Congratulations! You now have a working Gentoo system. But where to go from
here? What are your options now? What to explore first? Gentoo provides its
users with lots of possibilities, and therefore lots of documented (and less
You should definitely take a look at the next part of the Gentoo Handbook
entitled (Working with Gentoo) which explains
how to keep your software up to date, how to install more software, what USE
flags are, how the Gentoo Init system works, etc.
If you are interested in optimizing your system for desktop use, or you want to
learn how to configure your system to be a full working desktop system, consult
our extensive Gentoo Desktop
Documentation Resources. Besides, you might want to use our localization guide to make your
system feel more at home.
We also have a Gentoo Security Handbook
which is worth reading.
For a full listing of all our available documentation check out our Documentation Resources page.
You are of course always welcome on our Gentoo Forums or on one of our many
Gentoo IRC channels.
We also have several mailinglists open to all
our users. Information on how to join is contained in that page.
We'll shut up now and let you enjoy your installation :)
Gentoo Changes since 2006.1
Gentoo is a fast-moving target. The following sections describe important
changes that affect a Gentoo installation. We only list those that have anything
in common with the installation, not with package changes that did not occur
during the installation.
There have been no significant changes since.