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    Default Gentoo Releases New LiveDVD (Gentoo 11.2)

    Phoronix: Gentoo Releases New LiveDVD (Gentoo 11.2)

    Gentoo Linux "The future is now" has been released, which is the Gentoo 11.2 LiveDVD...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTc2Mw

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    Hey, that file-system thingamajing seems pretty cool. Nice to see some Gentoo-related news as well =)

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    Does that mean if we use a RW DVD we can add to the LiveDVD or does it only work with an extra USB stick?

    +1 for great to see more Gentoo news

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    I wonder why Michael never posts Gentoo news unless there's a live disc involved. Can it be that even after all those years of users pointing out to him how Gentoo works, he's still clueless?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RealNC View Post
    I wonder why Michael never posts Gentoo news unless there's a live disc involved. Can it be that even after all those years of users pointing out to him how Gentoo works, he's still clueless?
    Hahaha, now now, let's be nice to Michael! I guess Gentoo just isn't very easy to write about. It's not like you would post a news story saying "Today the Gentoo-kernel was bumped to 3.0, so run your eix-sync now!". Or well, I guess he could.
    So for new software versions, I guess it's just not very good for headlines, but there are many other things to write about! There has been many political issues regarding the Gentoo counsil, and there are several technical things unique to Gentoo, like the advent of Portage 2.0 (definitely something to write about), Grub 2 (not unique of course but will Gentoo soon use it, etc etc?) and perhaps foremost OpenRC. Is it good in comparison to the other init systems used by Ubuntu, FreeBSD, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Azpegath View Post
    Hahaha, now now, let's be nice to Michael! I guess Gentoo just isn't very easy to write about. It's not like you would post a news story saying "Today the Gentoo-kernel was bumped to 3.0, so run your eix-sync now!". Or well, I guess he could.
    Why, can't he write about EAPI news, OpenRC, baselayout 2 and stuff like that? These are core Gentoo technologies.

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