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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 {{package|sys-boot/unetbootin}}.  Unetbootin has linux, windows, and mac binaries so anyone can comfortably install funtoo from familiar live usb media.
  
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{{TableStart}}
! 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>
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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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|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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|??
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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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|??
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|yes
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|yes
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|must download specific architecture  
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|Gentoo minimal install
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Latest revision as of 05:58, May 30, 2015

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 Package: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