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2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml,v 1.69 2004/08/08 10:31:55 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml,v 1.115 2005/06/09 07:33:58 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>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 111This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109information. 112information.
110</abstract> 113</abstract>
111 114
112<!-- 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 -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 116<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114<license/> 117<license/>
115 118
116<version>2.67</version> 119<version>4.0</version>
117<date>August 08, 2004</date> 120<date>2005-06-09</date>
118 121
119<part> 122<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 123<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 124<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 125In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 126</abstract>
124 127
125<chapter> 128<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 129<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 130<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 131This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 132part.
130</abstract> 133</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 134 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 135</chapter>
133 136
134<chapter> 137<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 138<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract> 139<abstract>
137You 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
138Gentoo using a Gentoo LiveCD. 141using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
142Installation CD is possible as well.
139</abstract> 143</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/> 144 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 145</chapter>
142 146
143<chapter> 147<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 148<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 149<abstract>
146If 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
147networking. 151networking.
148</abstract> 152</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 153 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 154</chapter>
151 155
218 222
219<chapter> 223<chapter>
220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 224<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
221<abstract> 225<abstract>
222You'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
223system and (optionally) install the prebuilt packages. 227system.
224</abstract> 228</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 229 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 230</chapter>
227 231
228<chapter> 232<chapter>
236 240
237<part> 241<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 242<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 243<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 244Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 245Portage behaviour etc.
246</abstract>
247
248<chapter>
249<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
242</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>
243 256
244<chapter> 257<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 258<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract> 259<abstract>
247USE-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
249</abstract> 262</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 263 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 264</chapter>
252 265
253<chapter> 266<chapter>
254<title>Portage and Software</title>
255<abstract>
256The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
257chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
258database, install/remove/update software and more...
259</abstract>
260 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
261</chapter>
262
263<chapter>
264<title>Portage Features</title> 267<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract> 268<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 269Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 270ccache and more.
268</abstract> 271</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 272 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270</chapter>
271
272<chapter>
273<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
274<abstract>
275You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
276select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
277</abstract>
278 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
279</chapter> 273</chapter>
280 274
281<chapter> 275<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 276<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract> 277<abstract>
297</abstract> 291</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 292 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 293</chapter>
300</part> 294</part>
301 295
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
302</book> 418</book>

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