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Gentoo will remain my primary OS over the next decade

Created by Jach on 2016-01-10; known on 2026-01-10

  • Jach estimated 90% on 2016-01-10
  • PseudonymousUser estimated 65% and said “Hmm. That’s a long time.on 2016-01-10
  • PseudonymousUser estimated 80% and said “Nicer than I realized though.on 2016-01-10
  • themusicgod1 estimated 43% and said “Alternative history: you’ll spend more time on some flavour of Android than Gentoo by the end of it, and slowly, but surely realize you only spend time on Android, rather than Gentoo.on 2016-01-10
  • PseudonymousUser estimated 25% on 2016-01-10
  • splorridge estimated 40% on 2016-01-11
  • PseudonymousUser said “In most cases Gentoo just doesn’t offer much value over Ubuntu packages and as you get older you might be see more demands on your time and be less interested in cleaning up after portage conflictson 2016-01-14
  • btrettel said “I agree with bobpage. I used to use Gentoo, but switched to Ubuntu and never looked back. I was resistant because I thought Ubuntu was for morons, but it turns out that I was just signaling. Gentoo is not worth the time in most cases.on 2016-08-28
  • two2thehead said “Bobpage and btrettel make excellent points. The only question I would ask is whether Jach’s use-case forces him to use Gentoo specifically over other operating systems.on 2016-08-29