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
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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.
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
System Administration Documentation
General System Administration
Gentoo Security Handbook:
This handbook is a step-by-step guide for hardening Gentoo Linux.
Specific Administration Guides
Gentoo Linux-VServer Howto:
In this Howto you will learn to setup a basic virtual server using the
This document covers a number of ways to figure out how to fix your Apache
installation when things are not working correctly.
This document describes the procedure end-users should follow to safely
upgrade their apache installation.
How to get meaningful backtraces in Gentoo:
This guide is meant to provide users with a simple explanation of why a default
Gentoo installation does not provide meaningful backtraces and how to set it up
to get them.