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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml,v 1.88 2004/08/30 17:44:00 neysx Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml,v 1.121 2005/01/04 18:11:20 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>2.85</version> 116<version>3.14</version>
117<date>August 30, 2004</date> 117<date>2005-01-04</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.
123</abstract> 123</abstract>
124 124
125<chapter> 125<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 127<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 128This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 129part.
130</abstract> 130</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 132</chapter>
133 133
134<chapter> 134<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract> 136<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo 137You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138using a Gentoo LiveCD. 138using the minimal LiveCD although installation through the Universal LiveCD is
139possible as well.
139</abstract> 140</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/> 141 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 142</chapter>
142 143
143<chapter> 144<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 145<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 146<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 147To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
147networking. 148networking.
148</abstract> 149</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 150 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 151</chapter>
151 152
217 218
218<chapter> 219<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 221<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 222You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and (optionally) install the prebuild packages. 223system.
223</abstract> 224</abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
225</chapter> 226</chapter>
226 227
227<chapter> 228<chapter>
235 236
236<part> 237<part>
237<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 238<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
238<abstract> 239<abstract>
239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
240portage behaviour etc. 241Portage behaviour etc.
242</abstract>
243
244<chapter>
245<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
241</abstract> 246<abstract>
247This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
248maintain the software on his system.
249</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
251</chapter>
242 252
243<chapter> 253<chapter>
244<title>USE flags</title> 254<title>USE flags</title>
245<abstract> 255<abstract>
246USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 256USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
248</abstract> 258</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 259 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
250</chapter> 260</chapter>
251 261
252<chapter> 262<chapter>
253<title>Portage and Software</title>
254<abstract>
255The main purpose of portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
256chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
257database, install/remove/update software and more...
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
260</chapter>
261
262<chapter>
263<title>Portage Features</title> 263<title>Portage Features</title>
264<abstract> 264<abstract>
265Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 265Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
266aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 266ccache and more.
267</abstract> 267</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269</chapter>
270
271<chapter>
272<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
273<abstract>
274You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
275select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
276</abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
278</chapter> 269</chapter>
279 270
280<chapter> 271<chapter>
281<title>Initscripts</title> 272<title>Initscripts</title>
282<abstract> 273<abstract>
296</abstract> 287</abstract>
297 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 288 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
298</chapter> 289</chapter>
299</part> 290</part>
300 291
292<part>
293<title>Working with Portage</title>
294<abstract>
295"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
296Software Management Tool.
297</abstract>
298
299<chapter>
300<title>Files and Directories</title>
301<abstract>
302Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
303files and data.
304</abstract>
305 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
306</chapter>
307
308<chapter>
309<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
310<abstract>
311Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
312configuration file or as environment variable.
313</abstract>
314 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
315</chapter>
316
317<chapter>
318<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
319<abstract>
320Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
321and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
322branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
323individually.
324</abstract>
325 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
326</chapter>
327
328<chapter>
329<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
330<abstract>
331Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
332better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
333</abstract>
334 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
335</chapter>
336
337<chapter>
338<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
339<abstract>
340"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
341your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
342packages and more.
343</abstract>
344 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
345</chapter>
346
347<chapter>
348<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
349<abstract>
350In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
351installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
352application.
353</abstract>
354 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
355</chapter>
356</part>
357
301</book> 358</book>

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