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Git changes & impact to Overlays hostnames (Apr 25, 2015)

Changes to the Gentoo Git hosting setup may require URL changes in your checkouts: Repositories are now only available via git.gentoo.org for authenticated users and anongit.gentoo.org for read-only traffic.

Gentoo announces total website makeover (not an April Fool's) (Mar 31, 2015)

Thank you for participating in Gentoo’s 2015 April Fools’ joke!

Now that April 1 has passed, we shed a tear as we say goodbye CGA Web™ but also to our website. Our previous website, that is, that has been with us for more than a decade.


Security Advisories from our Security database

GLSA 201508-03 Icecast: Denial of Service normal
GLSA 201508-02 libgadu: Multiple vulnerabilities normal
GLSA 201508-01 Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities normal
GLSA 201507-22 e2fsprogs: Arbitrary code execution normal
GLSA 201507-21 libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities normal

New Packages more at the Gentoo Packages database

muchsync Synchronizes mail messages and notmuch tags across machines
manpager Enable colorization of man pages
hstr Shell history suggest box - easily view, navigate, search and manage your command history
kaccounts-integration Administer web accounts for the sites and services across the Plasma desktop
selinux-cgmanager SELinux policy for cgmanager

Fresh Documentation on the Gentoo Wiki

Custom Initramfs/Hibernation started by Frostschutz
Distcc/pl started by Szymekrak
KVMVFIOVGAPassthrough started by Paigeadele
Netatalk started by Dinominant
JavaPackingPolicy started by Wltjr