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A page my published articles are kept. This is simply done so progress can be tracked.

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  • /etc/portage/categories — a file that contains a simple list of valid categories that may be used in repositories and the PKGDIR variable.
  • /etc/portage/color.map — a file containing variables that define color classes used by Portage.
  • /etc/portage/license groups — a file containing groups of licenses that may be specified in the ACCEPT_LICENSE variable.
  • /etc/portage/make.profile
  • /etc/portage/modules — used to override the metadata cache implementation.
  • /etc/portage/package.accept keywords — files or directories of files containing definitions for per-package ACCEPT_KEYWORDS statements.
  • /etc/portage/package.properties — allows ACCEPT_PROPERTIES to be augmented for single (individual) packages.
  • /etc/portage/package.unmask — a file containing a list of packages that are to be unmasked.
  • /etc/portage/profiles/package.provided
  • /etc/portage/profiles/use.mask
  • /etc/portage/repos.conf — specifies the location and settings for the repositories used by the current system
  • Acer Chromebook C720 — A short guide containing relevant instructions to get Gentoo running on an Acer C720 chromebook.
  • AQEMU — a user-friendly GUI front-end to the QEMU and KVM emulators
  • Aufs — an advanced multi-layered unification filesystem.
  • Blue Yeti Pro — a high quality, USB condenser microphone.
  • badblocks — a small program for stress testing block devices.
  • Category:IDE — a quick reference for integrated developer environments available in gentoo.git.
  • Build automation — software that automates the complication, clean up, and installation stages of the software creation process.
  • Cgit — a fast web-interface (CGI) for git written in the C programming language.
  • Chrome — Google's proprietary (closed source) web browser.
  • Chromium — the open source version of Google's Chrome web browser.
  • Corsair Strafe RGB
  • Cramfs — a memory and space sensitive filesystem that supports random reading.
  • crossdev — a set of wrapper scripts that provides cross-compilation capability to Portage.
  • Data compression — a list of file compression options available in Gentoo Linux.
  • Dcfldd — an enhanced dd tool that includes additional features for forensics and security.
  • Desktop environment — provides a list of desktop environments available in Gentoo.
  • Detox — a utility that safely removes spaces and strange characters from filenames and directories.
  • Developer Handbook
  • Dos2unix — a tool to convert text files from DOS line endings (carriage return + line feed) to Unix line endings (line feed).
  • Duperemove — a btrfs tool for finding duplicated extents and submitting them to the kernel for deduplication
  • e2fsprogs — a suite of standard userspace programs for ext2, ext3, and ext4 filesystems.
  • Egencache — a tool that (re)builds metadata information for the Portage package database.
  • F3 — an open source, cross platform H2testw clone.
  • File managers — a computer program that allows for the manipulation of files and directories on a computer's filesystem.
  • Fonts — a core part of the system and are necessary in order to represent text on a display.
  • Gemato — a stand-alone utility to verify and update Manifest files distributed in the Gentoo ebuild repository.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Hardware/Embedded
  • exFAT — a Microsoft file system optimized for flash memory storage
  • ext — the first in a series of file systems created exclusively for Linux.
  • ext2 — an open source disk filesystem created for Linux, and the second version of the extended series of filesystems.
  • ext3 — an open source disk filesystem created for Linux, and the third version of the extended series of filesystems.
  • FAT — originally created for use with MS-DOS (and later pre-NT Microsoft Windows)
  • FFmpeg — a cross platform, free, open source media encoder/decoder toolkit.
  • Firefox — Mozilla's solution to the web browser.
  • fdupes — a tool for identifying duplicate files across a set of directories.
  • FUSE — a way for users to mount file systems without needing special permissions
  • Gentoo developer side-projects
  • git-lfs — an open source plugin created by GitHub that enables the git version control system to better track binary blobs.
  • GIMP/Plugins
  • Hwinfo — a small utility created by OpenSUSE to gather information on system hardware.
  • Hyper-V — explains how to run Gentoo as a guest operating system on Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.
  • I2P — an anonymous network, similar to Tor.
  • Iotop — a top-like utility that monitors system input/output.
  • iperf — a network testing utility helpful for determining network performance.
  • IRC — one of the primary avenues of communication for those involved at all levels in the Gentoo project.
  • IRC/Guide — provides a broad overview of concepts related to IRC.
  • Kernel/Configuration/Kernel Seeds — pre-made kernel configuration files.
  • kpatch — a GPLv2 licensed dynamic kernel patching tool developed by RedHat.
  • Larry the cow — one of Gentoo's unofficial mascots.
  • Leafpad — an extremely simple, yet functional, GTK2 text editor.
  • Lenovo Thinkpad W530 — a configuration guide to help users work out some of the gritty details needed to get this notebook working as it should on Gentoo Linux.
  • Let's Encrypt — a free, automated, and open certificate authority client.
  • Linux firmware — is a package distributed alongside the Linux kernel that contains firmware binary blobs necessary for partial or full functionality of certain hardware devices.
