Meta (disambiguation)

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Within the Gentoo project space, the term of 'meta' is often used as an adjective or a prefix. It has different meanings depending on the word it augments.

Meanings include:

  • Meta article — an article that provides a general overview or summary of conceptually similar ideas and related software available in Gentoo Linux.
  • Meta ebuilds — an ebuild containing a developer-selected, curated software suite that generally relates to a certain family of related software packages.
  • Metadistribution
  • Metastructure - See the Social Contract and Metastructure Project.