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Gentoo 2008.0 feature requests closed

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The Release Engineering team has stopped taking feature requests for the upcoming 2008.0 release of Gentoo so that the release schedule can be met. Bug reports are still welcome however.

Also: KDE 4.0.1 Now in Portage

Not the Gentoo Linux Newsletter, ricer edition

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In this edition we find Interview: Mark "Markey" Kretschmann (Amarok), Ricing out your system, and Beer suggestions.

LCA attendees rank Gentoo #4 distro

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spyderous.livejournal: Everybody who went to LCA entered their distro, editor, and shell upon registration. Gentoo made an excellent showing, coming in 4th after Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora.

Also: How I came, and returned, to Gentoo Linux

Your Portage tree just got 200MB smaller

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Gentoo Each ebuild in the Portage tree used to come with its own digest file. When you emerged a package, this digest was used to verify that you had the same files the developer did. Until now.

Daniel Robbins Won't Fork Gentoo

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Gentoo "For those who are kind of tired of the existing structure - well, I totally feel your pain. I will not be forking the project, and you may be bummed about that."

Daniel Robbins Declines Gentoo Nomination

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Gentoo By the end of our discussion, we both realized that we would have much more fun and many more opportunities to work together to improve Gentoo by focusing our efforts outside of the existing project.

Where to now for gentoo ?

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Gentoo Gentoo has rightfully become the distribution of choice among hackers. It’s powerful, fast, and extremely customizable. The source based builds lets you tweak packages to your needs. The man most primarily responsible for this is Daniel Robbins - the man who started gentoo, and if you’ve been following his blogs over the past few weeks - it’s scary.

Daniel Robbins Nominated for Gentoo Trustee ...or not

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Gentoo (Daniel Robbins): It looks like someone nominated me for the upcoming Gentoo trustee election. Before I know how to reply to this nomination, I need to know if it is even valid.

Nominations open for Gentoo foundation board of trustees

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Gentoo The election for the new trustees of the Gentoo Foundation is almost here! There is an open call for nominees; any voting members of the Gentoo Foundation may be nominated.

2.6.24 kernel targeted for Gentoo 2008.0 release

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Gentoo Daniel Drake of the kernel team announced that gentoo-sources 2.6.24 has already entered the tree. Marked ~arch for testing, by the end of February it should hit stable.

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