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Gentoo Seeds Team


1.  Project Description

What we do, and who we are

The Gentoo Seeds team looks after the packages in the 'seeds' category of Portage. The 'seeds' are out-of-the-box setups of Gentoo for common tasks, such as web serving.

2.  Project Goals

Our goal is to provide tailored releases of Gentoo, suitable for quickly seeding a box with Gentoo.

3.  Participating

#gentoo-seeds on

The best way to reach us is on IRC in the #gentoo-seeds channel on

Also, check out our overlay.


Page updated December 7, 2006

Summary: The Gentoo Seeds team is responsible for the development of 'stage4' tarballs, used for seeding boxes with ready-to-go versions of Gentoo.

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