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;{{c|app-misc/mc}}: GNU Midnight Commander is a text based file manager --- some will recall {{c|MS-DOS XtreeGold}}
 
;{{c|app-misc/mc}}: GNU Midnight Commander is a text based file manager --- some will recall {{c|MS-DOS XtreeGold}}
 
;{{c|app-text/wgetpaste}}: Command-line interface to various pastebins; very useful in providing info along with bugs reports  
 
;{{c|app-text/wgetpaste}}: Command-line interface to various pastebins; very useful in providing info along with bugs reports  
;{{c|net-irc/irssi}}: A modular textUI IRC client with IPv6 support; a powerful tool to get help from Funtoo Community on IRC channel. Nice companion to {{c|app-text/wgetpaste}}
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;{{c|net-irc/irssi}}: A modular textUI IRC client with IPv6 support; a powerful tool to get help, but note that Funtoo Community has no IRC channel, and moved to Discord. Nice companion to {{c|app-text/wgetpaste}}
  
 
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# ##i##emerge --jobs app-misc/screen sudo htop eix gentoolkit app-misc/mc wgetpaste net-irc/irssi
 
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Latest revision as of 12:27, September 7, 2021

Here are some other packages you may want to consider installing via emerge:

app-misc/screen
Allows you to have persistent login sessions.
app-misc/tmux
Similar to screen -- some people prefer it.
app-admin/sudo
Grant root privileges to selected users and command combinations.
sys-process/htop
Colorful and informative text-based process list.
sys-process/glances
Similar to htop, includes disc I/O and network I/O in display.
app-portage/eix
Quick portage package search
app-portage/gentoolkit
Portage utils
app-misc/mc
GNU Midnight Commander is a text based file manager --- some will recall MS-DOS XtreeGold
app-text/wgetpaste
Command-line interface to various pastebins; very useful in providing info along with bugs reports
net-irc/irssi
A modular textUI IRC client with IPv6 support; a powerful tool to get help, but note that Funtoo Community has no IRC channel, and moved to Discord. Nice companion to app-text/wgetpaste
root # emerge --jobs app-misc/screen sudo htop eix gentoolkit app-misc/mc wgetpaste net-irc/irssi