Useful Portage tools

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The article contains a list of helpful Portage-related tools.

Name Package Homepage Description
eix app-portage/eix Search and query ebuilds, portage incl. local settings, ext. overlays, version changes, and more.
elogv app-portage/elogv Curses based utility to parse the contents of elogs created by Portage.
enalyze app-portage/gentoolkit The Portage Tools Project Gentoo's installed packages analysis and repair tool
equery app-portage/gentoolkit The Portage Tools Project Gentoo package query tool.
eselect repository app-eselect/eselect-repository A tool to configure Gentoo overlays. (Relies on emerge to sync overlays.)
euse app-portage/gentoolkit The Portage Tools Project Command line USE flag editor
euses app-portage/euses Look up USE flag descriptions fast.
genlop app-portage/genlop The Perl Project A nice emerge.log parser.
layman app-portage/layman A tool to configure and sync Gentoo overlays.
pfl app-portage/pfl Searchable online file/package database for Gentoo.
pybugz www-client/pybugz A command line interface to (Gentoo) Bugzilla.
q applets app-portage/portage-utils Portage Utils Small and fast Portage helper tools written in C.
smart-live-rebuild app-portage/smart-live-rebuild Check live packages for updates and emerge them as necessary.