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If you've had previous experience installing Gentoo Linux then a lot of steps will be familiar, but you should still read through as there are a few differences. If you're new to installing a Gentoo-based Linux, or new to Linux entirely -- welcome! We have attempted to make these installation instructions understandable to new users as well.
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<!div style="background-color: #eeefe3; border-radius: 8px; padding: 10px;">;Current Release: The current release of Funtoo Linux is {{c|1.4}}, sometimes referred to as {{c|1.4-release}} or {{c|1.4-release-Tstd}}. 1.4 is not an LTS ("Long Term Stable") release but the upgrade to 2.x LTS should be quite seamless so this version is generally recommended over 1.3 for long-term production deployment. ;Development Model:11Funtoo Linux is a ''community-developed'' Linux meta->distribution. If you use Funtoo Linux, you are welcome to contribute to its development via code.funtoo.org without going through any special procedure or complicated approval process. See [[Development Guide]] for more information on how to contribute to Funtoo. We also have [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2YVrx9jFJOd8aBrJBbXPir8zCMcK3Ip8 YouTube video tutorials] to help you get started. ;Documentation Styles:{{#ifeq:{{PAGENAME}}|Install/Introduction|We also offer the ability to [[Install|view the install instructions]] as a single page, suitable for printing.|We now offer the ability to {{NoteInstall|1=read and browse the Install Guide section-by-section}}. Online users may find this more convenient.}} ;Release Notes: To familiarize yourself with the latest changes in Funtoo Linux, [[Release Notes/1.34-release|Release Notes for Funtoo Linux 1.4]] are available. ;Upgrade Instructions: If upgrading from Funtoo Linux 1.3or earlier, please consult [[Upgrade_Instructions/1.4-release|Funtoo Linux 1.4 Upgrade Instructions.]] ;AWS Images: We now offer direct deployment of [https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B07KT3VN7Q/ Funtoo Linux in Amazon Web Services]. This is a useful option for those who wish to take advantage of AWS or deploy Funtoo Linux automatically. [[Amazon EC2 Launch|A tutorial-style guide on how to use AWS with Funtoo is available.]] ;Running Steam: We have new wiki documentation related to setting up the [[LXD]] container management solution to run things such as [[Wikipedia:Steam (software)|Steam]]. See [[LXD]] and [[LXD/GPU_Acceleration]] are for more information. ;New Fchroot Tool: Our new [https://code.funtoo.org/bitbucket/users/drobbins/repos/fchroot/browse fchroot tool] is now availableto allow you to run ARM and RISCV environments on PC-compatible hardware. This is a very effective tool for accelerating building of large pieces of software on resource-constrained ARM systems. See the [https://code.funtoo.}}org/bitbucket/users/drobbins/repos/fchroot/browse code.funtoo.org page], [[Frankenchroot]] and [[Frankenchroot/Live_NFS_Frankenchroot]] for set-up information.</div> Now that we've covered all that important information, it's time to get started installing Funtoo Linux!
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=== Installation Overview === <!--T:6-->
This is a basic overview of the Funtoo installation process:
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