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6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux x86 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux x86 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
149In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 149In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
150</abstract> 150</abstract>
151 151
152<chapter> 152<chapter>
153<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 153<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
154<abstract>
155This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
156part.
157</abstract>
158 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 154 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
159</chapter> 155</chapter>
160 156
161<chapter> 157<chapter>
162<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 158<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
163<abstract>
164You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install
165Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the
166Installer LiveCD is possible as well.
167</abstract>
168 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/> 159 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/>
169</chapter> 160</chapter>
170 161
171<chapter> 162<chapter>
172<title>Configuring your Network</title> 163<title>Configuring your Network</title>
173<abstract>
174To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
175networking.
176</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 164 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
178</chapter> 165</chapter>
179 166
180<chapter> 167<chapter>
181<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 168<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
182<abstract>
183To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
184This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
185</abstract>
186 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/> 169 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/>
187</chapter> 170</chapter>
188 171
189<chapter> 172<chapter>
190<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 173<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
191<abstract>
192Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
193describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
194</abstract>
195 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 174 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
196</chapter> 175</chapter>
197 176
198<chapter> 177<chapter>
199<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 178<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
200<abstract>
201After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
202have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
203to progress to that state.
204</abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 179 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
206</chapter> 180</chapter>
207 181
208<chapter> 182<chapter>
209<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 183<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
210<abstract>
211The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
212explains how to configure your kernel.
213</abstract>
214 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/> 184 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/>
215</chapter> 185</chapter>
216 186
217<chapter> 187<chapter>
218<title>Configuring your System</title> 188<title>Configuring your System</title>
219<abstract>
220You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
221you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
222proceed.
223</abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 189 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
225</chapter> 190</chapter>
226 191
227<chapter> 192<chapter>
228<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 193<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
229<abstract>
230As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
231choose and install some important tools.
232</abstract>
233 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 194 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
234</chapter> 195</chapter>
235 196
236<chapter> 197<chapter>
237<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 198<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
243 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 204 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
244</chapter> 205</chapter>
245 206
246<chapter> 207<chapter>
247<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 208<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
248<abstract>
249You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
250system.
251</abstract>
252 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 209 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
253</chapter> 210</chapter>
254 211
255<chapter> 212<chapter>
256<title>Where to go from here?</title> 213<title>Where to go from here?</title>
257<abstract>
258Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
259</abstract>
260 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 214 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
261</chapter> 215</chapter>
262</part> 216</part>
263 217
264<part> 218<part>
268Portage behaviour etc. 222Portage behaviour etc.
269</abstract> 223</abstract>
270 224
271<chapter> 225<chapter>
272<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 226<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
273<abstract>
274This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
275maintain the software on his system.
276</abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 227 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
278</chapter> 228</chapter>
279 229
280<chapter> 230<chapter>
281<title>USE flags</title> 231<title>USE flags</title>
282<abstract>
283USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
284work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
285</abstract>
286 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 232 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
287</chapter> 233</chapter>
288 234
289<chapter> 235<chapter>
290<title>Portage Features</title> 236<title>Portage Features</title>
291<abstract>
292Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
293ccache and more.
294</abstract>
295 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
296</chapter> 238</chapter>
297 239
298<chapter> 240<chapter>
299<title>Initscripts</title> 241<title>Initscripts</title>
300<abstract>
301Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
302dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
303these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
304</abstract>
305 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 242 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
306</chapter> 243</chapter>
307 244
308<chapter> 245<chapter>
309<title>Environment Variables</title> 246<title>Environment Variables</title>
310<abstract>
311With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
312This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
313variables.
314</abstract>
315 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 247 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
316</chapter> 248</chapter>
317</part> 249</part>
318 250
319<part> 251<part>
323Software Management Tool. 255Software Management Tool.
324</abstract> 256</abstract>
325 257
326<chapter> 258<chapter>
327<title>Files and Directories</title> 259<title>Files and Directories</title>
328<abstract>
329Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
330files and data.
331</abstract>
332 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 260 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
333</chapter> 261</chapter>
334 262
335<chapter> 263<chapter>
336<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 264<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
337<abstract>
338Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
339configuration file or as environment variable.
340</abstract>
341 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 265 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
342</chapter> 266</chapter>
343 267
344<chapter> 268<chapter>
345<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 269<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
346<abstract>
347Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
348and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
349branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
350individually.
351</abstract>
352 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 270 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
353</chapter> 271</chapter>
354 272
355<chapter> 273<chapter>
356<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 274<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
357<abstract>
358Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
359better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
360</abstract>
361 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 275 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
362</chapter> 276</chapter>
363 277
364<chapter> 278<chapter>
365<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 279<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
366<abstract>
367"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
368your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
369packages and more.
370</abstract>
371 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 280 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
372</chapter> 281</chapter>
373</part> 282</part>
374 283
375<part> 284<part>
376<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 285<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
377<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 286<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
378 287
379<chapter> 288<chapter>
380<title>Getting Started</title> 289<title>Getting Started</title>
381<abstract>
382A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
383environments.
384</abstract>
385<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 290<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
386</chapter> 291</chapter>
387 292
388<chapter> 293<chapter>
389<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 294<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
390<abstract>
391Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
392before we learn about modular networking.
393</abstract>
394<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 295<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
395</chapter> 296</chapter>
396 297
397<chapter> 298<chapter>
398<title>Modular Networking</title> 299<title>Modular Networking</title>
399<abstract>
400Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
401different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
402</abstract>
403<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 300<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
404</chapter> 301</chapter>
405 302
406<chapter> 303<chapter>
407<title>Wireless Networking</title> 304<title>Wireless Networking</title>
408<abstract>
409Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
410</abstract>
411<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 305<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
412</chapter> 306</chapter>
413 307
414<chapter> 308<chapter>
415<title>Adding Functionality</title> 309<title>Adding Functionality</title>
416<abstract>
417If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
418</abstract>
419<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 310<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
420</chapter> 311</chapter>
421 312
422<chapter> 313<chapter>
423<title>Network Management</title> 314<title>Network Management</title>
424<abstract>
425For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
426</abstract>
427<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 315<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
428</chapter> 316</chapter>
429</part> 317</part>
430 318
431</book> 319</book>

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