"Gentoo is not about ease of use or making installation easier
for the new user. Computers are what you do with them, and most
users have little or no knowledge of how their systems are put
together, and care even less. Gentoo is for the users who want to
reach under the hood, get their hands dirty, and learn.
Installation is hands on, and slow and painstaking, but is worth
the effort if you have the time and the inclination to work your
way through the Gentoo Handbook, and don't mind waiting while the
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