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Linux "Many Linux distributions have taken the path of easy GUI-based installation, in order to appeal to a broader mix of users. But not Arch Linux, which emphasises simplicity of technical complexity over general usability. Richard Hillesley explains."
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RE: I'm ditching Gentoo
by Elv13 on Sat 17th Sep 2011 04:26 UTC in reply to "I'm ditching Gentoo"
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No, packages does not depend on versions, you can always unmask them one by one and mask older version. It's something only gentoo can do. If a package require a newer library, so be it, but 99% of the time, you can just >=package-category/package-0.* in /etc/portage and only that package will be bleeding edge.

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