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Linux Distribution: Gentoo
Url: http://www.gentoo.org

We produce Gentoo Linux, a special flavor of Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo

About Gentoo

Of course, we do roll up official CD releases of Gentoo Linux so that new
Gentoo Linux installs are as up-to-date as possible from the start. Here's an
overview of what is included in the most recent release of Gentoo Linux:

  • Support for x86, AMD64, PowerPC, UltraSparc, Alpha and MIPS processors
  • LiveCD-based installation for x86, AMD64, PowerPC, UltraSparc and Alpha
  • Latest stable KDE and GNOME
  • Various optimized Linux kernels
  • Very modern GNU development environment
  • Excellent filesystem support: ReiserFS, XFS, ext3, EVMS, LVM
  • Excellent hardware support: NVIDIA, Creative Labs Live! and Audigy
  • Modular OpenGL and compiler sub-system (supports multiple co-existing
  • Clean, dependency-based system initialization scripts
  • New "hardened" Gentoo security initiative
  • more than 8000 packages of the latest and greatest software
  • Enhanced Portage capabilities

If the power, flexibility and speed of Gentoo Linux appeals to you, then we
encourage you to give it a try. We don't think you'll be disappointed.

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