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6 drobbins 1.1 <mainpage id="lists">
7 neysx 1.44 <title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
8    
9     <author title="Author">
10 lcars 1.78 <mail link="lcars@gentoo.org">Andrea Barisani</mail>
11 curtis119 1.83 </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13 neysx 1.44 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
14     </author>
15 curtis119 1.83 <author title="Editor">
16     <mail link="curtis119@gentoo.org">Curtis Napier</mail>
17     </author>
18 neysx 1.44
19 neysx 1.74 <abstract>
20     Gentoo public mailing lists
21     </abstract>
22    
23 curtis119 1.83 <version>3.4</version>
24     <date>2006-04-30</date>
25 neysx 1.44
26     <chapter>
27 curtis119 1.83 <title>Mailing Lists</title>
28 neysx 1.44 <section>
29     <body>
30    
31     <p>
32     The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
33 neysx 1.57 a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by
34     <uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and
35 neysx 1.44 provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to
36     comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions.
37     </p>
38    
39     <p>
40 neysx 1.57 One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
41 neysx 1.44 empty email to:
42     </p>
43    
44 klieber 1.67 <p><c>listname+subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
45 neysx 1.44
46     <note>
47     Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe to.
48     </note>
49    
50     <p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
51     <p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
52     <p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
53 lcars 1.68 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
54 neysx 1.44
55     <p>
56     All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
57     a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
58     each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and
59     unsubscribe from mailing lists respectively:
60     </p>
61    
62     <p>
63 klieber 1.67 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c><br/>
64     <c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
65 neysx 1.57 </p>
66    
67     <p>
68 klieber 1.67 Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
69 lcars 1.68 it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
70 klieber 1.67 These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
71     </p>
72    
73     <p>
74     <c>listname+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c><br/>
75     <c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
76     </p>
77     <p>
78 neysx 1.57 You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to the
79     following address:
80     </p>
81    
82     <p>
83 lcars 1.68 <c>listname+help@gentoo.org</c><br/>
84 neysx 1.44 </p>
85    
86     <p>
87     You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the
88     short Gentoo mailing
89     list FAQ that appears later in this document.
90     </p>
91    
92     </body>
93     </section>
94     <section>
95     <title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
96     <body>
97    
98     <table>
99     <tr>
100     <th>List name</th>
101     <th>Description</th>
102     </tr>
103     <tr>
104     <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
105     <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
106     </tr>
107     <tr>
108     <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
109     <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
110     </tr>
111     <tr>
112     <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
113     <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
114     </tr>
115     <tr>
116     <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
117     <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
118     </tr>
119     <tr>
120 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
121     <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
122     </tr>
123     <tr>
124     <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
125     <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
126 neysx 1.44 </tr>
127     <tr>
128 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
129     <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
130 neysx 1.44 </tr>
131     <tr>
132 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
133     <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
134 neysx 1.44 </tr>
135     <tr>
136     <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
137     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
138     </tr>
139     <tr>
140     <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
141     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
142     </tr>
143     <tr>
144 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
145     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
146     </tr>
147     <tr>
148     <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
149     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
150     </tr>
151     <tr>
152     <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
153     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
154     </tr>
155     <tr>
156     <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
157     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
158     </tr>
159     <tr>
160     <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
161     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
162     </tr>
163     <tr>
164     <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
165     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
166     </tr>
167     <tr>
168 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
169     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
170     </tr>
171 neysx 1.65 <tr>
172     <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
173     <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti>
174     </tr>
175 neysx 1.44 <tr>
176 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
177     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
178 neysx 1.44 </tr>
179     <tr>
180 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
181     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
182 neysx 1.44 </tr>
183     <tr>
184 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
185     <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
186 neysx 1.44 </tr>
187     <tr>
188 lcars 1.73 <ti><c>gentoo-alt</c></ti>
189     <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/">Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project</uri></ti>
190     </tr>
191     <tr>
192 lcars 1.71 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
193     <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
194     </tr>
195     <tr>
196 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
197     <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
198 neysx 1.44 </tr>
199     <tr>
200 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
201     <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
202 neysx 1.44 </tr>
203     <tr>
204 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
205     <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
206 neysx 1.44 </tr>
207     <tr>
208     <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
209     <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
210     </tr>
211     <tr>
212 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
213     <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
214     </tr>
215     <tr>
216 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
217     <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
218     </tr>
219     <tr>
220 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
221     <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
222 neysx 1.58 </tr>
223     <tr>
224 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
225     <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
226 neysx 1.44 </tr>
227     <tr>
228 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
229     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
230 neysx 1.44 </tr>
231     <tr>
232 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
233     <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
234 neysx 1.44 </tr>
235     <tr>
236 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
237     <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
238 neysx 1.44 </tr>
239     <tr>
240     <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
241     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
242     </tr>
243     <tr>
244     <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
245     <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
246     </tr>
247 neysx 1.55 <tr>
248 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
249     <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
250     </tr>
251     <tr>
252     <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
253     <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
254     </tr>
255     <tr>
256 neysx 1.66 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
257     <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
258     </tr>
259     <tr>
260 lcars 1.80 <ti><c>gentoo-userrel</c></ti>
261     <ti>Gentoo User Relations mailing list</ti>
262     </tr>
263     <tr>
264 lcars 1.72 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
265     <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
266     </tr>
267     <tr>
268 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
269     <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
270     </tr>
271     <tr>
272 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
273     <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
274     </tr>
275     <tr>
