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I have installed Gentoo today, custom kernel, some good USE flags, etc. I have fell for the meme, but I'm enjoying it.
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What'd you do to the kernel?
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Gentoo is a complete meme. It genuinely does not have any real advantages over Arch.
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>>81048273
it doesnt matter what anybody says as long as your enjoying your system anon
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I use mine with kde, firefox launches almost the instant I click on it. Never expected such performance on a 10 year old pc. The important part now is to read all the guide on how to update gentoo without breaking it.
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>>81048340
Arch is also a complete meme, and has no advantages over a minimal Debian install, which is just as minimal except it comes with networking capability and doesn't shit the bed before, during, or any time after install.
Debian will always be the "just werks" distro. Arch doesn't even work on most of my computers.
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post use flags or lie
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>>81048381
gigabased
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>>81048623
just wait another 5 months for the update I recieved two weeks ago. God I love apt.
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>>81048273
I switched to Debian Sid on the weekend from Gentoo and it fucking sucks, but at least my 6 year old machine is not longer unusable for 7 hours because Chromium went from 89.0.0.0.1 to 89.0.0.0.1-r1
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>>81048340
>over Arch
Or any other distro you autistic faggot.
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>>81048533
Ssd?
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>>81048340
Cope archfags say to deny gentoo isn’t the apogee of the cultured linux gentlemen
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>>81048273
Have fun! Gentoo is a nice distro. I've been using it for 13 years now.
Yeah, it's a part time hobby and main tree portage selection quality decreased over the years (at least it's pretty easy to use custom repos now), but it's still a great rolling release distro that can teach you a lot about Linux.
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>>81048925
No just an hhd. My 12 year old 4TB 2 disk Seagate drive broke this year. Currently using ubuntu with kde as I broke my gentoo install and don't have time to reinstall.
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>>81048273
thats really not to difficult, now start actually learning how the kernel works, syscalls, processes, etc. That's what really makes an operating system. also pretty quickly youll probably switch over to the superior OpenBased
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>>81048659
>God I love apt
What does the package manager have to do with how fast the repositories are updated?
Average archtard.
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>>81048273
People that don't enjoy gentoo either got filtered or never tried it. But i can understand why people move away again to something simply for daily usage, i did myself. Still using it on my old crappy laptop.
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>>81049645
>people that don't enjoy Gentoo got filtered
>btw I don't actually use it
absolute state
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I have a feeling that gentoo is like a part time job, even worse than ricing.
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>>81049663
do you have some kind of reading comprehension?
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>>81049707
>But i can understand why people move away again to something simply for daily usage, i did myself.
Don't give a shit if you have it installed on a laptop that you "use" once a month.
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>>81048659
pacman is dog water kid. i could never subscribe to just security updates when im in a heavy work season and don't want shit to break on me. archfags will never understand what it's like to not have software crash.
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>>81049733
i use it daily, on old hardware the performance difference of compiling with custom cflags actually becomes noticeable so it makes sense a lot of sense to use it. I have distcc set up on my desktop to make the compile times acceptable.
Because i work online now i embraced debian + nixpkgs again its simpler to use.
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>>81048340
>arch
>devs dont give a shit about user choice
>devs dont give a shit about minimalism
>devs dont give a shit abour user as a whole
>somehow gentoo, thats gives a shit about choices and user freedom has no advantage over arch
back to r/archlinux you go
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>>81050396
>buzzwords buzzwords
Name 1 (one) meaningful advantage of Gentoo over Arch.
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>>81050466
>t. didnt even read pic related cus that'd break the r/archlinux bubble
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>>81050477
>posts a woejack
Good thing I didn't waste time reading that.
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>>81048381
gigamegaultra-based
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>>81050497
bubble intact, arch linux best!
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>>81050519
>*click*
>MD5 filtered.
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>>81050531
time to go back to watching LUKE SMITH larp about minimalism while on a distro thats inherently bloated by design!
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>>81050553
arch's motto NEVER was minimalism you fucktard, its KISS
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>>81050396
There is literally nothing wrong with that email, it's not the fault of the Arch developers if you fell for incorrect memes about it.

I don't even use Arch, but boy are you faggots retarded.
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>>81048340
This, but unironically.
Portage is a fucking mess and is getting worse and worse at every update. NixOS is what Gentoo should have been.
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>>81049707
It's not a matter of reading comprehension, you're just assuming completely made up shit.
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>>81050656
>>81050616
>claim that gentoo doesnt have any advantages over arch
>shows gentoo's advantages over arch
*quick change subject*

>inb4 choices dont matter
of course choices dont matter to npcs incapable of making them.
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>>81050702
You are talking to different people, retard.
I guess 20 hours of compiling a day have fried your brain.

