Debian vs Gentoo Linux: What are the differences?
Developers describe Debian as "The Universal Operating System". Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software. On the other hand, Gentoo Linux is detailed as "Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need". Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.
Thanks to a technology called Portage, Gentoo can become an ideal secure server, development workstation, professional desktop, gaming system, embedded solution or something else—whatever you need it to be. Because of its near-unlimited adaptability, we call Gentoo a metadistribution..
Debian and Gentoo Linux belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.
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