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ducnguyenit36
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:09 pm    Post subject: is gentoo for newbie ??? Reply with quote

Hi bro, I'm a newbie, I want to use gentoo for programming, is gentoo good for me. I'm sorry if I post wrong topic. Thanks
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to the forums.
I suggest you read the Gentoo Handbook. If it makes sense to you - go ahead with install. You do not need Gentoo for programming, though. Anything that runs on Gentoo can be used also with any other Linux distribution.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ducnguyenit36,

Welcome to Gentoo.

You need to tell us more about why you selected Gentoo.
If its to learn about Linux, its a good choice.
Learning about Linux and learning about progranning at the same time will give you a lot to learn.
They are separate topics too.

If you can already program, Gentoo will teach you about Linux and provide a platform to improve your programming.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:05 pm    Post subject: Re: is gentoo for newbie ??? Reply with quote

ducnguyenit36 wrote:
Hi bro, I'm a newbie, I want to use gentoo for programming, is gentoo good for me.

we have all been newbies at some time :) but what are you a newbie of? are you a newbie to gentoo? are you newbie to linux? newbie to computers? what..

gentoo is excellent for programming.. but only you can decide if gentoo is good for you.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only things you need to be able to use Gentoo are a lot of spare time and good research skills :lol:
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I installing it in VM, some people tell me start with ubuntu or mint, I'm live in Viet nam,sorry if my english is not good :D
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