Difference between revisions of "GNOME First Steps"

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== Emerging ==  
 
== Emerging ==  
 
You are provided with two packages that will pull in this desktop environment:  
 
You are provided with two packages that will pull in this desktop environment:  
* ''gnome''
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* ''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''
 
* ''gnome-light''
  

Revision as of 23:24, 18 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

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