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Gentoo Resources for Ada (Project:Ada)

This project provides support for Ada compilers and libraries in portage. At present two gnat compilers are provided, gnat-gcc by FSF and gnat-gpl by AdaCore.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo RAP on Android Devices (Project:Android)

Gentoo on Android aims to provide desktop experience on Android mobile devices. This project deploys Gentoo RAP, a variant of Gentoo that installs in a directory prefix, along with Android, sharing the same Linux kernel.

Project lead(s): Benda Xu (heroxbd)

Gentoo Apache Project (Project:Apache)

The Apache project is responsible for maintaining the Apache httpd server in Gentoo, and many of its modules. We also maintain a build infrastructure so that other modules may be easily added in a standard way to Apache.

Project lead(s): Lars Wendler (Polynomial-C)

Gentoo Artwork Project (Project:Artwork)

The Gentoo Artwork Project manages Gentoo artwork stuff. This includes wallpapers, logos, themes, icons sets, etc.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Base System (Project:Base)

The Base System Project provides an umbrella project for keeping the system tools, libraries, compilers and layout consistent for all the various architectures under Gentoo Linux.

Project lead(s): Raúl Porcel (armin76)Guy Martin (gmsoft)Tobias Klausmann (klausman)Mike Frysinger (vapier)

Embedded Gentoo

Gentoo Linux ARM Development

Gentoo Linux Alpha Development

Gentoo Linux HPPA Development

Gentoo Linux IA-64 Development

Gentoo Linux PowerPC Development

Gentoo Linux SPARC Development

Gentoo Linux s390 Development

Gentoo Linux x86 Architecture Development

Gentoo OpenRC Project

Gentoo/MIPS Port

Pluggable Authentication Method maintenance

Cjk (Project:Cjk)

Chinese/Japanese/Korean support packages.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Community Resources (Project:ComRes)

Gentoo Community Resources is an umbrella project comprising the Recruiters, Retirement and Comminity Relations subprojects. It acts as a central place for all the human-resources related projects.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Community Relations

Gentoo Developer Recruiters

Gentoo Containers (Project:Containers)

Gentoo Containers provides minimal container images for a variety of container formats so that users can have a consistent experience when building application specific containers.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Docker

Gentoo Council (Project:Council)

The elected Gentoo Council decides on global issues and policies that affect multiple projects in Gentoo.

Project lead(s): (none)

Desktop (Project:Desktop)

The desktop project handles all desktop-related issues of the Gentoo distribution, including science.

Project lead(s): Donnie Berkholz (dberkholz)

Chromium in Gentoo Project

Desktop effects


Gentoo Accessibility Project

Gentoo Desktop Utilities Project

Gentoo GNOME Desktop

Gentoo Games Project

Gentoo KDE Project

Gentoo LXDE Project

Gentoo Qt Project

Gentoo Sound project

Gentoo Video project

Gentoo Xfce Project

Project Enlightenment

Gentoo Documentation Project (Project:Documentation)

The Gentoo Documentation Project (GDP) is responsible for the creation and maintenance of all general Gentoo documentation.

Project lead(s): (none)

Documentation Translation Project

Gentoo Dotnet Project (Project:Dotnet)

The Dotnet Project handles the development using the C# language. More specifically, it is often oriented with the mono development environment.

Project lead(s): (none)

eselect configuration and management tool (Project:Eselect)

eselect is Gentoo's modular framework for configuration and administration utilities.

Project lead(s): Ulrich Müller (ulm)

eudev (Project:Eudev)

eudev is a device manager for the Linux kernel

Project lead(s): Anthony G. Basile (blueness)

Gentoo Linux Forums (Project:Forums)

The Gentoo Forums are a source of support for the Gentoo user community. It allows users to post support questions that can be answered by developers and other users alike.

Project lead(s): [[User:Desultory|]] (desultory)

Gentoo Keys (Project:Gentoo-keys)

Gentoo Keys is a Python based project that aims to manage the OpenPGP keys used for validation on users and Gentoo's infrastructure servers.

Project lead(s): Brian Dolbec (dolsen)

git migration (Project:Git migration)

The git migration project aims to work on the git migration process and oversee the related tools and policies.

Project lead(s): (none)

Git mirror (Project:Git mirror)

The reviewers for Gentoo's rsync->git mirror Pull Requests.

Project lead(s): Michał Górny (mgorny)

Gentoo Hardened (Project:Hardened)

Hardened Gentoo is a project which oversees the research, implementation, and maintenance of security oriented projects for Gentoo Linux.

Project lead(s): Magnus Granberg (Zorry)

Hardened musl

Hardened uClibc

Integrity, Compliance and Reporting



Gentoo Haskell (Project:Haskell)

Support Haskell programming language ecosystem on Gentoo systems.

Project lead(s): Sergei (slyfox)

Gentoo Infrastructure (Project:Infrastructure)

The Gentoo Infrastructure team provides and develops services for the Gentoo developer and user community, ensuring availability, security and functionality.

Project lead(s): Robin Johnson (robbat2)

Gentoo Overlays

Java (Project:Java)

We maintain everything Java-related in Gentoo, that is, most of dev-java/* and also packages in categories like dev-util, www-servers etc.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Kernel Project (Project:Kernel)

The Gentoo Kernel Project aims to deliver the best possible experience from its sources across all supported architectures. By maintaining quality control, clearly defined road maps, highly skilled developers and a standard base across all of our kernels the project will help bring the end-user experience of our kernels to even higher levels.

Project lead(s): Mike Pagano (mpagano)

Gentoo Libbash Development (Project:Libbash)

libbash development is devoted to maintaining and updating libbash core functionality and utilities.

