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Keychain 2.8.2 Released

Keychain 2.8.2, a maintenance and bug fix release, is now available.
2015-11-16 by Drobbins

Unfork Tree is Live!

The "unfork" tree is now merged into the main Funtoo Linux tree, and Funtoo Linux is now using shards for core packages, x11 (including media libraries), KDE, GNOME, python and perl.
2015-10-12 by Drobbins

OpenSSH 7 Disables DSA Keys By Default

Please be aware of this important change to avoid getting locked out of your Funtoo server.
2015-10-07 by Drobbins

Project Unfork Status

Here's an update on Project Unfork, plus other neat things.
2015-10-03 by Drobbins

IP Space Migration Continues

All Funtoo user containers in the 8.28 IP space will be moving into our new IP space (172.97) over the next few days. If you have DNS set up -- be sure to watch your container and update to the new IP! DNS will be updated after the move.
2015-08-27 by Drobbins

Funtoo Hosting IP Move

Funtoo user containers with IPs in the 72.18.x.x range will be gradually migrating to new IP addresses this week. If you have DNS entries for your containers, please be aware that your DNS will need to be updated.
2015-08-11 by Drobbins

New ARM Stages

New ARM Stages, built with a new toolchain, are now hitting mirrors. Existing ARM users should re-install using these stages (dated Aug 3, 2015 or later,) rather than upgrade using emerge.
2015-08-06 by Drobbins

Perl Updates

Gentoo has bumped perl from 5.20 to 5.22. Be sure to run perl-cleaner --all after the upgrade.
2015-07-25 by Drobbins

ARM Rebuild

ARM systems will use new stage3's that are not compatible with earlier versions.
2015-06-27 by Drobbins

ABI X86 64 and 32

Funtoo Linux has new 32-bit compatibility libraries inherited from Gentoo. Learn about them here.
2015-06-18 by Drobbins

Pre-built kernels!

Funtoo stage3's are now starting to offer pre-built kernels for ease of install. read more....
2015-05-12 by Drobbins

Better Experiences: Ego and Vim

Info on Funtoo's new personality tool called 'ego', and user-focused updates to vim's defaults.
2015-04-27 by Drobbins

How We're Keeping You At the Center of the Funtoo Universe

Read about recent developments that keep you, our users, at the forefront of our focus as Funtoo moves forward.
2015-04-10 by Drobbins

Emul Linux Packages Deprecation

Funtoo is switching to true multilib packages. app-emulation/emul-* packages deprecated
2015-04-01 by Oleg

New OpenGL management in Funtoo

Funtoo is switching to an improved system for managing multiple OpenGL providers (Mesa/Xorg, AMD and NVIDIA). The update may involve blockers and file collisions.
2015-03-30 by Mgorny

Subarch Profiles are coming...

Subarch profiles are on their way! <a href=">Learn more here</a>.
2015-03-29 by Drobbins

RSS/Atom Support

You can now follow this news feed at .
2015-02-10 by Drobbins

Creating a Friendly Funtoo Culture

This news item details some recent steps that have been taken to help ensure that Funtoo is a friendly and welcoming place for our users.
2015-02-02 by Drobbins


CPU_FLAGS_X86 are being introduced to group together USE flags managing CPU instruction sets.
2015-01-31 by Mgorny

Newsletter, Volume 1

Discussed: ati-drivers, GitHub integration, Funtoo on ARM, GNOME updates, Organizations, and two new devs.
2015-01-27 by Drobbins