GNOME First Steps
What is GNOME?
"GNOME 3 is an easy and elegant way to use your computer. It is designed to put you in control and bring freedom to everybody. GNOME 3 is developed by the GNOME community, a diverse, international group of contributors that is supported by an independent, non-profit foundation." GNOME
You are provided with two packages that will pull in this desktop environment: gnome and gnome-light
To emerge gnome-light run the following command
# emerge --ask gnome-light