276 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
277     <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
278     </tr>
279     <tr>
280     <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
281     <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
282 neysx 1.44 </tr>
283     <tr>
284     <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
285 neysx 1.58 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
286 neysx 1.44 </tr>
287 swift 1.45 <tr>
288 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
289     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
290 swift 1.45 </tr>
291 klieber 1.48 <tr>
292 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
293     <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
294 neysx 1.58 </tr>
295     <tr>
296     <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
297     <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux Installer Project</uri></ti>
298     </tr>
299     <tr>
300     <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
301 neysx 1.59 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
302 neysx 1.58 </tr>
303 lcars 1.79 <tr>
304 lcars 1.84 <ti><c>gentoo-kbase</c></ti>
305     <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/kbase/">Gentoo Knowledge Base Project</uri></ti>
306     </tr>
307     <tr>
308 lcars 1.79 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
309     <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
310     </tr>
311 lcars 1.81 <tr>
312     <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
313     <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
314     </tr>
315 neysx 1.44 </table>
316    
317     </body>
318     </section>
319     <section>
320     <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
321     <body>
322    
323     <table>
324     <tr>
325     <th>List name</th>
326     <th>Description</th>
327     </tr>
328     <tr>
329     <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
330     <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
331     </tr>
332     <tr>
333 neysx 1.57 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
334     <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
335     </tr>
336     <tr>
337 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
338     <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
339     </tr>
340     <tr>
341     <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
342     <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
343     </tr>
344     <tr>
345     <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
346     <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
347     </tr>
348     <tr>
349     <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
350     <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
351     </tr>
352     <tr>
353     <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
354     <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
355     </tr>
356     <tr>
357     <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
358     <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
359     </tr>
360     <tr>
361 cybersystem 1.51 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
362 cybersystem 1.52 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
363 cybersystem 1.51 </tr>
364     <tr>
365 neysx 1.62 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
366     <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
367     </tr>
368     <tr>
369 neysx 1.61 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-de</c></ti>
370     <ti>German Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
371     </tr>
372     <tr>
373 lcars 1.70 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-es</c></ti>
374     <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
375     </tr>
376     <tr>
377 lcars 1.78 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
378     <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
379     </tr>
380     <tr>
381 neysx 1.61 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
382     <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
383     </tr>
384     <tr>
385 lcars 1.69 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
386     <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
387     </tr>
388     <tr>
389 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
390     <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
391     </tr>
392     <tr>
393 neysx 1.58 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
394     <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
395     </tr>
396     <tr>
397 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
398     <ti>
399     Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
400     Espanol de Gentoo
401     </ti>
402     </tr>
403     <tr>
404     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
405     <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
406     </tr>
407     <tr>
408     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
409     <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
410     </tr>
411     <tr>
412     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
413     <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
414     </tr>
415     <tr>
416 swift 1.47 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
417 swift 1.46 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
418     </tr>
419     <tr>
420 lcars 1.77 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
421     <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
422     </tr>
423     <tr>
424 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
425     <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
426     </tr>
427     <tr>
428     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
429     <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
430     </tr>
431     <tr>
432     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
433     <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
434     </tr>
435     </table>
436    
437     </body>
438     </section>
439     <section>
440     <title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
441     <body>
442    
443     <table>
444     <tr>
445     <th>List name</th>
446     <th>Description</th>
447     </tr>
448     <tr>
449     <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
450     <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
451     </tr>
452     <tr>
453     <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
454 neysx 1.64 <ti>
455     Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
456     invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
457     bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
458     invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
459     </ti>
460 neysx 1.44 </tr>
461 swift 1.53 <tr>
462     <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
463     <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
464     </tr>
465 neysx 1.44 </table>
466    
467     </body>
468     </section>
469    
470 curtis119 1.83 <section>
471 neysx 1.44 <title>Archives</title>
472     <body>
473    
474     <p>
475     We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. The
476     following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, so
477     please utilize them rather than asking for 'official' Gentoo mailing list
478 swift 1.54 archives. These are the 'official' ones :).<br/>
479     <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
480     <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
481     <uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
482 neysx 1.44 </p>
483    
484     </body>
485     </section>
486    
487 curtis119 1.83 <section>
488 neysx 1.44 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
489     <body>
490    
491     <p>
492 curtis119 1.83 <b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
493     the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
494     </p>
495    
496     <p>
497 neysx 1.44 To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
498 neysx 1.57 official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports
499     "nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses
500     that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works.
501 neysx 1.44 Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>,
502     but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
503 neysx 1.57 address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
504 lcars 1.68 <c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
505 neysx 1.44 You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home
506     and work email addresses.
507     </p>
508    
509 curtis119 1.83 <p>
510     <b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
511     this?</b>
512     </p>
513 neysx 1.44
514     <p>
515     Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
516     list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
517     following two addresses:
518     </p>
519    
520 lcars 1.68 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
521     <c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
522 neysx 1.44 </p>
523    
524 curtis119 1.83 <p>
525     <b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
526     </p>
527 neysx 1.44
528     <p>
529     To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
530     <c>procmail</c> recipe:
531     </p>
532    
533     <pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
534 swift 1.38 :0:
535 drobbins 1.1 * ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
536     Mail/listname
537 neysx 1.44 </pre>
538    
539     <p>
540     This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
541     manager emails.
542     </p>
543    
544     </body>
545     </section>
546 drobbins 1.1
547     </chapter>
548     </mainpage>

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