Global USE flag

Install optional tools

Packages describing “tools” as local USE flag

Package “tools” Flag Description
sci-chemistry/apbs Install optional tools
net-misc/ofono Enable testing tools
app-emulation/lxc Build and install additional command line tools
app-admin/tripwire Installs app-admin/mktwpol, providing scripts for the installation/setup of tripwire, including generating the tripwire policy file and maintenance of the tripwire database
dev-db/clickhouse Build various tools, like benchmark, copier, etc.
kde-apps/akonadi Install tools for developers and testing
net-proxy/privoxy Install log parser, regression tester and user agent generator tools
app-crypt/gnupg Install extra tools (including gpgsplit and gpg-zip).
media-video/nvidia_video_sdk Build and install example tools.
x11-libs/libwnck Install wnckprop-3 and wnck-urgency-monitor-3 command-line tools
dev-libs/libgpiod Build some useful gpio tools that use libgpiod.
dev-libs/libcgroup Install the cgroup rules processing daemon and init/config files.
net-libs/udns Build and install dnsget, ex-rdns and rblcheck tools
dev-util/mingw64-runtime Build extra tools: gendef, genidl.
games-arcade/performous Enable building of song extraction utilities for SingStar and Guitar Hero
games-strategy/megaglest Build model import/export tools
games-rpg/sumwars Builds editor tools
app-emulation/lxd Build and install optional tools
x11-libs/fox Install adie, calculator, shutterbug, and pathfinder apps.
gnome-base/libglade Install libglade-convert Python script.
gnome-base/librsvg Build svg viewer tool
media-libs/assimp Build assimp tool binary
media-libs/chromaprint Build and install fpcalc and fpcollect tools
media-video/mpv Install extra tools:,, and umpv
app-text/wv Install optional utilities considered deprecated in favor of using AbiWord.
app-text/libwps Build file conversion tools
net-analyzer/hexinject Install hex2raw and prettypacket tools
dev-db/oracle-instantclient Data Pump, SQL*Loader and Workload Replay Client
net-dns/pdns Build optional tools (dnsscan, dnsscope, etc..).
app-portage/gemato Install additional utilities (benchmarks, hash testing tools, fast Manifest generators) to /usr/share/gemato.
net-libs/davix Install additional tools
net-libs/shairplay Build and install a binary shairplay in /usr/bin
net-libs/rabbitmq-c Builds cli tools to interact with brokers
dev-games/ogre Build and install helper tools
sci-biology/seqan Build and install SeqAn commandline tools, such as the Yara aligner
sys-libs/libblockdev Build tools
app-text/podofo Build and install commandline tools.
x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers Install additional tools such as nvidia-settings
dev-db/sqlite Install additional tools
app-text/stardict Build and install dictionary management tools and converters from various dictionary formats
dev-games/mygui Build the tools for development
sci-libs/netcdf Build the utilities nccopy, ncgen and ncdump
dev-db/aerospike-server-community Install extra tools
dev-libs/libbase58 Build command line base58 tool
dev-libs/libbytesize Build bscalc python CLI tool
dev-libs/xmlrpc-c Build the xmlrpc* tools.
sys-apps/kmod Install module loading/unloading tools.
dev-cpp/libcmis Build client tool for testing and viewing features
dev-db/mongodb Install the MongoDB tools (mongoimport, mongodump...) from app-admin/mongo-tools
dev-embedded/libftdi build ftdi_eeprom helper tool
dev-util/bazel Install extra bazel tools to build from sources
dev-libs/boost Build and install the boost tools (bcp, quickbook, inspect, wave)
sci-libs/liborigin Install opj2dat command line util
sci-libs/libsvm Install python based tool scripts for data selection and visualization with sci-visualization/gnuplot
dev-libs/cyberjack Build and install optional management tools.
app-text/libebook Build file conversion tools
app-text/libmwaw Build file conversion tools
app-text/libqxp Build file conversion tools
app-text/libstaroffice Build conversion tools
app-text/libwpd Build file conversion tools
sys-fs/squashfs-tools-ng Build the gensquashfs, rdsquashfs, sqfs2tar, sqfsdiff, and tar2sqfs tools
dev-libs/liborcus Build various low-level parsers
virtual/wireguard Compile the wg(8) tool and related helpers. You probably want this enabled.
games-fps/eduke32 Install the support tools for mapster32.
dev-libs/libzip Install binary tools to compare, modify and merge zip files
games-strategy/colobot Build tools
dev-libs/libslz Install additional tools (zenc, zdec)
dev-libs/serdisplib Build optional tools.
mail-filter/postfwd Install additional tools for testing postfwd
media-gfx/darktable Install tools for generating base curves and noise profiles
media-libs/libpagemaker Build command line file format conversion tools
dev-util/intel-ocl-sdk Install Intel Offline Compiler
media-libs/libvisio Build conversion tools
dev-util/spirv-llvm-translator Install the command-line translator llvm-spirv
dev-vcs/gitolite Install tools to e.g. convert a Gitosis config to gitolite or one to check if your setup is gitolite >= 3.x compatible
dev-vcs/gitolite-gentoo Install tools to e.g. convert a Gitosis config to gitolite or one to check if your setup is gitolite >= 3.x compatible
media-libs/urt Install tools
media-libs/zita-resampler Install zresample and zretune tools
media-plugins/ir_lv2 Build convert4chan tool
games-fps/doomsday Build additional tools such as doomsday-shell, md2tool and texc
media-libs/lvtk Compile and install ttl2c tool
mail-filter/maildrop Install maildirmake and deliverquota tools
media-gfx/chafa Build command-line tools
media-gfx/librecad Build additional tool programs: tff2lff
media-libs/libzmf Build conversion tools
net-libs/gnutls Build extra tools
net-libs/libprotoident Build and install command-line tools
net-misc/connman Enable testing tools.
net-p2p/syncthing Install stdiscosrv, strelaysrv and other tools to /usr/libexec/syncthing/.
net-proxy/haproxy Install additional tools (halog, iprange)
net-wireless/neard build and install extra helper utilities
sci-astronomy/wcslib Builds and installs extra command line utilities for WCS checking
sci-libs/cfitsio Build execs fpack, funpack, imcopy, fitscopy, listhead
sci-libs/cgnslib A number of utility programs: cgnscheck, cgnscompress, cgnsdiff, cgnslist, cgnsnames, cgnsupdate, cgnsconvert, adf2hdf, hdf2adf.
net-misc/networkmanager Build cli tools such as nmcli, nmtui and nm_cloud_setup
sci-libs/cddlib Add a few executables and tests for cddlib
sci-libs/scotch Build and install extra exec tools
sys-apps/flashrom Install ich_descriptor_tool, a tool for reading descriptor-mode SPI-flash images for Intel chipsets
sys-fs/bees Build extra tools useful for debugging (fiemap, fiewalk)
sys-fabric/opensm Install ssld extra tool
virtual/podofo-build Build and install commandline tools.
x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel Build the intel-virtual-output tool