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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
14proceed. 14proceed.
15</abstract> 15</abstract>
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17<version>16</version> 17<version>18</version>
18<date>2012-02-22</date> 18<date>2012-04-06</date>
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20<section> 20<section>
21<title>Filesystem Information</title> 21<title>Filesystem Information</title>
22<subsection> 22<subsection>
23<title>What is fstab?</title> 23<title>What is fstab?</title>
436<subsection> 436<subsection>
437<title>System Information</title> 437<title>System Information</title>
438<body> 438<body>
439 439
440<p> 440<p>
441Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> for general, system-wide configuration. 441Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to configure the services, startup,
442Open up <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and enjoy all the comments in that file :) 442and shutdown of your system. Open up <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and enjoy all
443the comments in the file.
443</p> 444</p>
444 445
445<pre caption="Opening /etc/rc.conf"> 446<pre caption="Configuring services">
446# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i> 447# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i>
447</pre> 448</pre>
448 449
449<p> 450<p>
450When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, save and exit. 451When you're finished configuring these two files, save them and exit.
451</p>
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453<p>
454As you can see, this file is well commented to help you set up the necessary
455configuration variables. You can configure your system to use unicode and
456define your default editor and your display manager (like gdm or kdm).
457</p> 452</p>
458 453
459<p> 454<p>
460Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration. 455Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration.
461Edit it to configure your keyboard. 456Edit it to configure your keyboard.

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