All mailing lists

The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering a variety of Gentoo-related subjects.

Like all of our Gentoo community venues, the mailing lists are governed by our Code of Conduct.

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Primary mailing lists

List name Description
gentoo-user General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list
gentoo-announce General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)
Moderators: blueknight, pinkbyte, robbat2, zlogene
gentoo-dev General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list
gentoo-dev-announce Gentoo development-specific announcements list
Moderators: robbat2, vapier, zlogene
gentoo-project For the discussion of non-technical matters in Gentoo
Moderators: robbat2
gentoo-security For the discussion of security issues and fixes
gentoo-doc For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations
gentoo-commits Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes in the CVS, SVN and Git trees. This is a high-traffic read-only list!
Moderators: robbat2
gentoo-nfp The Gentoo NFP/Trustees Mailing list
Moderators: dabbott, neddyseagoon, rich0, robbat2, antarus

Architecture-specific mailing lists

List name Description
gentoo-alpha For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion
gentoo-amd64 For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion
gentoo-hppa Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture
gentoo-mips Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture
gentoo-powerpc For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and development discussion
gentoo-sparc For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion

Project mailing lists

List name Description
gentoo-accessibility Discussion about the Gentoo Accessibility Project
gentoo-admin Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues
gentoo-alt Discussion about the Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project
gentoo-binhost-autobuilds Mailinglist for the output of binhost project autobuilds
gentoo-catalyst Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst
gentoo-cluster Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments
gentoo-containers Discussion about containers on Gentoo
gentoo-desktop Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop
gentoo-devhelp Discussion and help with ebuild developement issues for users
Moderators: robbat2
gentoo-embedded For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion
gentoo-genkernel Discussion about development of genkernel
gentoo-guis Discussion about Gentoo specific guis development and user support
gentoo-guru Discussion about the GURU project and repository
gentoo-hardened For a security hardened version of Gentoo
gentoo-java Discussion about Java on Gentoo
gentoo-kernel Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion
gentoo-keys Discussion regarding signing and verifying the Gentoo package tree
gentoo-licenses Discussion regarding software licenses in Gentoo
gentoo-lisp Discussion about Lisp on Gentoo
gentoo-mirrors Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues
gentoo-musl Discussions about musl on Gentoo
gentoo-pms Discussion about the Gentoo Package Manager Specification
gentoo-portage-dev Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion
gentoo-pr Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion
gentoo-proxy-maint Gentoo Proxy Maintainers
gentoo-qa Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo
gentoo-releng Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team
gentoo-releng-autobuilds Mailinglist for the output of the Gentoo weekly autobuilds output from the release management team
gentoo-science Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo
gentoo-scm Discussion about migration of primary Gentoo repositories to alternate SCMs
gentoo-server Discussions about Gentoo in production environments
gentoo-soc Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code

International mailing lists

List name Description
gentoo-user-br Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-cs Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-de deutschsprachige Gentoo-User-Diskussionsliste (German user list)
gentoo-user-el Greek Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-es Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo (Spanish user list)
gentoo-user-fr French Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-hu Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-id Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-pl Polish Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-ru Russian Gentoo User Mailing List
gentoo-user-tr Turkish Gentoo User Mailing List

Other mailing lists

List name Description
eudev Discussion of eudev development
bug-wranglers Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
gentoo-automated-testing Automated testing
gentoo-test For testing of the list management software (restricted list)
gentoo-core Internal Gentoo developer discussions (non-development, restricted list)
gentoo-ev Discussion list of Förderverein Gentoo e.V. (German)
gentoo-foundation-announce Legally required announcements of the Gentoo Foundation to foundation members (restricted & moderated list)
Moderators: dabbott, neddyseagoon, rich0, robbat2
gentoo-infrastructure Internal Gentoo Infrastructure project list (restricted list)

Archived mailing lists

List name Description
gentoo-doc-es Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en Espanol de Gentoo (Spanish documentation list)
gentoo-perl Discussion of Perl on Gentoo
gentoo-python Discussions centering around the Python ecosystem in Gentoo Linux