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Gentoo 2008.0_beta2 released

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Gentoo 2008.0_beta2 is here. Thanks to you, our community, for testing beta1 and filing many bugs. You can help make 2008.0 amazing! Test out this beta and report any functionality issues you encounter. Since this is still a beta, we're looking only for bugs in functionality, not bugs in appearance such as desktop backgrounds or other artwork.

Oh Gentoo, what had become of thee?

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Gentoo Yesterday was an important day for me. I stumbled into a very important issue, albeit small, which made me to come to the following decision: I am leaving Gentoo as a desktop platform.

Gentoo Frustrations - Back to PC-BSD

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Gentoo Using Gentoo Linux, you have to get used to things just breaking, especially in the last couple of years. I have been quite impressed with Portage 2 the last couple months. Things seem to be improving. Yesterday I noticed that I had a problem with my screen resolution.

Daniel Robbins' Gentoo Stages Update

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Gentoo Many of you probably know that I am building up weekly Gentoo stages for x86, i686, athlon-xp, amd64, core64 and core32. Here's an update:

Gentoo Linux 2008.0 Beta 1 Screenshots

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Gentoo The first beta version of Gentoo Linux 2008.0 was released last week. The following are some screenshots of Gentoo Linux 2008.0 Beta 1.

Why Gentoo?

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Gentoo Recently Distrowatch editor Ladislav Bodnar complained, "I keep saying the same thing every time people come here to defend Gentoo: please write an article explaining why Gentoo is the greatest thing since sliced pickles and I’ll publish it." Do we Gentoo users write so little about why we love this distro?

Gentoo Foundation trustee speaks with LinuxCrazy

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Gentoo Roy Bamford, the newly elected President of the Gentoo Foundation's trustees, spoke with David Abbott from LinuxCrazy. He talked about recent challenges the Gentoo Foundation faces, among other topics. You can learn about the reinstatement of the foundation, short- and long-term plans, a possible move to the Software Freedom Conservancy and answers to some common questions.

Gentoo 2008.0 Beta LiveCD Screenshots

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Gentoo Gentoo 2008.0 Beta 1 has been released. This is no April Fools' Day joke, it's really here. We have some screenshots up of the Gentoo 2008.0 Beta 1 i686 LiveCD.

Gentoo 2008.0_beta1 unleashed. No joke.

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Gentoo When we said "soon," even we didn't realize how soon it would be. 2008.0_beta1 is here. Your support and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated—thank you.

Gentoo 2008.0 beta still in progress

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Gentoo The 2008.0 beta is roughly a month behind the original tentative schedule. A number of factors contributed to this, including the migration to new release processes, the usual delays that affect most open-source projects.

Also: Not the Gentoo Weekly Newsletter, Chapter 8

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