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Gentoo: Making Sense of Portage

September 14, 2013 Andy 0

Updating the System After I have installed Gentoo, I like to fully update the system – if nothing else, just to check everything works as expected. To do this I follow the official documentation for updating Gentoo (and you should too). Below I essentially just summarise the process. emerge –sync emerge –ask –update world emerge –ask –update –deep world emerge –ask –update –deep –with-bdeps=y world I have not updated my USE flags recently so do not run. emerge –ask –update –deep –with-bdeps=y –newuse world Hopefully everything went without a hitch. You should also run the following commands. emerge –ask –depclean […]