Useful Portage tools

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The following a table of helpful information for Portage-related tools.

Name Package Homepage Description
eix app-portage/eix https://github.com/vaeth/eix/ Search and query ebuilds, portage incl. local settings, ext. overlays, version changes, and more.
elogv app-portage/elogv https://github.com/gentoo/elogv Curses based utility to parse the contents of elogs created by Portage.
equery app-portage/gentoolkit The Portage Tools Project A collection of developer scripts for Gentoo.
euses app-portage/euses https://rooversj.home.xs4all.nl/gentoo/ Look up USE flag descriptions fast.
genlop app-portage/genlop The Perl Project A nice emerge.log parser.
layman app-portage/layman http://layman.sourceforge.net/ A tool to manage Gentoo overlays.
pfl app-portage/pfl http://www.portagefilelist.de/ Searchable online file/package database for Gentoo.
pybugz www-client/pybugz https://github.com/williamh/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 https://bitbucket.org/mgorny/smart-live-rebuild/ Check live packages for updates and emerge them as necessary.
eselect repository app-eselect/eselect-repository https://github.com/mgorny/eselect-repository A tool to manage Gentoo overlays.