?</uri></li> 72<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect10">What if rsync doesn't work for me?</uri></li>
69<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect11">How do I use emerge from behind a firewall?</uri></li> 73<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect11">How do I use emerge from behind a firewall?</uri></li>
70<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect12">Can I rsync from another operating system?</uri></li> 74<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect12">Can I rsync from another operating system?</uri></li>
71<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect13">I have only slow modem connection at home. Can I download sources somewhere else and add them to my system?</uri></li> 75<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect13">I have only slow modem connection at home. Can I download sources somewhere else and add them to my system?</uri></li>
72<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect14">.tar.gz sources for installed software are piling up in /usr/portage/distfiles/ using valuable space. Is it safe to delete these files?</uri></li> 76<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect14">.tar.gz sources for installed software are piling up in /usr/portage/distfiles/ using valuable space. Is it safe to delete these files?</uri></li>
73<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect15">I went to emerge blackdown-jdk and blackdown-jre, and afterwards java-config --list-available-vms would only list blackdown-jre. Openoffice would then refuse to emerge. What do I do? </uri></li> 77<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect15">I went to emerge blackdown-jdk and blackdown-jre, and afterwards java-config --list-available-vms would only list blackdown-jre. Openoffice then refuses to emerge. What do I do?</uri></li>
74<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect16">What's in /var/tmp/portage? Is it safe to delete the files and directories in /var/tmp/portage? </uri></li> 78<li><uri link="#doc_chap4_sect16">What's in /var/tmp/portage? Is it safe to delete the files and directories in /var/tmp/portage?</uri></li>
75</ul> 79</ul>
76</body> 80</body>
77</section> 81</section>
78<section> 82<section>
79<title>Usage</title> 83<title>Usage</title>
80<body> 84<body>
81<ul> 85<ul>
82<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect1">I have installed openssh on my box, but can only log in as root - my normal user account doesn't work.</uri></li> 86<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect1">I have installed openssh on my box, but can only log in as root - my normal user account doesn't work.</uri></li>
83<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect2">I can start X applications as root only. </uri></li> 87<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect2">I can start X applications as root only.</uri></li>
84<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect3">How do I set up an International Keyboard Layout?</uri></li> 88<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect3">How do I set up an International Keyboard Layout?</uri></li>
85<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect4">DNS name resolution works for root only. </uri></li> 89<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect4">DNS name resolution works for root only.</uri></li>
86<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect5">Why is KDE not reading /etc/profile? </uri></li> 90<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect5">Why is KDE not reading /etc/profile?</uri></li>
87<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect6">Why can't my user use their own crontab? </uri></li> 91<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect6">Why can't my user use their own crontab?</uri></li>
88<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect7">How do I get numlock to start on boot?</uri></li> 92<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect7">How do I get numlock to start on boot?</uri></li>
89<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect8">How do I have my terminal cleared when 93<li><uri link="#doc_chap5_sect8">How do I have my terminal cleared when I log out?</uri></li>
90I log out?</uri></li>
91</ul> 94</ul>
92</body> 95</body>
93</section> 96</section>
94<section> 97<section>
95<title>Maintenance</title> 98<title>Maintenance</title>
96<body> 99<body>
97<ul> 100<ul>
98<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect1">ReiserFS and filesystem corruption issues -- how to fix'em, etc</uri></li> 101<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect1">ReiserFS and filesystem corruption issues -- how to fix'em, etc...</uri></li>
99<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect2">How to I view the timestamps in /var/log/syslog.d, etc. on a pre-1.0_rc5 Gentoo system? </uri></li> 102<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect2">How to I view the timestamps in /var/log/syslog.d, etc. on a pre-1.0_rc5 Gentoo system?</uri></li>
100<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect3">Metalogd doesn't log in real time!</uri></li> 103<li><uri link="#doc_chap6_sect3">Metalogd doesn't log in real time!</uri></li>
101</ul> 104</ul>
102</body> 105</body>
103</section> 106</section>
104<section> 107<section>
105<title>Development</title> 108<title>Development</title>
106<body> 109<body>
107<ul> 110<ul>
108<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect1">Where can I report bugs?</uri></li> 111<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect1">Where can I report bugs?</uri></li>
109<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect2">How often are new releases made? </uri></li> 112<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect2">How often are new releases made?</uri></li>
110<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect3">I would like a package to be added to Portage; how would I go about this?</uri></li> 113<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect3">I would like a package to be added to Portage; how would I go about this?</uri></li>
