Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.
The LiveDVD features a superb list of packages, some of which are listed below.
- System packages include: Linux Kernel 2.6.30 (with gentoo patches),
Accessibility Support with Speakup 3.1.3, BASH 4.0, GLIBC 2.9, GCC 4.3.2.
Binutils 2.18, Python 2.6.2, Perl 5.8.8, and more.
Desktop Environments and window managers include: KDE 4.3.1, GNOME
2.26.3, Xfce 4.6.1, Enlightenment 0.16.8.15, Openbox 220.127.116.11, Fluxbox 1.1.1,
TWM 1.0.4, and more.
Office, graphics, and productivity applications include: OpenOffice
3.1.1, G/Vim 7.2.182, Abiword 2.6.4, GNUCash 2.2.9, Scribus 18.104.22.168, GIMP
2.6.4, Inkscape 0.46, Blende
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Date: 2009 October 05