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'''Technology should be fun, powerful and free.''' Funtoo is a community of people who are dedicated to creating a supportive environment for learning about and using free software, led by [[User:Drobbins|Daniel Robbins.]] Funtoo projects are listed below.
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[[Install|Funtoo Linux]] ([http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=funtoo distrowatch]) is a Linux-based operating system that is a variant of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux Gentoo Linux]. Funtoo Linux is a meta-distribution that builds packages automatically from source code. Installation images are optimized for the best possible performance on the latest Intel and AMD hardware. [[Subarches|See what we support.]]  '''[[Install]] / [[Subarches|Download]] / [[Metro]]'''}}
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[[Funtoo Compute Initiative]] is an active Funtoo and OpenVZ container-based compute infrastructure that our community members use and which hosts Funtoo projects. It is a DIY-style initiative with full documentation, designed to allow you to deploy extremely powerful compute infrastructures at very low cost, using new or used server hardware. You can use our compute resources or roll your own.
  
In this video, Jonathan Vasquez ([[User:Fearedbliss|fearedbliss]]) walks you through the process of installing Funtoo Linux with ZFS. See the [[ZFS Install Guide]] for detailed instructions.
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Our current hardware build is a 1U system that offers 1TB of SSD storage, 12 cores (24 threads) at 2.66GHz (Intel Westmere), 48GB of RAM and costs approximately '''$1050''' to build. [[Funtoo Containers]] on our own infrastructure are available from $15/mo.
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'''[[Linux_Fundamentals,_Part_1|Learn Linux]]'''! [[Awk_by_Example,_Part_1|Awk]], [[Bash_by_Example,_Part_1|Bash]], [[Sed_by_Example,_Part_1|Sed]] and more. The Funtoo community encourages learning. Many tutorial-style articles are available, many of which were originally featured on the IBM developerWorks site. '''[[:Category:Articles|Full Article List]]'''}}
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[[Keychain]] helps you to manage SSH and GPG keys in a convenient and secure manner. It acts as a front-end to <tt>ssh-agent</tt> and <tt>ssh-add</tt>, but allows you to easily have one long running <tt>ssh-agent</tt> process per system, rather than the norm of one <tt>ssh-agent</tt> per login session.
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See our full-size [[Usermap]] and find out how to become part of the Funtoo Universe!
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[[Funtoo Linux]] is a Linux-based operating system created by [[user:Drobbins|Daniel Robbins]], the creator and former Chief Architect of Gentoo Linux. Funtoo Linux is a Free software, or "Open Source" operating system. All distribution source code is freely available, and it can be used and distributed free of charge.
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Who develops and improves Funtoo Linux? '''You do.''' We are a completely open meta-distribution that is run by our users and a small group of support staff. Our development centers around the needs of our users. Any user can contribute code and help improve Funtoo Linux functionality on our [http://bugs.funtoo.org bug tracker].
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{{Note}} Feb 12, 2014: '''Clean GNOME 3.6 merges''' from funtoo-gnome-overlay hit Portage tree, '''GNOME 3.10''' on horizon -- [https://groups.google.com/d/msg/funtoo-dev/4JLeMOn-xMk/SifhK2GsiBgJ Learn more here]...
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* Learn more about [[Funtoo Linux]].
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* Why you should [[Choose Funtoo]]: ...and how it is different from other distros.
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* Visit [[:Category:Projects|Funtoo Linux Projects]] and also look at the stuff online for [[Metro]].
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* Learn [[:Category:Linux Core Concepts| Core Linux concepts]] from articles originally written by Daniel Robbins.
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* [[Funtoo Linux Installation|Install Funtoo Linux]]
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== How to Get Involved ==
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* '''wiki''': Help us maintain content on this wiki. Add yourself to the Funtoo [[Usermap]]. Read [[Page guidelines]] and make your first page!
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* '''bugs''': Our [http://bugs.funtoo.org bug tracker] is used to track all ongoing development work in Funtoo Linux. If you find a bug in Funtoo Linux, report it here. Also used for enhancement requests.
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* '''IRC''': Join us in the <tt>#funtoo</tt> IRC channel on <tt>irc.freenode.net</tt>.
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* '''mailing list''': The [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/funtoo-dev funtoo-dev mailing list] is used for development discussion.
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* '''forums''': [http://forums.funtoo.org Funtoo Forums] are available for forum-style Funtoo discussion.
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* '''blogs''': [http://larrythecow.org LarryTheCow.org] is a blog aggregation service for Gentoo ecosystem developers and users.
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* '''rss/atom''': [[Funtoo RSS and Atom Feeds]] displays the latest posts on the Forums and Planet Larry.
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Latest revision as of 14:57, November 2, 2015

Build something beautiful.

Funtoo containers for everyone.

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Technology should be fun, powerful and free. Funtoo is a community of people who are dedicated to creating a supportive environment for learning about and using free software, led by Daniel Robbins. Funtoo projects are listed below.

Funtoo Linux (distrowatch) is a Linux-based operating system that is a variant of Gentoo Linux. Funtoo Linux is a meta-distribution that builds packages automatically from source code. Installation images are optimized for the best possible performance on the latest Intel and AMD hardware. See what we support. Install / Download / Metro
Funtoo Compute Initiative is an active Funtoo and OpenVZ container-based compute infrastructure that our community members use and which hosts Funtoo projects. It is a DIY-style initiative with full documentation, designed to allow you to deploy extremely powerful compute infrastructures at very low cost, using new or used server hardware. You can use our compute resources or roll your own. Our current hardware build is a 1U system that offers 1TB of SSD storage, 12 cores (24 threads) at 2.66GHz (Intel Westmere), 48GB of RAM and costs approximately $1050 to build. Funtoo Containers on our own infrastructure are available from $15/mo.
Learn Linux! Awk, Bash, Sed and more. The Funtoo community encourages learning. Many tutorial-style articles are available, many of which were originally featured on the IBM developerWorks site. Full Article List
Keychain helps you to manage SSH and GPG keys in a convenient and secure manner. It acts as a front-end to ssh-agent and ssh-add, but allows you to easily have one long running ssh-agent process per system, rather than the norm of one ssh-agent per login session.

Drobbins

Keychain 2.8.2 Released

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