111<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect4">How can I add a question or answer to this FAQ?</uri></li> 114<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect4">How can I add a question or answer to this FAQ?</uri></li>
112<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect5">make -f Makefile.cvs on a KDE app produces "invalid unused variable" errors </uri></li> 115<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect5">make -f Makefile.cvs on a KDE app produces "invalid unused variable" errors. What gives?</uri></li>
113<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect6">My speaker beeps like crazy while compiling Mozilla. How do I disable console beeps? </uri></li> 116<li><uri link="#doc_chap7_sect6">My speaker beeps like crazy while compiling Mozilla. How do I disable console beeps?</uri></li>
114</ul> 117</ul>
115</body> 118</body>
116</section> 119</section>
117<section> 120<section>
118<title>Resources</title> 121<title>Resources</title>
119<body> 122<body>
120<ul> 123<ul>
121<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect1">Where can I find more about supervise used by default in Gentoo Linux 1.0_rc5 and earlier? </uri></li> 124<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect1">Where can I find more about supervise used by default in Gentoo Linux 1.0_rc5 and earlier?</uri></li>
122<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect2">Where can I find more information about Gentoo Linux? </uri></li> 125<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect2">Where can I find more information about Gentoo Linux?</uri></li>
123<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect3">Can I buy a CD of Gentoo Linux?</uri></li> 126<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect3">Can I buy a CD of Gentoo Linux?</uri></li>
124<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect4">Why, when I hit reply to a post on a Gentoo mailing list, does my answer only go to the original poster and not the entire list?</uri></li> 127<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect4">Why, when I hit reply to a post on a Gentoo mailing list, does my answer only go to the original poster and not the entire list?</uri></li>
125<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect5">This FAQ hasn't answered my question. What do I do now? </uri></li> 128<li><uri link="#doc_chap8_sect5">This FAQ hasn't answered my question. What do I do now?</uri></li>
126</ul> 129</ul>
127</body> 130</body>
128</section> 131</section>
129</chapter> 132</chapter>
130 133
132<chapter> 135<chapter>
133 <title>Getting Started</title> 136 <title>Getting Started</title>
134 137
135 <section> 138 <section>
136 <title>How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean?</title> 139 <title>How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean?</title>
137 <body><p>Gentoo is a species of small fast penguin, pronounced "gen-too" (The "g" in "gentoo" is a soft "g", as in "gentle".)</p></body> 140 <body><p>Gentoo is a species of small fast penguin, pronounced "gen-too" (The "g" in "gentoo" is a soft "g", as in "gentle").</p></body>
138 </section> 141 </section>
139 142
140 <section> 143 <section>
141 <title>What makes Gentoo different?</title> 144 <title>What makes Gentoo different?</title>
142 <body> 145 <body>
146 <p>
143 <p>Gentoo Linux is a fast, modern distribution with a clean and flexible 147 Gentoo Linux is a fast, modern distribution with a clean and flexible
144 design -- in this respect, Gentoo may appeal to 148 design -- in this respect, Gentoo may appeal to
145 <uri link="http://www.slackware.com/">Slackware</uri>, 149 <uri link="http://www.slackware.com/">Slackware</uri>,
146 <uri link="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org">Linux From Scratch</uri> or 150 <uri link="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/">Linux From Scratch</uri> or
147 <uri link="http://www.bsd.org">BSD</uri> users. Unlike most Linux 151 <uri link="http://www.bsd.org/">BSD</uri> users. Unlike most Linux
148 distros, Gentoo has a package system reminiscent of BSD's ports, 152 distros, Gentoo has a package system reminiscent of BSD's ports,
149 meaning the packages are continually updated to the lastest 153 meaning the packages are continually updated to the lastest
150 versions. 154 versions.
151 </p> 155 </p>
152 </body> 156 </body>
153 </section> 157 </section>
154</chapter> 158</chapter>
155 159
156<chapter> 160<chapter>
157 <title>Installation</title> 161 <title>Installation</title>
158 162
159 <section> 163 <section>
160 164
161 <warn>REPORT all bugs to <uri>bugs.gentoo.org</uri>! Do not report bugs to upstream (original) 165 <warn>REPORT all bugs to <uri>http://bugs.gentoo.org/</uri>! Do not report bugs to upstream (original)
162 authors. Report the bugs to Gentoo, and we will move them upstream if necessary. 166 authors. Report the bugs to Gentoo, and we will move them upstream if necessary.
163 </warn> 167 </warn>
164 168
165 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title> 169 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title>
166 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files 170 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files
228 this user a password and <c>passwd</c> will do exactly that.</p> 232 this user a password and <c>passwd</c> will do exactly that.</p>
229 <p>Instead of <c>adduser</c> you can also use: 233 <p>Instead of <c>adduser</c> you can also use:
230 <pre># <i>useradd gentoo -m -G users,audio,wheel -s /bin/bash</i></pre> 234 <pre># <i>useradd gentoo -m -G users,audio,wheel -s /bin/bash</i></pre>
231 This will add a user gentoo, will make possible for him to use sound-related devices (<path>/dev/sound/*</path>), will make possible for him to switch to root (using <c>su</c>) and will make <path>/bin/bash</path> his login shell. 235 This will add a user gentoo, will make possible for him to use sound-related devices (<path>/dev/sound/*</path>), will make possible for him to switch to root (using <c>su</c>) and will make <path>/bin/bash</path> his login shell.
