What is the operating system Gentoo Linux


It is an operating system belonging to the family Linux. And this is a operating system that is independent, that is, it is not based on another operating system how could it be Debian or Centos. It was originally created in USA. Use the following desktop environments: AfterStep, Awesome, Blackbox, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE Plasma, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, WMaker, Xfce.
Xfce is a desktop environment lightweight for this reason is useful for computers with low computing power. KDE is the great alternative to Gnome, the most used desktop in linux. It consumes a little less resources than Gnome but it is still heavy and very customizable as well.LXDE is a famous desktop for Linux which aims to be light and elegant at the same time. MATE is a fork of the Gnome desktop.
Use cases:

  • Gentoo Linux has as one of its purposes to be a web server.
  • Gentoo Linux is thought to be a workstation operating system.

Architectures supported by Gentoo Linux:
i486, i586, i686, x86_64, alpha, arm, hppa, ia64, mips, powerpc, ppc64, sparc64

This operating system has a good user base so there will be more resources on forums and websites when developing or using it.

Offical website of Gentoo Linux

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