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1.  Gentoo Documentation Resources

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Our documentation is also available in the following languages:

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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.  Upgrade Guides

Gentoo 1.4 Upgrade Guide: A method for upgrading older Gentoo installations in place to Gentoo 1.4

Upgrading Apache: This document describes the procedure end-users should follow to safely upgrade their apache installation.

Gnome 2.26 Upgrade Guide: This is a guide for upgrading from GNOME 2.24.x to GNOME 2.26.x.

Migrating to Modular X HOWTO: This guide shows you how to migrate to modular X.Org.

Xorg 1.5 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows you how to upgrade to version 1.5.

Xorg 1.6 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows you how to upgrade to version 1.6.

Xorg-server 1.8 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows you how to upgrade server to version 1.8.

Xorg-server 1.9 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows you how to upgrade server to version 1.9.

Xorg-server 1.10 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows you how to upgrade the server to version 1.10.

Gentoo libxcb 1.4 Upgrade Guide: This guide shows how to upgrade from libxcb and earlier to libxcb 1.4.

Gentoo ATI Migration guide: This guide demonstrates how to migrate from the binary ATI driver to the open-source driver (xf86-video-ati).

Linux-PAM 0.99 upgrade guide: This guide will help you through the upgrade path for Linux-PAM from 0.78 (or older) to Linux-PAM 0.99.

TeX Live 2008 guide: This guide aims to show you how to install TeX Live 2008 on Gentoo, more specifically what you need to take care of if you already have a TeX distribution installed (like tetex or TeX Live 2005).

Page updated September 24, 2017

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