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 He has no IT degree, but is self-taught,​ he likes to learn new things and experiment with parameters of a GNU / Linux system. He uses Linux everyday for more than 10 years starting 2006. During this time he used to be a classic distro-hopper,​ and he used many distributions but he never felt completely satisfied by none of them. He used : **Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Mandriva, Rosa, ArchLinux, Chakra, Slackware** and in the end he settled to **Gentoo** in December 2012, a distribution he fell in love with and never left since. He has no IT degree, but is self-taught,​ he likes to learn new things and experiment with parameters of a GNU / Linux system. He uses Linux everyday for more than 10 years starting 2006. During this time he used to be a classic distro-hopper,​ and he used many distributions but he never felt completely satisfied by none of them. He used : **Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Mandriva, Rosa, ArchLinux, Chakra, Slackware** and in the end he settled to **Gentoo** in December 2012, a distribution he fell in love with and never left since.
 ===== What is? ===== ===== What is? =====
-Redcore Linux is a distribution based on Gentoo Linux (stable + some unstable) and a continuation of, now defunct, Kogaion Linux. Kogaion Linux itself was a distribution based initially on Sabayon Linux, and later on Gentoo Linux and it was developed by RogentOS Development Group since 2011. **Ghiunhan Mamut** himself joined RogentOS Development Group in January 2014.\\+Redcore Linux is a distribution based on Gentoo Linux (testing/unstable ​branch) and a continuation of, now defunct, Kogaion Linux. Kogaion Linux itself was a distribution based initially on Sabayon Linux, and later on Gentoo Linux and it was developed by RogentOS Development Group since 2011. **Ghiunhan Mamut** himself joined RogentOS Development Group in January 2014.\\
  
 However, after more than 5 years of development,​ RogentOS Development Group decided to discontinue Kogaion Linux in November 2016, but **Ghiunhan Mamut** didn't want the project to die, and so Redcore Linux was born. However, after more than 5 years of development,​ RogentOS Development Group decided to discontinue Kogaion Linux in November 2016, but **Ghiunhan Mamut** didn't want the project to die, and so Redcore Linux was born.
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   * Calamares installer   * Calamares installer
  
-Redcore Linux supports both BIOS/MBR and EFI/GPT(no Secure-Boot ​for the moment) installations with or without full disk encryption enabled. Users can setup an encrypted /root, swap and/or /home partitions. Any other encrypted partition layout is not supported by default.+Redcore Linux supports both BIOS/MBR and EFI/GPT(no Secure-Boot) installations with or without full disk encryption enabled.
  
 On the desktop side, you will find the following components : On the desktop side, you will find the following components :
   * Lxqt   * Lxqt
 +  * KDE Plasma 5
   * Sddm   * Sddm
-  * Libreoffice ​(WPS Office available in repository) +  * Libreoffice 
-  * Qupzilla ​Web browser (Firefox, Google-Chrome,​ Opera && Vivaldi available in repository)+  * Falkon ​Web browser (Firefox, Google-Chrome,​ Opera && Vivaldi available in repository)
   * Steam   * Steam
   * Qbittorrent   * Qbittorrent
-  * Wmail Gmail/​Google Inbox client 
  
-As of this writing the repository has 1707 packages and is growing. I invite you all to explore and discover the goodies.+As of this writing the repository has 2148 binary ​packages and is growing. I invite you all to explore and discover the goodies.
  
 Thank you for using Redcore Linux! ​ Thank you for using Redcore Linux! ​
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