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A Beginner's Guide to Installing Gentoo: Part One

This guide will walk you through setting up a base Gentoo system. It is intended for beginners who want to move to an operating system that gives them more control over what is installed. It will produce a reasonably sane Gentoo "daily driver" that will allow you to run TRB and other republican goodies. It [...]

Running MP-WP on a Modern Musl-Based Gentoo

A lot has changed since I last wrote a guide on installing and running MP-WP. For one, the previous article reads like pure cringe when I go back and look at it now. I was more concerned with exhibiting the right affectations than producing something truly useful. Whatever usefulness (if any) it served at the [...]

Building TRB on a 2022 Vintage Musl Gentoo

I've been working on a new musl-based Gentoo build for my ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 6) laptop. I recently popped in a new 2TB Samsung 970 EVO NVMe SSD since the original 512GB SSD was feeling a little cramped with the weight of Bitcoin's blockchain now approaching 400GB. Unlike my last Gentoo build on an [...]