December 16, 2005
Gentoo Installer Review
The Gentoo flavor of Linux is rapidly gaining market share because it can easily be optimized for extreme performance and customized for practically any application. The open source development community has embraced Gentoo because of its flexibility and because the tools created for Gentoo are superior to the equivalent tools in other flavors of Linux. In that same spirit, the Gentoo development community has created a new installer package that has been under development for months and promises to become the de facto standard for Linux installers. Today, Jon Hood, a developer working for Asteria Solutions Group, Inc., who recently took the new Gentoo Installer for a test drive, reports his results.