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
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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
Gentoo Desktop Documentation Resources
Installing your Desktop
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 X.org to version 1.5.
Xorg 1.6 Upgrade Guide:
This guide shows you how to upgrade X.org to version 1.6.
Xorg-server 1.8 Upgrade Guide:
This guide shows you how to upgrade X.org server to version 1.8.
Xorg-server 1.9 Upgrade Guide:
This guide shows you how to upgrade X.org server to version 1.9.
Xorg-server 1.10 Upgrade Guide:
This guide shows you how to upgrade the X.org server to version 1.10.
Gentoo libxcb 1.4 Upgrade Guide:
This guide shows how to upgrade from libxcb 18.104.22.168 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).
Configuring your Desktop
Application Specific Documentation