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commit 9948545e1483695ee56e133d668c44f63518d663
parent ec81fabfe5e34aeaad8a0139cb2b1f6d0b64da25
Author: Leah Rowe <>
Date:   Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:55:13 +0100

add Gentoo to the list  of recommended distros

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1 file changed, 29 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/distros/index.html b/docs/distros/index.html @@ -23,7 +23,12 @@ </p> <p> Note: we are not the Free Software Foundation. The recommendations here - consist of both FSF-endorsed and non-FSF-endorsed distros. + consist of both FSF-endorsed and non-FSF-endorsed distros. Some of these + distrubions wrongly call the whole system <em>Linux</em>. Despite libreboot's + <a href="../gnu/">stance against the GNU project</a>, we still agree + with the free software philosophy and we still want you to call the + whole system <em>GNU/Linux</em>, since this is the technically correct + name for the system. </p> <p> <a href="../gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.html">How to install GNU/Linux on a libreboot system</a> @@ -62,6 +67,29 @@ <p> <a href="">Visit the Devuan website</a> </p> + <h2>Gentoo</h2> + <p> + Gentoo is a bleeding edge <em>source based</em> distribution. + It provides only source code in its repositories, and the <em>emerge</em> + package manager automatically compiles the source code for you + along with all dependencies, when installing packages. This makes + the distribution extremely configurable. It's common in Gentoo + to see 10, 20 or even 30 versions of the same package, with different + patches, and you can mix and match. + </p> + <p> + Gentoo provides non-free software by default, but you can configure + the package manager when installing it, so that it doesn't let + you install non-free software. This way, you will end up with a + completely free system. + </p> + <p> + Modify your make.conf with the relevant license groups. See: + <a href=""></a> + </p> + <p> + <a href=""></a> + </p> <h2>Parabola GNU/Linux</h2> <p> Fully free bleeding edge distribution, based on the <em>Arch</em> distribution.