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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

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
libudev-compat Wrapper around libudev.so.1 for packages needing the old libudev.so.0
nvme-cli NVM-Express user space tooling for Linux

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