A Gentoo overlay to install the Unity desktop
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gnome-base Version bumps Aug 12, 2016
gnome-extra Update to gnome-extra/nm-applet-1.2.0 now that net-misc/networkmanage… Jul 10, 2016
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media-sound Stabilise Xenial, drop Wily Jul 6, 2016
metadata Fix typo in news item filenames Apr 8, 2014
mir-base Stabilise Xenial, drop Wily Jul 6, 2016
net-im Stabilise Xenial, drop Wily Jul 6, 2016
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net-misc/url-dispatcher Stabilise Xenial, drop Wily Jul 6, 2016
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HACKING [xenial] Version bumps Apr 7, 2016
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README.txt Add error message with override for systems detected as having global… Jun 29, 2016
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README.md

unity-gentoo

A Gentoo overlay to install the Unity desktop (requires systemd)


  • To add the overlay using layman, do 'layman -a unity-gentoo'

  • Select one of the unity-gentoo profiles listed with 'eselect profile list'

  • emerge -aqv unity-build-env (this package sets all keywords needed for specific Unity version)

  • emerge -uDNvta @world (it is recommended at this point to migrate and get systemd working if not already done)

  • emerge --backtrack=30 -uDNvta unity-meta

  • For questions/support, join us on irc.freenode.net #unity-gentoo