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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>1.55</version> 11<version>1.55</version>
12<date>November 6, 2004</date> 12<date>November 6, 2004</date>
18<body> 18<body>
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20<p> 20<p>
21If you have booted from a Gentoo LiveCD, you are able to use <c>mirrorselect</c> 21If you have booted from a Gentoo LiveCD, you are able to use <c>mirrorselect</c>
22to update <path>/etc/make.conf</path> so fast mirrors are used for both Portage 22to update <path>/etc/make.conf</path> so fast mirrors are used for both Portage
23and source code (of course in case you have a working network connection): 23and source code (of course this requires a working network connection):
24</p> 24</p>
25
26<warn>
27An error within mirrorselect might make it output garbage after the
28GENTOO_MIRRORS statement. Please open <path>/mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</path>
29and remove the garbage at the end of the GENTOO_MIRRORS statement if applicable.
30</warn>
31 25
32<pre caption="Selecting fast mirrors"> 26<pre caption="Selecting fast mirrors">
33# <i>mirrorselect -a -s4 -o | grep 'GENTOO_MIRRORS=' &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</i> 27# <i>mirrorselect -a -s4 -o &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</i>
34</pre> 28</pre>
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36<p> 30<p>
37If for some reason <c>mirrorselect</c> fails, don't panic. This step is 31If for some reason <c>mirrorselect</c> fails, don't panic. This step is
38completely optional, the default values suffice. 32completely optional, the default values suffice.
145</body> 139</body>
146</subsection> 140</subsection>
147<subsection id="configure_USE"> 141<subsection id="configure_USE">
148<title>Configuring the USE variable</title> 142<title>Configuring the USE variable</title>
149<body> 143<body>
144
145<warn>
146Do not make any modifications to the USE variable if you are performing a stage3
147with GRP installation. You can alter the USE variable after having installed the
148packages you want. Gremlins are known to attack your system if you ignore this
149warning!
150</warn>
150 151
151<p> 152<p>
152<c>USE</c> is one of the most powerful variables Gentoo provides to its users. 153<c>USE</c> is one of the most powerful variables Gentoo provides to its users.
153Several programs can be compiled with or without optional support for certain 154Several programs can be compiled with or without optional support for certain
154items. For instance, some programs can be compiled with gtk-support, or with 155items. For instance, some programs can be compiled with gtk-support, or with

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