Software tools list

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Gentoo as a lot of software tools available for system management. This article provides a list and descriptions of helpful software tools available in the Portage tree.

Available packages

Command(s) Package Description
eix app-portage/eix A faster and better way to search for packages (compared to emerge --search).
eclean, equery, eread, euse, and more app-portage/gentoolkit A collection of administration scripts for Gentoo.
powertop sys-power/powertop A tool to help extend battery life by controlling power usage.
ufed app-portage/ufed A simple program designed to configure system USE flags.