About Gentoo Gentoo Linux is a free open source linux distribution and comes with some precompiled large packages such as Mozilla Firefox and LibreOffice. But you guys may ask, what does Gentoo mean? This powerful linux distribution is named after the fastest-swimming penguin, the Gentoo. The Gentoo Linux distribution is developed by Gentoo Foundation Company […]
Gentoo, a distribution of choice for nerds. Well at least this is what many people think of Gentoo. This distribution is no doubt hard to install and maintain. And to add to the pain, here comes compilation. One have to compile the distribution as well as most of the softwares from source code. But it […]
This tutorial is a guide to help setting up systemd on Gentoo. systemd is a modern sysvinit and RC replacement for Linux systems. This article is based on the official Gentoo article on systemd. Kernel Configuration- Mandatory options: General setup —> [*] Control Group support [ ] Enable deprecated sysfs features to support old userspace tools […]
This tutorial covers crossdev and distcc that allow users to cross compile across several networked computers on Gentoo. I used it on an Intel Celeron (i686) which ran the emerge and my Dell with an Intel i5 (x86_64), which worked as the helper box. Setup Network First of all, we setup a network of computers. […]
As the title suggests, Linux and performance in the same sentence makes for an interesting topic of discussion. Everyone knows there is a multitude of options available to us. In this article, I’m going to attempt to cover a few of them. The first thing we need to work out is are we using a […]
Introduction This article is a guide on installing Gentoo in another Linux distribution (Arch, in this case). Look at it like a BSD Jail. It’s not a true install, merely a chroot–a virtual machine. Why, you ask? I think we’re all aware of and experienced with visualization technology. One of its drawbacks is that the […]
For once you have tasted Gentoo you will compile the kernel with your eyes turned red monitor-squared, for there you have been and experiencing the raw power of Linux. There are some days I want to go back to the early ages of Linux, some days I want to use top notch packets and bleeding-edge […]
Windows doesn’t live up to its mainstream usage requirements, especially in the security sector that Microsoft offers few and obsolete tools with which you can do very little in case you need to save the day (and your data).
Sabayon 8 has been released, the new release comes with Linux 3.2, GNOME 3.2.2, KDE 4.7.4 (4.8.0 available in testing repo), Xfce 4.8, LibreOffice 3.4.4 and more, acording to the announcement, “During this cycle, sabayon team spent a lot of time optimizing critical packages at compiler level, ensuring unprecedented performances, tuning system responsivity under load […]
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language.