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Welcome to the Gentoo Wiki!


Larry the cow welcomes you to the Gentoo Wiki.

To find the information you are looking for, you can use either the search box on the top right corner of your screen, or browse the Wiki using the categories below.

Did you find something you'd like to add or edit? The Getting Started section below gives you a few pointers on how to start editing articles.

The Gentoo Wiki now features most of the documentation created by the Gentoo Documentation Team. Our Gentoo Handbook that guides you through the installation process, can be found here:

IconBook.png Gentoo Handbook

All other documents are listed in our featured documentation section:

IconStar.png Featured Documentation

Or, to browse the full range of available articles, here are all topics:

IconTerminal.png Core system
IconDisc.png Software
IconPrinter.png Hardware
IconMonitor.png Desktop
IconServer.png Server & Security
IconStore.png Project & Community

Getting started

You are welcome to edit or create pages on this Wiki.

Before making your first edit or creating your first new page, please consult the Help page on how to do that. It also links to the MediaWiki User's Guide that contains information about how our wiki software works.

Should you have any questions related to the Wiki, you can always join our IRC channel #gentoo-wiki on or email us at (Note: We do not provide general Gentoo support!) If you think there's something we can improve, please let us know on the Suggestions page.


Dec 10, 2013: New: Featured Documentation

The Gentoo Documentation Team now hosts most of their documentation on our Wiki, enabling every community member to contribute to these excellent articles.

For more information, see the list of featured documents and the announcement.

Jun 9, 2013: Translations going live

Today, we are opening the page translation feature of the Gentoo Wiki to all editors.

To learn more (including how to become a translator), please see the translation help page.

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