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5 5
6<book link="handbook-alpha.xml"> 6<book link="handbook-alpha.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux Alpha Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11</author>
12<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 11</author>
15<author title="Author"> 12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
14</author>
15<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
17</author>
18<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 19 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 20</author>
18<author title="Author"> 21<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 22 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 23</author>
26</author> 29</author>
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 30<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 31 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
29</author> 32</author>
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 33<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 34 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 35</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 36<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 37 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 38</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 39<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 86 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 87</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 88<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 89 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 90</author>
91<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
93</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 94<author title="Reviewer">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 95 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90</author> 96</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 97<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 98 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 111This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106information. 112information.
107</abstract> 113</abstract>
108 114
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 115<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 116<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
111<license/> 117<license/>
112 118
113<version>2.22</version> 119<version>4.0</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 120<date>2005-06-09</date>
115 121
116<part> 122<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 123<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 124<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 125In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 126</abstract>
121 127
122<chapter> 128<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 129<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract> 130<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 131This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
126Gentoo is all about. 132part.
127</abstract> 133</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 134 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 135</chapter>
130 136
131<chapter> 137<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 138<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 139<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 140You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135Gentoo using a Gentoo LiveCD. 141using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
142Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 143</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/> 144 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 145</chapter>
139 146
140<chapter> 147<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 148<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 149<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 150To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
144networking. 151networking.
145</abstract> 152</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 153 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 154</chapter>
148 155
156</chapter> 163</chapter>
157 164
158<chapter> 165<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 166<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 167<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 168Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 169describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 170</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 171 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 172</chapter>
166 173
189You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 196You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 197you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191proceed. 198proceed.
192</abstract> 199</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 200 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
201</chapter>
202
203<chapter>
204<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
205<abstract>
206As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
207choose and install some important tools.
208</abstract>
209 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
194</chapter> 210</chapter>
195 211
196<chapter> 212<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 213<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 214<abstract>
203</abstract> 219</abstract>
204 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/> 220 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/>
205</chapter> 221</chapter>
206 222
207<chapter> 223<chapter>
208<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
209<abstract>
210As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
211choose and install some important tools.
212</abstract>
213 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
214</chapter>
215
216<chapter>
217<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 224<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
218<abstract> 225<abstract>
219You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 226You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
220system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
221system. 227system.
222</abstract> 228</abstract>
223 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 229 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
224</chapter> 230</chapter>
225 231
234 240
235<part> 241<part>
236<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 242<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
237<abstract> 243<abstract>
238Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 244Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
239portage behaviour etc. 245Portage behaviour etc.
246</abstract>
247
248<chapter>
249<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
240</abstract> 250<abstract>
251This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
252maintain the software on his system.
253</abstract>
254 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
255</chapter>
241 256
242<chapter> 257<chapter>
243<title>USE flags</title> 258<title>USE flags</title>
244<abstract> 259<abstract>
245USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 260USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
247</abstract> 262</abstract>
248 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 263 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
249</chapter> 264</chapter>
250 265
251<chapter> 266<chapter>
252<title>Portage and Software</title>
253<abstract>
254The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
255chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
256database, install/remove/update software and more...
257</abstract>
258 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
259</chapter>
260
261<chapter>
262<title>Portage Features</title> 267<title>Portage Features</title>
263<abstract> 268<abstract>
264Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 269Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
265aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 270ccache and more.
266</abstract> 271</abstract>
267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 272 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
268</chapter>
269
270<chapter>
271<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
272<abstract>
273You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
274select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
275</abstract>
276 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
277</chapter> 273</chapter>
278 274
279<chapter> 275<chapter>
280<title>Initscripts</title> 276<title>Initscripts</title>
281<abstract> 277<abstract>
295</abstract> 291</abstract>
296 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 292 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
297</chapter> 293</chapter>
298</part> 294</part>
299 295
296<part>
297<title>Working with Portage</title>
298<abstract>
299"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
300Software Management Tool.
301</abstract>
302
303<chapter>
304<title>Files and Directories</title>
305<abstract>
306Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
307files and data.
308</abstract>
309 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
310</chapter>
311
312<chapter>
313<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
314<abstract>
315Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
316configuration file or as environment variable.
317</abstract>
318 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
319</chapter>
320
321<chapter>
322<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
323<abstract>
324Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
325and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
326branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
327individually.
328</abstract>
329 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
330</chapter>
331
332<chapter>
333<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
334<abstract>
335Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
336better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
337</abstract>
338 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
339</chapter>
340
341<chapter>
342<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
343<abstract>
344"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
345your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
346packages and more.
347</abstract>
348 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
349</chapter>
350
351<chapter>
352<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
353<abstract>
354In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
355installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
356application.
357</abstract>
358 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
359</chapter>
360</part>
361
362<part>
363<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
364<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
365
366<chapter>
367<title>Getting Started</title>
368<abstract>
369A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
370environments.
371</abstract>
372<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
373</chapter>
374
375<chapter>
376<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
377<abstract>
378Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
379before we learn about modular networking.
380</abstract>
381<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
382</chapter>
383
384<chapter>
385<title>Modular Networking</title>
386<abstract>
387Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
388different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
389</abstract>
390<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
391</chapter>
392
393<chapter>
394<title>Wireless Networking</title>
395<abstract>
396Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
397</abstract>
398<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
399</chapter>
400
401<chapter>
402<title>Adding Functionality</title>
403<abstract>
404If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
405</abstract>
406<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
407</chapter>
408
409<chapter>
410<title>Network Management</title>
411<abstract>
412For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
413</abstract>
414<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
415</chapter>
416</part>
417
300</book> 418</book>

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