Linux.com: Gentoo 2006.0: Elbow Grease Required

“I’ve been toying with Gentoo 2006.0 off and on since it was
released in February. Gentoo is a solid distribution, but it takes
a little more work than most users might expect to get the
distribution up and running.

“Installing Gentoo using the manual method described in the
Gentoo Handbook is, to put it bluntly, a royal pain. It’s a good
hands-on experience if you’re looking to learn about the
nitty-gritty of system configuration, but a lousy way to install
Linux quickly, and almost certain to be intimidating for anyone
who’s not well-versed with Linux already…”