Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 13th May 2007 01:07 UTC, submitted by Deathspawner
Gentoo Techgage has taken a hard look at the latest release from Gentoo, particularly its installation process. Although there is a revamped installer, using it proved to be a less than perfect experience: "This installer does not function like the previous ones. Before, the installer would wait until you made changes to the last option before it began installing. Now, everything is installed along the way."
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RE: This is NOT a review!
by Deathspawner on Sun 13th May 2007 16:56 UTC in reply to "This is NOT a review!"
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The only thing to really focus on in a new Gentoo release is the installer. It was mentioned in the intro that it was an article focused more towards previous Gentoo users, hence the lack of explanation on a lot of things.

It's difficult to review a distro that people are meant to create on their own. Each Gentoo install will be different, depending on tastes.

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