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5 5
6<book link="handbook-amd64.xml"> 6<book link="handbook-amd64.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/AMD64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 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="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</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>
35</author> 39</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 40<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 87 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 88</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 89<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 90 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 91</author>
92<author title="Editor">
93 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
94</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 95<author title="Reviewer">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 96 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90</author> 97</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 98<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 99 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 112This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106information. 113information.
107</abstract> 114</abstract>
108 115
109<!-- 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 -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 117<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
111<license/> 118<license/>
112 119
113<version>2.00</version> 120<version>4.0</version>
114<date>April 2, 2004</date> 121<date>2005-06-09</date>
115 122
116<part> 123<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 124<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 125<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 126In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 127</abstract>
121 128
122<chapter> 129<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 130<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract> 131<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 132This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
126Gentoo is all about. 133part.
127</abstract> 134</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 135 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 136</chapter>
130 137
131<chapter> 138<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 139<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 140<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. You can use our LiveCD, an existing 141You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135distribution etc. 142using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
143Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 144</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/> 145 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 146</chapter>
139 147
140<chapter> 148<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 149<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 150<abstract>
143If 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
144networking. 152networking.
145</abstract> 153</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 154 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 155</chapter>
148 156
156</chapter> 164</chapter>
157 165
158<chapter> 166<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 167<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 168<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 169Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 170describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 171</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 172 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 173</chapter>
166 174
192</abstract> 200</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 201 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194</chapter> 202</chapter>
195 203
196<chapter> 204<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract>
199Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
200configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
201and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
202needs.
203</abstract>
204 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
205</chapter>
206
207<chapter>
208<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 205<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
209<abstract> 206<abstract>
210As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you 207As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
211choose and install some important tools. 208choose and install some important tools.
212</abstract> 209</abstract>
213 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 210 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
214</chapter> 211</chapter>
215 212
216<chapter> 213<chapter>
214<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
215<abstract>
216In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader
217and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your
218needs.
219</abstract>
220 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
221</chapter>
222
223<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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