Linked by Steve Husted on Wed 5th Oct 2005 17:53 UTC
Gentoo I've been wanting to try Gentoo for some time, but always had to roll my eyes at the pages and pages of installation instructions. This time, however, I rolled up my sleeves and buckled down. Minutes later, I was on my way.
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Didn't you even consider...
by on Thu 6th Oct 2005 07:46 UTC

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...the possibility that Gentoo is not a distro for people like you? Gentoo is designed to be built from the ground up, piece by piece, the way you build a model airplane. There is nothing there but what you decide to install and configure and *that is the beauty of it*.

This is a distro where you are *supposed* to do everything yourself instead of getting it all prepackaged and set up for you. No wonder you were disappointed -- you expected it to be a flashy funky toy and instead you got a bunch parts and a manual.

Your disappointment is not Gentoo's fault. It's your own stupidity for expecting it to be what it isn't.

I'm surprised something this devoid of intelligence makes it to OSNews.

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