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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-amd64.xml,v 1.47 2004/07/26 09:04:42 dertobi123 Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml,v 1.115 2004/11/02 10:44:11 swift Exp $ -->
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="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
14</author>
15<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 17</author>
18<author title="Author"> 18<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 20</author>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109information. 109information.
110</abstract> 110</abstract>
111 111
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114<license/> 114<license/>
115 115
116<version>2.43</version> 116<version>3.10</version>
117<date>July 18, 2004</date> 117<date>November 02, 2004</date>
118 118
119<part> 119<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 120<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 121<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
141</chapter> 141</chapter>
142 142
143<chapter> 143<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 144<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 145<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to set up
147networking. 147networking.
148</abstract> 148</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 150</chapter>
151 151
195</abstract> 195</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197</chapter> 197</chapter>
198 198
199<chapter> 199<chapter>
200<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
201<abstract>
202As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
203choose and install some important tools.
204</abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
206</chapter>
207
208<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 209<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract> 210<abstract>
202In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader 211In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader
203and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your 212and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your
204needs. 213needs.
205</abstract> 214</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 215 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
207</chapter> 216</chapter>
208 217
209<chapter> 218<chapter>
210<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
211<abstract>
212As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
213choose and install some important tools.
214</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
216</chapter>
217
218<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 220<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo 222system and (optionally) install the prebuild packages.
223system.
224</abstract> 223</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 225</chapter>
227 226
228<chapter> 227<chapter>
236 235
237<part> 236<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 237<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 238<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 240Portage behaviour etc.
241</abstract>
242
243<chapter>
244<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
242</abstract> 245<abstract>
246This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
247maintain the software on his system.
248</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
250</chapter>
243 251
244<chapter> 252<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 253<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract> 254<abstract>
247USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 255USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
249</abstract> 257</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 258 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 259</chapter>
252 260
253<chapter> 261<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> 262<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract> 263<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 264Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 265ccache and more.
268</abstract> 266</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 267 <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> 268</chapter>
280 269
281<chapter> 270<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 271<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract> 272<abstract>
297</abstract> 286</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 287 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 288</chapter>
300</part> 289</part>
301 290
291<part>
292<title>Working with Portage</title>
293<abstract>
294"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
295Software Management Tool.
296</abstract>
297
298<chapter>
299<title>Files and Directories</title>
300<abstract>
301Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
302files and data.
303</abstract>
304 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
305</chapter>
306
307<chapter>
308<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
309<abstract>
310Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
311configuration file or as environment variable.
312</abstract>
313 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
314</chapter>
315
316<chapter>
317<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
318<abstract>
319Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
320and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
321branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
322individually.
323</abstract>
324 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
325</chapter>
326
327<chapter>
328<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
329<abstract>
330Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
331better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
332</abstract>
333 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
334</chapter>
335
336<chapter>
337<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
338<abstract>
339"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
340your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
341packages and more.
342</abstract>
343 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
344</chapter>
345
346<chapter>
347<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
348<abstract>
349In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
350installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
351application.
352</abstract>
353 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
354</chapter>
355</part>
356
302</book> 357</book>

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