232 </p> 236 </p>
233 <p>You can also install <c>superadduser</c> using <c>emerge superadduser</c> and then issue <c>superadduser gentoo</c> to add a user called gentoo. Just follow the instructions given to you by <c>superadduser</c>. 237 <p>You can also install <c>superadduser</c> using <c>emerge superadduser</c> and then issue <c>superadduser gentoo</c> to add a user called gentoo. Just follow the instructions given to you by <c>superadduser</c>.</p>
234 </p>
235 </body> 238 </body>
236 </section> 239 </section>
237 <section> 240 <section>
238 <title>Why can't a user su to root?</title> 241 <title>Why can't a user su to root?</title>
239 <body><p>For security reasons, users may only <c>su</c> to root if they belong to the 242 <body><p>For security reasons, users may only <c>su</c> to root if they belong to the
299 <c>notail</c> option when mounting a ReiserFS <path>/boot</path> partition. 302 <c>notail</c> option when mounting a ReiserFS <path>/boot</path> partition.
300 You can get more information on grub, including how to 303 You can get more information on grub, including how to
301 debug grub from the grub prompt, by reading the 304 debug grub from the grub prompt, by reading the
302 <uri link="http://www-105.ibm.com/developerworks/education.nsf/linux-onlinecourse-bytitle/0F1731DC664023B7862569D0005C44AF?OpenDocument">IBM developerWorks Grub tutorial</uri>. 305 <uri link="http://www-105.ibm.com/developerworks/education.nsf/linux-onlinecourse-bytitle/0F1731DC664023B7862569D0005C44AF?OpenDocument">IBM developerWorks Grub tutorial</uri>.
303 </p> 306 </p>
304 </body> 307 </body>
305 </section> 308 </section>
306 309
307 <section> 310 <section>
308 <title>My ASUS CUV4X-D won't boot and it freezes during various stages of kernel loading and hardware 311 <title>My ASUS CUV4X-D won't boot and it freezes during various stages of kernel loading and hardware
309 detection. </title> 312 detection. </title>
319 <body> 322 <body>
320 In fact there is no difference between the 1.4 releases <b>after they&apos;ve installed</b>. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> based. 323 In fact there is no difference between the 1.4 releases <b>after they&apos;ve installed</b>. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> based.
321 As such 1.4rc1 machine for example, that does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c> is <b>exactly the same</b> as a machine with 1.4rc2 installed, after it does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c>. The true differences lie in the installer. 324 As such 1.4rc1 machine for example, that does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c> is <b>exactly the same</b> as a machine with 1.4rc2 installed, after it does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c>. The true differences lie in the installer.
322 </body> 325 </body>
323 </section> 326 </section>
327
324 <section> 328 <section>
325 <title>My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</title> 329 <title>My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</title>
326 <body> 330 <body>
327 <p> 331 <p>
328 You don't need to redo every step of the installation, but only the 332 You don't need to redo every step of the installation, but only the
329 kernel-stuff and all associated steps. Suppose you have installed Gentoo 333 kernel-stuff and all associated steps. Suppose you have installed Gentoo
330 on <path>/dev/hda1</path> (/boot) and <path>/dev/hda3</path> (/) with 334 on <path>/dev/hda1</path> (/boot) and <path>/dev/hda3</path> (/) with
331 <path>/dev/hda2</path> being the swap space: 335 <path>/dev/hda2</path> being the swap space:
332 </p> 336 </p>
333 <pre caption = "Reconfiguring the kernel"> 337 <pre caption = "Reconfiguring the kernel">
334<comment>Boot from the LiveCD and wait until you receive a prompt</comment> 338<comment>Boot from the LiveCD and wait until you receive a prompt</comment>
335<comment>We first mount all partitions:</comment> 339<comment>We first mount all partitions:</comment>
336# <i>mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo</i> 340# <i>mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo</i>
337# <i>mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/gentoo/boot</i> 341# <i>mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/gentoo/boot</i>
338# <i>swapon /dev/hda2</i> 342# <i>swapon /dev/hda2</i>
917 </section> 921 </section>
918 922
919 <section> 923 <section>
920 <title>This FAQ hasn't answered my question. What do I do now?</title> 924 <title>This FAQ hasn't answered my question. What do I do now?</title>
921 <body> 925 <body>
922 <p>A good first step is to browse through the relevant <uri 926 <p>A good first step is to browse through the relevant <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">documentation</uri>,
923 link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">documentation</uri>,
924 failing that, the various Gentoo Linux mailing 927 failing that, the various Gentoo Linux mailing
925 lists listed on <uri link="http://www.google.com">Google</uri>. To search through the Gentoo mailling lists, 928 lists listed on <uri link="http://www.google.com">Google</uri>. To search through the Gentoo mailling lists,
926 just enter "lists.gentoo.org foo" to search for "foo". If all else fails, or you just want 929 just enter "lists.gentoo.org foo" to search for "foo". If all else fails, or you just want
927 to hang out with Gentoo folks, visit us on irc: <i>#gentoo</i> 930 to hang out with Gentoo folks, visit us on irc: <i>#gentoo</i>
928 on <i>irc.freenode.net</i>. 931 on <i>irc.freenode.net</i>.

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