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Hello and welcome to [[Funtoo|<span style="color:green;">Funtoo</span>]] Linux!
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Want to submit a screenshot? [http://forums.funtoo.org/index.php?/topic/180-screenshots/ See here.]
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'''Funtoo Linux''' is a Linux-based operating system that is a variant of [http://www.gentoo.org Gentoo Linux], led by [[User:Drobbins|Daniel Robbins]], the creator and former Chief Architect of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux Gentoo Linux], who serves as benevolent dictator for life (BDFL) of the project. Project priorities include focusing on developing production-ready technology, finding creative solutions to problems, and most importantly, creating a fun, user-centric community for all.
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[[Support Funtoo]] to help us grow! '''Donate $15 per month and get a free [[Funtoo Hosting|Funtoo Virtual Container]].'''
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=== News ===
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=== Resources ===
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'''View the [[Funtoo Linux FAQ]] for answers to common questions.'''
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Join us - {{CreateAccount}}, and then add yourself to our [[Usermap]]!
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'''Our resources:''' -- also see the <code>Go</code> menu:
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* '''{{CreateAccount}}''' ([[Funtoo Authentication FAQ|Auth FAQ]])
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* '''[http://forums.funtoo.org forums.funtoo.org]''' - our new forums!
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* '''[http://bugs.funtoo.org bugs.funtoo.org]''', our bug tracker ([[Reporting Bugs|Instructions]]).
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* [http://larrythecow.org larrythecow.org], Gentoo blog service.
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* [http://kernel-seeds.org kernel-seeds.org], kernel build help.
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* [http://git.funtoo.org git.funtoo.org], our cgit repository browser.
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* '''[[Support Funtoo]]''' to help our project grow.
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* '''[[Funtoo Hosting|Get a Funtoo Virtual Container]]'''.
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=== Getting Started ===
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We encourage you to '''[[Funtoo Linux Installation|install Funtoo Linux]]''', and get involved in our user community. Get to know fellow Funtoo Linux users on our '''[http://forums.funtoo.org forums]'''. If you have any improvements or find any bugs in Funtoo Linux, you are strongly encouraged to report them on our '''[http://bugs.funtoo.org bug tracker]'''. We take all bugs seriously, and all work performed on Funtoo Linux is tracked on our bug tracker, for purposes of transparency.
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Funtoo Linux has a very active [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRC IRC] community on Freenode, in the <code>#funtoo</code> channel, and you are encouraged to hang out online with us.
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=== Expand the wiki! ===
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The [[:Help:Funtoo_Editing_Guidelines | How to 'wiki']] will help get you started on wiki editing. Have a look at [[Requested-Documents]] and [[:Category:Needs_Updates | pages that need to be updated.]]
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See [[:Category:Ebuilds|Ebuilds]] for a list of all ebuild pages, and [[Adding an Ebuild to the Wiki]] for information on how to add one.
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=== Distinctives ===
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Funtoo Linux packages are installed from source code, automatically, thanks to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_(software) Portage ports system], inspired by the FreeBSD ports system, but written in Python and with full advanced package management functionality. Funtoo Linux is a meta-distribution, which means it is built (fully automatically) with the functionality and optimizations that ''you'' want, not what some distro maintainer thought was best for you.
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We use [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_(software) Git] for all our development, and we also use Git to deliver our ports tree to you.
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In contrast to Gentoo Linux, we offer a number of innovations, including our extensive use of git, [[Funtoo 1.0 Profile|our profile system]], [[Package:Boot-Update|boot-update]] boot management tool, our incredibly flexible [[Funtoo Linux Networking|template-based networking scripts]], [[Metro Quick Start Tutorial|Metro]] distribution build system, support of Debian, RHEL and other kernels, [[Creating_Python-related_Ebuilds|enhanced Python support]], Portage mini-manifests, user-centric distribution model, and a large number of community infrastructure improvements.
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[[GNOME First Steps|GNOME 3.12]]
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([[Funtoo_Linux_FAQ#Do_you_support_systemd.3F|without systemd]], because that's how we roll.)
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[[Package:Awesome_(Window_Manager)|Awesome WM]]
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Latest revision as of 00:25, October 23, 2014

Want to submit a screenshot? See here.

Funtoo Linux is a Linux-based operating system that is a variant of Gentoo Linux, led by Daniel Robbins, the creator and former Chief Architect of Gentoo Linux, who serves as benevolent dictator for life (BDFL) of the project. Project priorities include focusing on developing production-ready technology, finding creative solutions to problems, and most importantly, creating a fun, user-centric community for all.

Support Funtoo to help us grow! Donate $15 per month and get a free Funtoo Virtual Container.

News

Dantrell

Testing GNOME 3.14

GNOME 3.14 is now available in Funtoo, masked for testing. Help us test it!
22 October 2014 by Dantrell
Drobbins

Boot-update-1.7.0 released, masked for testing

This new version of boot-update contains serial terminal support and lilo fixes.
16 October 2014 by Drobbins

Resources

View the Funtoo Linux FAQ for answers to common questions.

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Join us - Create a Funtoo account, and then add yourself to our Usermap!

Our resources: -- also see the Go menu:

Getting Started

We encourage you to install Funtoo Linux, and get involved in our user community. Get to know fellow Funtoo Linux users on our forums. If you have any improvements or find any bugs in Funtoo Linux, you are strongly encouraged to report them on our bug tracker. We take all bugs seriously, and all work performed on Funtoo Linux is tracked on our bug tracker, for purposes of transparency.

Funtoo Linux has a very active IRC community on Freenode, in the #funtoo channel, and you are encouraged to hang out online with us.

Expand the wiki!

The How to 'wiki' will help get you started on wiki editing. Have a look at Requested-Documents and pages that need to be updated.

See Ebuilds for a list of all ebuild pages, and Adding an Ebuild to the Wiki for information on how to add one.

Ebuild pages recently updated: Mosh, Java SE Development Kit (JDK), MediaWiki, Nginx, MySQL, AMD Catalyst Video Drivers, ACPI Daemon, Pianobar, Boot-Update, Php more...

Distinctives

Funtoo Linux packages are installed from source code, automatically, thanks to the Portage ports system, inspired by the FreeBSD ports system, but written in Python and with full advanced package management functionality. Funtoo Linux is a meta-distribution, which means it is built (fully automatically) with the functionality and optimizations that you want, not what some distro maintainer thought was best for you.

We use Git for all our development, and we also use Git to deliver our ports tree to you.

In contrast to Gentoo Linux, we offer a number of innovations, including our extensive use of git, our profile system, boot-update boot management tool, our incredibly flexible template-based networking scripts, Metro distribution build system, support of Debian, RHEL and other kernels, enhanced Python support, Portage mini-manifests, user-centric distribution model, and a large number of community infrastructure improvements.