Funtoo Linux History

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Funtoo arises from Daniel Robbins's experience with Gentoo (and prior to that Stampede). Gentoo_Ecosystem

Funtoo Linux History

Oct 12, 2015
Transition to mostly unforked tree, GNOME 3.16, shards.
Aug 25, 2010
Perl 5.12 stabilized in Funtoo.
Feb 1, 2010
Sunrise removed from Funtoo.
Jan 30, 2009
Perl 5.10 integrated into Funtoo.
Jan 8, 2009
Git support integrated into Portage.
Jan 6, 2009
Sunrise overlay merged into Funtoo.
Dec 15, 2008
Metro 1.2 released.
Nov 4, 2008
Metro 1.1 released.
Oct 18, 2008
First version of Metro, Linux automated build engine, released.
Aug, 2008
Daniel builds first unstable Gentoo stages -- requires modifications to upstream Gentoo tree.
Jul 2008
Daniel moves stages to 2008.0 profile.
Dec 2007
Daniel starts building Gentoo OpenVZ templates.
Dec 2007
Daniel starts building stable Gentoo stages.

From Inception to Gentoo 1.0+

Jun 10, 2002
Gentoo Linux 1.2 released. :) [1]
Apr 8, 2002
Gentoo Linux 1.1a released. :)
May 10, 2002
Gentoo listed as one of the top 10 Linux distributions on DistroWatch.
Mar 31, 2002
Gentoo Linux 1.0 released!!! [2]
Feb 16-17, 2002
Was in Brussels, Belgium to attend FOSDEM.
Aug 14, 2001
New Gentoo logo/web site debut -- designed by me! Still in use today! :)
Dec 11, 2000
Gentoo 1.0 Release Candidate 3 released.
Nov 3, 2000
Gentoo 1.0 Release Candidate 2 released.
July 26, 2000
Gentoo 1.0 release "imminent", CVS online, and rsync "coming soon".
Late 1999
Must have came back to Enoch and done the Gentoo name change right about now (the "Gentoo" name was Bob Mutch's idea). Started incorporating some FreeBSD ideas into Enoch... Portage (as we know it today) was born.
Aug 1999
My new dual Celeron mobo would not run Linux; went to FreeBSD, Achim Gottinger kept Enoch going.
May 18-27, 1999
First version of Enoch released, according to My blurb for Enoch: "Enoch is an advanced GNU/Linux distribution for the x86 PC Architecture, designed to bring your Linux experience into a new dimension. Or something like that." [3]
Apr 1999
Was working on Enoch. Wrote xpak .tbz2 code that is still in Portage.
Nov 1998
Was using/developing for Stampede Linux at home, but had not (yet) started Enoch?
July 1997
Started a new position at University of New Mexico, was using Debian 1.3.