  • Live patching — is an 'update-and-coming' kernel feature being developed by a few corporate Linux companies.
  • ‎lshw — a hardware detection utility for Linux.
  • ‎lspci — contains various utilities dealing with the PCI bus (primarily lspci).
  • ‎lsusb — a collection various utilities for querying the the Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • Magic SysRQ — a kernel hack that enables the kernel to listen to specific key presses and respond by calling a specific kernel function.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article Blueprints/Meta
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Hardware/Motherboards
  • Memtest86+ — memory test software based on the (commercially available) memtest86 program.
  • Mumble — an open source, cross platform, low-latency, high quality voice over IP (VoIP) client.
  • Murmur — the server component to Mumble built on the Qt framework.
  • Netifrc — Gentoo's default framework for configuring and managing network interfaces.
  • nload — a super simple, command-line network interface monitoring tool.
  • Obnam
  • OBS — free software for video recording and live streaming.
  • Overgrowth — a third person, 3D, fast paced, cross-platform action computer game developed by Wolfire Games.
  • OverlayFS — an in-kernel attempt at providing union file system capabilities on Linux.
  • pciutils — contains various utilities dealing with the PCI bus (primarily lspci).
  • PCManFM — a powerful, yet lightweight file manager application written by Hong Jen Yee.
  • PipPython's package management system. It references packages available in the official Python Package Index (PyPI).
  • PowerTOP — a Linux utility that can monitor and display a system's electrical power usage.
  • Project:Installer — an attempt to increase the usability of Gentoo and related Linux distributions by providing an interface for users to backup and recover existing installations.
  • PyCharm Community Edition — an open source, single-language integrated developer environment (IDE) for Python projects created by JetBrains.
  • Python — a cross-platform interpreted programming language. Python powers Portage, eselect, equery, and many other tools in Gentoo.
  • portageq — a tool to quickly query Portage information.
  • QtEmu
  • Redshift — an automatic color temperature adjustment to help reduce monitor eye strain induced by working in low-light conditions.
  • regenworld — regenerates the Portage world file by checking the Portage log file for all actions performed in the past.
  • repoman — a Python program used to enforce a minimal level of quality assurance in ebuilds and related metadata added to ebuild repositories.
  • rsync — a powerful file sync program capable of efficient file transfers and directory synchronization.
  • Ryzen — a multithreaded, high performance processor manufactured by AMD.
  • ‎Scan modem — a software tool that finds a suitable driver for a connected modem.
  • SCP — an interactive file transfer program, similar to the copy command, that copies files over an encrypted SSH transport.
  • Security Handbook — a step-by-step hardening guide for Gentoo Linux.
  • SFTP — an interactive file transfer program, similar to ftp, which performs all operations over an encrypted SSH transport.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/Software
  • smbnetfs — a FUSE-based filesystem for SMB/CIFS shares.
  • SparkleShare — a cross platform, free, open source, Dropbox-like, git-based collaboration and file sharing tool.
  • SSHFS — a secure shell client used to mount remote filesystems to local machines.
  • SquashFS — an open source, read only, extremely compressible filesystem.
  • Tahoe-LAFS — an encrypted, secure, distributed (fault-tolerant) file system). (Actually created by Charles17 because my article was rotting in my userspace for too long. I merged my article's content with his).
  • TestDisk — a free and open source, cross platform data recovery suite.
  • Tkinter — "most portable GUI toolkit for Python"[1] and is Python's "de-facto standard GUI (Graphical User Interface) package"[2].
  • Thunderbird — Mozilla's solution to the e-mail client.
  • Tmux/plugins — tmux plugins enhance user experience by adding or extending functionality.
  • Tmux/plugins/tmux-mem-cpu-load — a small program designed for system monitoring in the status line of tmux.
  • Udevil — a small auto-mount utility created to be a "a hassle-free replacement for udisks."
  • Ufed — an ncurses-based USE flag editor designed to simplify configuration of a system's USE flags.
  • usbutils — a collection various utilities for querying the the Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • uMurmur — a minimalistic server for Mumble designed to run on embedded systems (DD-WRT or OpenWRT) or older PC hardware.
  • unzip — provides decompression for classic zip formats.
  • uptimed — a daemon that keeps track of a system's 'uptime' (how long a system has running between a reboot).
  • USB to serial adapter — details the process of enabling support for USB to serial (RS-232) adapters in the Linux kernel.
  • Gentoo_Wiki:Article_Blueprints/User_pages
  • webapp-config — Gentoo's installer for web-based applications.
  • WeeChat — a light, extensible, actively maintained, well documented, highly featured text-mode IRC client.
  • WeeChat/Glowing Bear Guide
  • Window manager — manages the creation, manipulation, and destruction of on-screen windows.
  • WireGuard — a modern, simple, and secure VPN that utilizes start-of-the-art cryptography.
  • Wgetpaste — a command-line interface to various online pastebin services.
  • XMPP‎ — a real-time communication protocol based on XML.
  • Zip — provides classic zip compression.

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