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Gentoo: A Linux Distribution Where You Compile Your Own Optimized Software

Jan 14, 2013, 06:00 (2 Talkback[s])

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The sheer number of different ways in which Linux can be run is astounding, as there are plenty of choices to go around. While there are plenty of distributions which rely on either the .deb or .rpm package formats, there’s also a handful which use their own formats, if any at all. One of those distributions is very unique compared to most others as the distribution’s developers don’t compile software into binary packages for easy installation.

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