Edited by destroyedlolo at Wed Dec 10, 2014 20:28 |
Kiwi__Power replied at Wed Dec 10, 2014 15:30
I have basic Linux skills, hoping to improve!
What makes Gentoo more difficult than others?
Unlink other distrib, the system comes nude and you can configure EVERYTHING. The drawback is you have to know what you need. It's like a purebred horses : hard to tame, but after you have the quintessence of the system.
Does it have apt-get, & pico?
It has it own package system : emerge.
But it (mostly) not provides binary packages : everything is compiled locally. But I use my other computers as compiler farm so system upgrade is pretty fast.
How much memory does Gentoo use?
Depending what your running. My system (which is quite loaded with my website and home automation) consume about 300 MB. I will try to optimize as some memory are wast with stuffs I don't need, like graphical buffers, ... The remaining is used for caching.
If you duno Gentoo, I suggest to start with Bananian and try Gentoo on a VM. It worth a try, but it's time consuming at first