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692 If you want to turn off any USE settings found here, add an appropriate <c>USE=&quot;-foo&quot;</c> 692 If you want to turn off any USE settings found here, add an appropriate <c>USE=&quot;-foo&quot;</c>
693 in /etc/make.conf (to turn off the <c>foo</c> USE setting.) 693 in /etc/make.conf (to turn off the <c>foo</c> USE setting.)
694 </note> 694 </note>
695 </body> 695 </body>
696 </section> 696 </section>
697 <section>
698 <title>Selecting a Portage mirror</title>
699 <body>
700 <p>Before downloading and installing most of your system, it might be advantageous of you to select
701 a Gentoo mirror. Doing so will help you get better transfer rates, and additionally take some of the load
702 off of our generous host, <uri link="http://www.ibiblio.org">ibiblio.org</uri>.
703 </p>
704
705 <pre caption="Emerging mirrorselect">
706# <c>emerge mirrorselect</c>
707<codenote>Simply run <i>mirrorselect</i> after emerging it, as it uses a nice GUI interface</codenote>
708# <c>mirrorselect</c>
709 </pre>
710 </body>
711 </section>
712
713 </chapter> 697 </chapter>
714 <chapter> 698 <chapter>
715 <title>Starting from Stage1</title> 699 <title>Starting from Stage1</title>
716 <section> 700 <section>
717 <body> 701 <body>
789 <title>Starting from Stage3</title> 773 <title>Starting from Stage3</title>
790 <section> 774 <section>
791 <body> 775 <body>
792 <p>The stage3 tarball is already configured for your system. There is not much to do for this stage, 776 <p>The stage3 tarball is already configured for your system. There is not much to do for this stage,
793 but it is a very good idea to update your system to the newest available packages. </p> 777 but it is a very good idea to update your system to the newest available packages. </p>
778
779 <p>Since many packages will be downloaded for the update world, you may want to emerge <i>mirrorselect</i>.
780 <i>Mirrorselect</i> is a nice ncurses GUI app that will assist you in picking a Gentoo distfiles mirror. </p>
781
782 <pre caption="Emerging mirrorselect">
783# <c>emerge mirrorselect</c>
784 </pre>
785
794 <note>If you have not already edited <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to fit your specifications, 786 <note>If you have not already edited <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to fit your specifications,
795 now would be a good time to do so. </note> 787 now would be a good time to do so. </note>
796 <pre caption="Getting up-to-date"> 788 <pre caption="Getting up-to-date">
797 # <c>emerge sync</c> 789 # <c>emerge sync</c>
798 # <c>emerge -up world</c> 790 # <c>emerge -up world</c>

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