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Once you have rebooted into Funtoo Linux, you can further customize your system to your needs by using Funtoo Profiles.
 
Once you have rebooted into Funtoo Linux, you can further customize your system to your needs by using Funtoo Profiles.
  
[[Funtoo 1.0 Profile|Funtoo profiles]] are used to define defaults for Portage specific to your needs. There are 4 basic profile types: arch, build, [[Flavors and Mix-ins|flavor, and mix-ins]]:
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[[Funtoo 1.0 Profile|Funtoo profiles]] are used to define defaults for Portage specific to your needs. There are five basic profile types: arch, build, subarch, [[Flavors and Mix-ins|flavor, and mix-ins]]:
  
 
;arch: typically <code>x86-32bit</code> or <code>x86-64bit</code>, this defines the processor type and support of your system. This is defined when your stage was built and should not be changed.
 
;arch: typically <code>x86-32bit</code> or <code>x86-64bit</code>, this defines the processor type and support of your system. This is defined when your stage was built and should not be changed.
;build: defines whether your system is a <code>current</code>, <code>stable</code> or <code>experimental</code> build. <code>current</code> systems will have newer packages unmasked than <code>stable</code> systems.
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;build: defines whether your system is a <code>current</code>, <code>stable</code> or <code>experimental</code> build. <code>current</code> systems will have newer packages unmasked than <code>stable</code> systems. This is defined when your stage is built and is typically not changed.
 
;subarch: Defines optimizations for your CPU. The subarch is set at the time the stage3 is built, but can be changed later to better settings if necessary. Be sure to pick a setting that is compatible with your CPU.
 
;subarch: Defines optimizations for your CPU. The subarch is set at the time the stage3 is built, but can be changed later to better settings if necessary. Be sure to pick a setting that is compatible with your CPU.
 
;flavor: defines the general type of system, such as <code>server</code> or <code>desktop</code>, and will set default USE flags appropriate for your needs.
 
;flavor: defines the general type of system, such as <code>server</code> or <code>desktop</code>, and will set default USE flags appropriate for your needs.
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One arch, build and flavor must be set for each Funtoo Linux system, while mix-ins are optional and you can enable more than one if desired.
 
One arch, build and flavor must be set for each Funtoo Linux system, while mix-ins are optional and you can enable more than one if desired.
  
Remember that profiles can often be inherited. For example, the <code>desktop</code> flavor inherits the <code>workstation</code> flavor settings, which in turn inherits the <code>X</code> and <code>audio</code> mix-ins. You can view this by using eselect:
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Remember that profiles can often be inherited. For example, the <code>desktop</code> flavor inherits the <code>workstation</code> flavor settings, which in turn inherits the <code>X</code> and <code>audio</code> mix-ins. You can view this by using {{c|epro}}:
  
<console>
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{{console|body=
(chroot) # ##i##eselect profile show
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(chroot) # ##i### epro show
Currently set profiles:
 
    arch: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/arch/x86-64bit
 
  build: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/build/current
 
  flavor: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/flavor/desktop
 
subarch: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/arch/x86-64bit/subarch/amd64-piledriver
 
  
Automatically enabled profiles:
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=== Enabled Profiles: ===
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/print
 
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/X
 
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/audio
 
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/dvd
 
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/media
 
mix-ins: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/console-extras
 
</console>
 
  
To view installed profiles:
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        arch: x86-64bit
<console>
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      build: current
(chroot) # ##i##eselect profile list
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    subarch: intel64-haswell
</console>
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      flavor: desktop
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    mix-ins: gnome
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=== All inherited flavors from desktop flavor: ===
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                    workstation (from desktop flavor)
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                            core (from workstation flavor)
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                        minimal (from core flavor)
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=== All inherited mix-ins from desktop flavor: ===
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                              X (from workstation flavor)
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                          audio (from workstation flavor)
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                            dvd (from workstation flavor)
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                          media (from workstation flavor)
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      mediadevice-audio-consumer (from media mix-in)
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                mediadevice-base (from mediadevice-audio-consumer mix-in)
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      mediadevice-video-consumer (from media mix-in)
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                mediadevice-base (from mediadevice-video-consumer mix-in)
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        mediaformat-audio-common (from media mix-in)
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          mediaformat-gfx-common (from media mix-in)
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        mediaformat-video-common (from media mix-in)
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                  console-extras (from workstation flavor)
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                          print (from desktop flavor)
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}}
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To view available profiles:
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{{console|body=
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(chroot) # ##i##epro list
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}}
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Enabled profiles will be highlighted in cyan. Directly enabled profiles will be in bold and have a {{c|*}} appended.
  
 
To change the profile flavor:
 
To change the profile flavor:
<console>
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{{console|body=
(chroot) # ##i##eselect profile set-flavor 7
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(chroot) # ##i##epro flavor desktop
</console>
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}}
  
 
To add a mix-in:
 
To add a mix-in:
  
<console>
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{{console|body=
(chroot) # ##i##eselect profile add 10
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(chroot) # ##i##epro mix-in +gnome
</console>
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}}

Revision as of 05:29, April 26, 2015


   Note

This is a template that is used as part of the Installation instructions which covers: initial system configuration using Funtoo Linux profiles. Templates are being used to allow multiple variant install guides that use most of the same re-usable parts.


Profiles

Once you have rebooted into Funtoo Linux, you can further customize your system to your needs by using Funtoo Profiles.

Funtoo profiles are used to define defaults for Portage specific to your needs. There are five basic profile types: arch, build, subarch, flavor, and mix-ins:

arch
typically x86-32bit or x86-64bit, this defines the processor type and support of your system. This is defined when your stage was built and should not be changed.
build
defines whether your system is a current, stable or experimental build. current systems will have newer packages unmasked than stable systems. This is defined when your stage is built and is typically not changed.
subarch
Defines optimizations for your CPU. The subarch is set at the time the stage3 is built, but can be changed later to better settings if necessary. Be sure to pick a setting that is compatible with your CPU.
flavor
defines the general type of system, such as server or desktop, and will set default USE flags appropriate for your needs.
mix-ins
define various optional settings that you may be interested in enabling.

One arch, build and flavor must be set for each Funtoo Linux system, while mix-ins are optional and you can enable more than one if desired.

Remember that profiles can often be inherited. For example, the desktop flavor inherits the workstation flavor settings, which in turn inherits the X and audio mix-ins. You can view this by using epro:

(chroot) # # epro show

=== Enabled Profiles: ===

        arch: x86-64bit
       build: current
     subarch: intel64-haswell
      flavor: desktop
     mix-ins: gnome


=== All inherited flavors from desktop flavor: ===

                     workstation (from desktop flavor)
                            core (from workstation flavor)
                         minimal (from core flavor)

=== All inherited mix-ins from desktop flavor: ===

                               X (from workstation flavor)
                           audio (from workstation flavor)
                             dvd (from workstation flavor)
                           media (from workstation flavor)
      mediadevice-audio-consumer (from media mix-in)
                mediadevice-base (from mediadevice-audio-consumer mix-in)
      mediadevice-video-consumer (from media mix-in)
                mediadevice-base (from mediadevice-video-consumer mix-in)
        mediaformat-audio-common (from media mix-in)
          mediaformat-gfx-common (from media mix-in)
        mediaformat-video-common (from media mix-in)
                  console-extras (from workstation flavor)
                           print (from desktop flavor)

To view available profiles:

(chroot) # epro list

Enabled profiles will be highlighted in cyan. Directly enabled profiles will be in bold and have a * appended.

To change the profile flavor:

(chroot) # epro flavor desktop

To add a mix-in:

(chroot) # epro mix-in +gnome