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== Known Working Media ==
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== Install Media ==
The following live media distributions are known to work for installing on several systems
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Most any live or minimal install media iso images can install funtoo.  Funtoo suggests sysrescuecd.  Images may be burned to cd, or loaded on a usb thumb drive by either dd or unetbootin.  Unetbootin has linux, windows, and mac binaries so anyone can comfortably install funtoo from familiar live usb media.
  
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! style="text-align:left;"|distro
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<tr class="info"><th>distro</th><th>gui</th><th>uefi support</th><th>unetbootin support</th><th>architecture specific</th><th>notes</th></tr>
! gui
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<tr><td>[http://www.sysresccd.org/Download Sysrescuecd]</td><td>yes</td><td>yes</td><td>yes [http://www.sysresccd.org/Sysresccd-manual-en_How_to_install_SystemRescueCd_on_an_USB-stick *]</td><td>no</td><td>recommended media</td></tr>
! uefi support
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<tr><td>[http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop Ubuntu]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>yes</td><td>yes</td><td>must download specific architecture</td></tr>
! unetbootin live usb support
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<tr><td>[https://www.debian.org/CD/live/ Debian]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>yes</td><td>yes</td><td>must download specific architecture</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD Fedora]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>untested</td><td>yes</td><td>untested</td></tr>
! notes
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<tr><td>[http://wiki.centos.org/Download CentOS]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>untested</td><td>yes</td><td>untested</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[https://software.opensuse.org/132/en open suse]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>untested</td><td>yes</td><td>link in the green outline displays live iso images</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[http://www.mageia.org/en/downloads/ mageia]</td><td>yes</td><td>unknown</td><td>untested</td><td>yes</td><td>untested</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[https://get.gentoo.org/ Gentoo minimal install]</td><td>no</td><td>unknown</td><td>probably</td><td>yes</td><td>must download specific architecture</td></tr>
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|no
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|not compatible with unetbootin
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|LFS live cd
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|startx must be run
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|probably
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|probably
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|Ubuntu
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|yes
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|yes
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|must download specific architecture  
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|Xubuntu
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|yes
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|yes
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|yes
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|must download specific architecture  
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Latest revision as of 08:30, December 18, 2014

Install Media

Most any live or minimal install media iso images can install funtoo. Funtoo suggests sysrescuecd. Images may be burned to cd, or loaded on a usb thumb drive by either dd or unetbootin. Unetbootin has linux, windows, and mac binaries so anyone can comfortably install funtoo from familiar live usb media.

distroguiuefi supportunetbootin supportarchitecture specificnotes
Sysrescuecdyesyesyes *norecommended media
Ubuntuyesunknownyesyesmust download specific architecture
Debianyesunknownyesyesmust download specific architecture
Fedorayesunknownuntestedyesuntested
CentOSyesunknownuntestedyesuntested
open suseyesunknownuntestedyeslink in the green outline displays live iso images
mageiayesunknownuntestedyesuntested
Gentoo minimal installnounknownprobablyyesmust download specific architecture