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1.  Gentoo Documentation Resources

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Welcome to the Gentoo Documentation Resources. This page will give you a quick overview on the documentation we provide. Most documentation is released under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license, an open documentation license. All documentation should also be available in a printer-friendly format. To view this document, append ?style=printable to the URL. You'll also find a "Print" link on the top-right corner of each document.

If you find bugs in our documentation or have proposals, please use our Bugtracking System and fill in a bug report for "Documentation" or "Doc Other". These bug reports will then be handled by the Gentoo Documentation Project.

Documentation Repository

Our documentation is categorized and hierarchically navigable. If you want a quick overview of all available documentation without the additional information, please use our Documentation Listing page. We also have a full listing of all our documents with their descriptions.

2.  Other Documentation

Gentoo Name and Logo Usage Guidelines: This document covers the guidelines on the Gentoo Name and Logo usage.

About Gentoo: About Gentoo, an overview.

The Philosophy of Gentoo: This document explains the philosophy behind Gentoo.

Gentoo Social Contract: This document contains a pledge to the Gentoo community about the freedom of Gentoo's software, the openness of Gentoo's development process and the feedback we give back to the free software community.

Gentoo Linux Contacts: How to contact Gentoo

Gentoo Linux Graphics: Listing of various graphical resources available for use under the terms of the Gentoo Name and Logo Usage Guidelines

Gentoo Linux IRC Resources: Official Gentoo IRC channels

Gentoo Mailing Lists: Gentoo public mailing lists

Gentoo Linux Screenshots: Screenshots of Gentoo Linux in action.

Gentoo Sponsors: Sponsors of Gentoo

Gentoo Linux Support: How to obtain support for Gentoo Linux

Where to Get Gentoo Linux: How to obtain Gentoo Linux from the Internet.

XML projects page: This page contains information about the "guide" XML project, used for the Gentoo Linux documentation and Web site.

Page updated September 24, 2017

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