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Developer central

This page is a landing that provides resources for Gentoo developers.

All developers should link their wiki account to their developer account:

New projects can be quickly created on the wiki:

File hosting for things that will not fit on the wiki is provided via projects.g.o:

Getting started

We have our own extensive Help page for learning more about the wiki and a Guidelines article that outlines our wiki formatting standards. If you need more on how our wiki software works feel free to swim upstream to the MediaWiki User's Guide.

Should you have any questions related to the wiki, you can always join the #gentoo-wiki (webchat) IRC channel on or email us at If you think there is something we can improve please let us know on the Feedback page.


August 25, 2018‎: Blog, developer bug, and GPG fingerprint fields

New 'Blog', 'Developer bug', and 'GPG fingerprint' fields have been added to Developer form in userspace.

  1. Blog field accepts a URL to the developer's personal blog.
  2. Developer bug accepts an integer number and will create a link to your 'developer bug' on bugs.g.o.
  3. GPG fingerprint is intended to be used for the 40 ASCII character SHA1 hex value (the 'long' format).


According to wiki data, Gentoo currently has:

  • Developer status:
    • 123 active
    • 131 retired or inactive
  • Project status:
    • 168 active