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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml,v 1.59 2004/08/01 13:08:35 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml,v 1.116 2005/07/28 14:33:43 swift Exp $ -->
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>
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 24<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 25 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 26</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 28 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 29</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 30<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 31 Aron Griffis
29</author> 32</author>
33-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 34<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 35 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 36</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 37<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 38 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 112This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109information. 113information.
110</abstract> 114</abstract>
111 115
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 116<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 117<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114<license/> 118<license/>
115 119
116<version>2.57</version> 120<version>4.0</version>
117<date>August 01, 2004</date> 121<date>2005-06-09</date>
118 122
119<part> 123<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 124<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 125<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 126In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 127</abstract>
124 128
125<chapter> 129<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 130<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 131<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 132This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 133part.
130</abstract> 134</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 135 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 136</chapter>
133 137
134<chapter> 138<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 139<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract> 140<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 141You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138Gentoo using a Gentoo LiveCD. 142using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
143Installation CD is possible as well.
139</abstract> 144</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/> 145 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 146</chapter>
142 147
143<chapter> 148<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 149<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 150<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 151To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
147networking. 152networking.
148</abstract> 153</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 154 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 155</chapter>
151 156
192You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 197You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
193you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 198you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
194proceed. 199proceed.
195</abstract> 200</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 201 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
202</chapter>
203
204<chapter>
205<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
206<abstract>
207As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
208choose and install some important tools.
209</abstract>
210 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
197</chapter> 211</chapter>
198 212
199<chapter> 213<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 214<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract> 215<abstract>
206</abstract> 220</abstract>
207 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/> 221 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/>
208</chapter> 222</chapter>
209 223
210<chapter> 224<chapter>
211<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
212<abstract>
213As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
214choose and install some important tools.
215</abstract>
216 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
217</chapter>
218
219<chapter>
220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 225<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
221<abstract> 226<abstract>
222You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 227You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
223system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
224system. 228system.
225</abstract> 229</abstract>
226 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 230 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
227</chapter> 231</chapter>
228 232
237 241
238<part> 242<part>
239<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 243<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
240<abstract> 244<abstract>
241Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 245Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
242portage behaviour etc. 246Portage behaviour etc.
247</abstract>
248
249<chapter>
250<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
243</abstract> 251<abstract>
252This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
253maintain the software on his system.
254</abstract>
255 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
256</chapter>
244 257
245<chapter> 258<chapter>
246<title>USE flags</title> 259<title>USE flags</title>
247<abstract> 260<abstract>
248USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 261USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
250</abstract> 263</abstract>
251 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 264 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
252</chapter> 265</chapter>
253 266
254<chapter> 267<chapter>
255<title>Portage and Software</title>
256<abstract>
257The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
258chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
259database, install/remove/update software and more...
260</abstract>
261 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
262</chapter>
263
264<chapter>
265<title>Portage Features</title> 268<title>Portage Features</title>
266<abstract> 269<abstract>
267Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 270Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
268aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 271ccache and more.
269</abstract> 272</abstract>
270 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 273 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
271</chapter>
272
273<chapter>
274<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
275<abstract>
276You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
277select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
278</abstract>
279 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
280</chapter> 274</chapter>
281 275
282<chapter> 276<chapter>
283<title>Initscripts</title> 277<title>Initscripts</title>
284<abstract> 278<abstract>
298</abstract> 292</abstract>
299 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 293 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
300</chapter> 294</chapter>
301</part> 295</part>
302 296
297<part>
298<title>Working with Portage</title>
299<abstract>
300"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
301Software Management Tool.
302</abstract>
303
304<chapter>
305<title>Files and Directories</title>
306<abstract>
307Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
308files and data.
309</abstract>
310 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
311</chapter>
312
313<chapter>
314<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
315<abstract>
316Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
317configuration file or as environment variable.
318</abstract>
319 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
320</chapter>
321
322<chapter>
323<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
324<abstract>
325Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
326and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
327branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
328individually.
329</abstract>
330 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
331</chapter>
332
333<chapter>
334<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
335<abstract>
336Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
337better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
338</abstract>
339 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
340</chapter>
341
342<chapter>
343<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
344<abstract>
345"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
346your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
347packages and more.
348</abstract>
349 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
350</chapter>
351
352<chapter>
353<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
354<abstract>
355In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
356installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
357application.
358</abstract>
359 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
360</chapter>
361</part>
362
363<part>
364<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
365<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
366
367<chapter>
368<title>Getting Started</title>
369<abstract>
370A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
371environments.
372</abstract>
373<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
374</chapter>
375
376<chapter>
377<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
378<abstract>
379Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
380before we learn about modular networking.
381</abstract>
382<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
383</chapter>
384
385<chapter>
386<title>Modular Networking</title>
387<abstract>
388Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
389different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
390</abstract>
391<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
392</chapter>
393
394<chapter>
395<title>Wireless Networking</title>
396<abstract>
397Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
398</abstract>
399<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
400</chapter>
401
402<chapter>
403<title>Adding Functionality</title>
404<abstract>
405If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
406</abstract>
407<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
408</chapter>
409
410<chapter>
411<title>Network Management</title>
412<abstract>
413For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
414</abstract>
415<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
416</chapter>
417</part>
418
303</book> 419</book>

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