>of course choices dont matter to npcs incapable of making them.
Name 5 relevant choices you made with Gentoo that you couldn't have made with other distributions.

Hard mode: no "no poettringware" (since Gentoo ironically works better with systemd and has some of the best packaging for it).
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>>81050702
>>shows gentoo's advantages over arch
You haven't.
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>>81050733
>>81050737
>name choices you made
>no, not THAT choice, irrelevant cus I said so
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It's a meme for a reason. Gentoo is genuinely good. The negative aspects of the meme come from sour grapes from people who can't use technology that requires reading some documentation.
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>>81050835
Name 1 (one) meaningful advantage of Gentoo over Arch.
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>>81048273
Prove it
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>>81050835
gentoo is good but compiling everything is a meme, aint got time for that
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>>81050860
user choice, like anon >>81050396 already pointed out. you can keep ignoring it, or call choices "irrelevant" as much as you like, but the fact is anyone that cares about having proper user choice will move to gentoo (or k1ss)
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>>81050860
If you want to compile everything, then it's perfect for you. I used to use Gentoo all the time. I've been using Arch for several years now, because binaries are more convenient on a laptop. You don't have to like how Gentoo does it, but the Gentoo model works and is good. Just maybe not for you.

>>81050895
Yeah that's why I switched to Arch (like I said above, binaries are much more convenient for a laptop), but I have to be honest: Gentoo was fuckin' sick. The performance was awesome and I had everything exactly the way I wanted it. Arch has "bloat" but it's acceptable. Gentoo is reaaaaally fun and comfy though when you have it all tweaked your way. Moreso than Arch. But Arch is more convenient. So there is your trade-off.

Compiling everything is really how a FOSS system should be run in an ideal world.
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>>81050959
see >>81050733
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>>81050969
The weakness of Gentoo really shows on a laptop. Using a 5950x on a desktop with Gentoo is peak comfy.
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>>81050979
custom patches
easy to install debug symbols and source (latter was issue on other systems for me; being able to step into library calls can save a lot of time when step debugging)
USE flags - not just for features that aren't usually included/you want to avoid. Not having every single language in existence in FF's spell check menu is quite convenient too, it's a lot faster when it only contains those that you actually use.
openrc
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>>81050616
>I-I-I-I never pretended arch was minimalist, I-I-I-I swear, I totally don't care about the number of package screenfetch report, trust me guys, I swear
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>>81051717
Arch has never even pretended to be minimalist. You're literally making shit up and getting mad at it.
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>>81051291
>custom patches
You can have those on Arch.
>Not having every single language in existence in FF's spell check menu is quite convenient too, it's a lot faster when it only contains those that you actually use.
On Arch you only have those spell checking languages which you chose to install.
>openrc
Useless but you can use Artix if you really want that.
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>>81048381
this is the truth. OP don't listen to the seething fags telling you it's a meme.
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>>81049425
This. apt is garbage but for other reasons
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>>81049693
>I have a feeling that gentoo is like a part time job
that's the /g/ memes in your head anon. You spend like one day or two setting it up and then you're done. Its just comfy after that. I used to think the same as you, and it was the reason I was hesitant. Once I actually installed it I realized its not bad.
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>>81049756
Cope. when I was on arch I never had something major break. One time discord broke, but it got fixed the same day. There's valid reasons that someone might not want to use arch, but the
>it breaks
meme is not one of them
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>>81050396
Based developers who don't give a fuck the opinions of it's userbase is why Arch is good.
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>>81050466
>>freedom
>>choice
>>minimalism
>buzzwords
yep. you're coping. The whole point of arch is
>muh minimalism
>muh choice
but now you say those are buzzwords?
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>>81050819
yup. archfags damage controlling
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>>81052037
>On Arch you only have those spell checking languages which you chose to install.
You mean you have to manually install those or?
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>>81050466
Gentoo is used in production systems
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openrc vs systemd choice, crossdev, llvm vs gcc choice, elogind and eudev, USE flags, genkernel vs dracut choice, custom vs prebuilt kernel choice, binpkgs and binary packages vs source packages, overlays, glibc vs musl choice, -O2 vs -O3 vs -Ofast, MuQSS vs BFS choice, good documentation.
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>>81052897
>werks on my machine therefore ur wrong
>so what if I I'm one of the rare few it actually hasn't broken for yet?
>cope seethe dilate top kek soiboi
cringe. cease the buzzwords bud.
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>>81052963
If you want English spell checking you install hunspell-en_us, for French hunspell-fr, etc.
I don't have every language in the FF spell check menu, only those that I installed.

>>81052945
>The whole point of arch is
>>muh minimalism
>>muh choice
According to whomst?

>>81053203
>good documentation
Delusional.
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>>81052945
>The whole point of arch is
>>muh minimalism
>>muh choice
Explain where exactly you read this.



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