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1.1E: Gentoo Family

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  • Gentoo Family

    Gentoo 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 experience.

    Taken from the Gentoo website: "The goal of Gentoo is to strive to create near-ideal tools. Tools that can accommodate the needs of many different users all with divergent goals. Don’t you love it when you find a tool that does exactly what you want to do? Doesn’t it feel great? Our mission is to give that sensation to as many people as possible."

     

    Gentoo: a source-based distribution that can be optimized and customized for just about any application or need

    Porteus Kiosk: a lightweight operating system which has been downscaled and confined to allow the use of one application only - the Firefox web browser. 

    Redcore: explores the idea of bringing the power of Gentoo to more people. It aims to be a very quick way to install