Gentoo Linux is perhaps the most-used source-based Linux distribution.
You can get information on the utility from its man page or by invoking . package name, category, or description), it can search for regular expressions or wildcard patterns, or do fuzzy searches, and its output can be configured for use in scripts.Optimizing traffic usage Updating your software can take a lot of network bandwidth.Search faster Before you install a package, you usually look for it via Portage's search capabilities.Portage's emerge utility has options, but using them is not enjoyable, because they take a long time to run.
That's why we've seen the emergence of third-party search front ends for Portage, such as esearch and eix.
Their common idea is to use their own search indexes to speed up searches.