Difference between revisions of "GNOME First Steps"

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== What is GNOME? ==
 
== 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." [http://gnome.org 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." [http://gnome.org GNOME]
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== Preparing to emerge ==
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To get your system ready to emerge gnome, it is recommended that you first set the gnome profile. To do this, run the following command:
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<console>
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##r### ##b## eselect profile list
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</console>
  
 
== Emerging ==  
 
== Emerging ==  

Revision as of 01:11, 28 October 2013

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

Preparing to emerge

To get your system ready to emerge gnome, it is recommended that you first set the gnome profile. To do this, run the following command:

#  eselect profile list

Emerging

You are provided with two packages that will pull in this desktop environment:

  • gnome -- This is the "whole shabang" - pulls in a range of applications made for the gnome desktop environment including a few games, an archive manager, a system monitor, a web browser, a terminal, etc.
  • gnome-light

To emerge gnome-light run the following command

#  emerge --ask gnome-light

To emerge gnome run the following command

#  emerge --ask gnome