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2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.121 2011/12/26 15:22:40 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.122 2012/07/24 12:12:51 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
8 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 8 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Reviewer"> 10<author title="Reviewer">
11 Colin Morey 11 Colin Morey
12</author> 12</author>
13<author title="Editor"><!-- zhen@gentoo.org --> 13<author title="Editor"><!-- zhen@gentoo.org -->
14 John P. Davis 14 John P. Davis
15</author> 15</author>
16<author title="Editor"> 16<author title="Editor">
17 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail> 17 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
18</author> 18</author>
35 <mail link="smithj@gentoo.org">Jonathan Smith</mail> 35 <mail link="smithj@gentoo.org">Jonathan Smith</mail>
36</author> 36</author>
37<author title="Editor"> 37<author title="Editor">
38 <mail link="nightmorph"/> 38 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
39</author> 39</author>
40 40
41<abstract> 41<abstract>
42This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev 42This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev
43mailing list and from IRC. 43mailing list and from IRC.
44</abstract> 44</abstract>
45 45
46<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 46<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
47<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 47<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
48<license/> 48<license/>
49 49
50<version>8</version> 50<version>9</version>
51<date>2011-12-26</date> 51<date>2012-07-24</date>
52 52
53<faqindex> 53<faqindex>
54<title>Questions</title> 54<title>Questions</title>
55<section> 55<section>
56<title>Introduction</title> 56<title>Introduction</title>
57<body> 57<body>
58 58
59<p> 59<p>
60Please note that many of these questions are answered within the official 60Please note that many of these questions are answered within the official
61Gentoo documents and guides. This is simply a list of common questions. Please 61Gentoo documents and guides. This is simply a list of common questions. Please
62read the documentation and/or man pages to gain a greater understanding of how 62read the documentation and/or man pages to gain a greater understanding of how
63Gentoo and GNU/Linux works, and for answers to questions which may not be 63Gentoo and GNU/Linux works, and for answers to questions which may not be
64answered here. 64answered here.
65</p> 65</p>
66 66
259 259
260<p> 260<p>
261If, on the other hand, the problem lies with your bootloader configuration, 261If, on the other hand, the problem lies with your bootloader configuration,
262follow the same steps, but instead of configuring/compiling your kernel, you 262follow the same steps, but instead of configuring/compiling your kernel, you
263should reconfigure your bootloader (recompilation isn't necessary). 263should reconfigure your bootloader (recompilation isn't necessary).
264</p> 264</p>
265 265
266</body> 266</body>
267</section> 267</section>
268<section id="proxy"> 268<section id="proxy">
269<title>My proxy requires authentication, what do I have to do?</title> 269<title>My proxy requires authentication, what do I have to do?</title>
270<body> 270<body>
271 271
272<p> 272<p>
273To have Portage automatically use this scheme, define it in 273To have Portage automatically use this scheme, define it in
274<path>/etc/make.conf</path>: 274<path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path>:
275</p> 275</p>
276 276
277<pre caption = "/etc/make.conf"> 277<pre caption = "/etc/portage/make.conf">
278http_proxy="http://username:password@yourproxybox.org:portnumber" 278http_proxy="http://username:password@yourproxybox.org:portnumber"
279ftp_proxy="ftp://username:password@yourproxybox.org:portnumber" 279ftp_proxy="ftp://username:password@yourproxybox.org:portnumber"
280RSYNC_PROXY="rsync://username:password@yourproxybox.server:portnumber" 280RSYNC_PROXY="rsync://username:password@yourproxybox.server:portnumber"
281</pre> 281</pre>
282 282
283</body> 283</body>
284</section> 284</section>
285<section id="isoburning"> 285<section id="isoburning">
286<title>How do I burn an ISO file?</title> 286<title>How do I burn an ISO file?</title>
287<body> 287<body>
288 288
289<p> 289<p>
290You need to burn the file in raw mode. This means that you should <e>not</e> 290You need to burn the file in raw mode. This means that you should <e>not</e>
291just place the file on the CD, but interpret the file as an entire CD. 291just place the file on the CD, but interpret the file as an entire CD.
292</p> 292</p>

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