Documentation

Looking for the Gentoo Handbook?
Gentoo Handbook

Our most referred to piece of documentation is the Gentoo Handbook. It describes the installation process of a new Gentoo system in detail. Click the button on the right to directly start reading it.

Most of our documentation is available on the Gentoo Wiki:

Finding Documentation on the Gentoo Wiki

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Did you know? Our documentation team maintains a list of featured Wiki articles that are worth a read.

Other Guides and Project Documentation

There are a few guides that have not made the jump to the Wiki just yet. You can find them on the archived copy of our previous homepage.