"The Gentoo Distribution Kernel project is excited to announce that our new Linux Kernel packages are ready for a wide audience! The project aims to create a better Linux Kernel maintenance experience by providing ebuilds that can be used to configure, compile, and install a kernel entirely through the package manager as well as prebuilt binary kernels."


I like how verbose emerge in Gentoo is. Here's an example message it left me when I recently updated Cronie:

>* Messages for package sys-process/cronie-1.5.5:
>* You should restart cronie daemon or else you might experience segfaults
>* or cronie not working reliably anymore.

I made a few extra decals just in case I end up with a new computer.

And in case you missed the first decal, this is where I installed it: hunden.linuxkompis.se/2020/03/

"Portage 3.0.0 released, with up to 50-60% faster dependency resolution (and dropping Python 2.7 support)"


A lot of people talk about Arch Linux having the best repository of all Linux based operating system.

Just for fun, let's compare some stats with Gentoo.

Total packages:
A: 10 931
G: 31 953

A: 8530
G: 9811

A: 1437
G: 4492

1. repology.org/repository/arch

What do you like about Gentoo?

I'm asking because I'm writing a post about why I like Gentoo myself. I'm not that comfortable when it comes to writing anything but documentation, but at least I try.

Hund's choices:


Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.