Project lead(s): Petteri Räty (betelgeuse)

Gentoo Licenses Project (Project:Licenses)

This is a small team in Gentoo that try to make heads & tails of license terms.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Lisp Project (Project:Lisp)

The Gentoo Lisp Project handles Lisp related packages in the Gentoo package tree.

Project lead(s): Panagiotis Christopoulos (pchrist)

Gentoo Common Lisp Project

Gentoo Emacs/Elisp Project

Gentoo Scheme Project

Gentoo Metastructure Project (Project:Metastructure)

The metastructure toplevel project is concerned with the management structure of Gentoo.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Linux Enhancement Proposals

Gentoo Mozilla Team (Project:Mozilla)

Mozilla and related applications

Project lead(s): Jory A. Pratt (Anarchy)

Multilib (Project:Multilib)

The Gentoo multilib project aims to provide means to build Gentoo packages for multiple ABIs (multilib).

Project lead(s): Michał Górny (mgorny)

Gentoo Office project (Project:Office)

The office project manages the office implementations, required libraries and accessories in Portage. This includes openoffice, libreoffice and their binary counterparts.

Project lead(s): (none)

Openstack (Project:Openstack)

Openstack is a virtualization orchestration suite that allows the creation and management of cloud infrastructures.

Project lead(s): Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)

The #gentoo Operators Project (Project:Ops)

The #gentoo Operators project describes the tasks and policies carried out by the operators of the #gentoo channel on the freenode network.

Project lead(s): Jeroen Roovers (jer)

PHP (Project:PHP)

This project maintains PHP itself as well as the PHP extensions and libraries

Project lead(s): Ole Markus With (olemarkus)

Gentoo Perl Project (Project:Perl)

We maintain everything perlish in gentoo.

Project lead(s): Mikle Kolyada (Zlogene)

Portage (Project:Portage)

The Portage Development Project is devoted to maintaining and updating Portages core functionality and utilities.

Project lead(s): Alexander Berntsen (bernalex)Brian Dolbec (dolsen)

Gentoo Portage Tools Team

Gentoo Sandbox Team

Gentoo Prefix (Project:Prefix)

To bring out the virtues of Gentoo Linux on different operating systems, the Gentoo Prefix project develops and maintains a way of installing Gentoo systems in a non-standard location, designated by a "prefix".

Project lead(s): Fabian Groffen (grobian)

Gentoo Printing Project (Project:Printing)

Printing related stuff, net-print category (+ some extra stuff).

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Public Relations Project (Project:Public Relations)

The Public Relations Team improves Gentoo's visibility towards the rest of the world.

Project lead(s): Donnie Berkholz (dberkholz)

Gentoo Monthly Newsletter

Gentoo Website Maintainers

Planet Gentoo

Python (Project:Python)

The Python project maintains dev-lang/python and most of dev-python/.

Project lead(s): Mike Gilbert (floppym)

Quality Assurance (Project:Quality Assurance)

The Gentoo Quality Assurance team

Project lead(s): Sergey Popov (Pinkbyte)

Bug cleaners

Bug wranglers


Package Manager Specification

Proxy Maintainers


Gentoo Ruby Project (Project:Ruby)

The Ruby project maintains packages for Ruby implementations, libraries and development tools. This project also maintains the RubyGems package, the de facto standard for packaging Ruby projects.

Project lead(s): Hans de Graaff (graaff)

Gentoo Science Project (Project:Science)

The Gentoo Science project manages science and mathematics related activities in Gentoo

Project lead(s): Justin Lecher (jlec)

Gentoo Astronomy Project

Gentoo Biology Project

Gentoo Chemistry Project

Gentoo Electronics Project

Gentoo Geosciences Project

Gentoo Mathematics Project

Gentoo Physics Project

Gentoo Security Project (Project:Security)

The Gentoo Security Project's mission is to ensure that vulnerabilities in software accessible through the Portage tree are found and fixed in a timely manner, so that our users remain protected against known vulnerabilities.

Project lead(s): Alex Legler (a3li)Tobias Heinlein (keytoaster)

Gentoo Linux Kernel Security Project

Gentoo Linux Security Audit Project

Sunrise (Project:Sunrise)

Project Sunrise is a starting point for gentoo users to contribute. The team members encourage users to write ebuilds and make sure that they follow Gentoo QA standards. The project maintains an overlay where users who would like to contribute ebuilds can get access. We work closely with the overlays, QA, userrel and devrel projects to reach our goals.

Project lead(s): Thomas Sachau (tommy)

systemd (Project:Systemd)

The Gentoo systemd project aims to bring Gentoo users the best experience in using systemd as an sysvinit/OpenRC alternative.

Project lead(s): Mike Gilbert (floppym)

Gentoo TeX Project (Project:TeX)

The TeX project maintains ebuilds for TeX distributions and TeX related packages. This includes app-text/texlive, app-text/tetex, the dev-texlive category, most of dev-tex and a few others.

Project lead(s): (none)

Tinderbox cluster (Project:Tinderbox-cluster)

A tinderbox that the guest code can run on multiply setups.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo VMware Project (Project:Vmware)

The Gentoo VMware project ("vmware") is the official Gentoo project for the maintenance and development of VMware and VMware-related products in the Gentoo package repository.

Project lead(s): (none)

Webapps (Project:Webapps)

The web-apps team maintains web applications, an eclass to facilitate writing ebuilds for these packages, and the webapp-config tool.

Project lead(s): (none)

Gentoo Wiki Project (Project:Wiki)

The Gentoo Wiki Project maintains

Project lead(s): Alex Legler (a3li)