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
Preparing to emerge
To get your system ready to emerge gnome, it is recommended that you first set the gnome profile. To accomplish this, do the following:
# eselect profile list
After seeing a list of available profiles, we want to add in the gnome profile. To do this, run the following:
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.
To emerge gnome-light run the following command
# emerge --ask gnome-light
To emerge gnome run the following command
# emerge --ask gnome