Install Guide: Introduction
root # Welcome to Funtoo Linux!
Welcome to Funtoo Linux! This document was written to help you install Funtoo Linux on PC-compatible systems, while keeping distracting options regarding system configuration to a minimum.
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.
This is a basic overview of the Funtoo installation process:
- Download and boot the live CD of your choice.
- Prepare your disk.
- MBR Partitioning.
- GPT Partitioning.
- Create and mount filesystems.
- Setting the Date.
- Install the Funtoo stage tarball of your choice.
- Chroot into your new system.
- Download the Portage tree.
- Configure your system.
- Introducing Portage.
- Install a kernel.
- Install a bootloader.
- Configure the Network.
- Complete final steps.
- Profile Configuration.
- All Done! Enjoy!
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